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Apples are from kazakhstan

Apples are from kazakhstan

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Apples Are from Kazakhstan: The Land That Disappeared. Few would guess that Kazakhstan—a blank in Westerners' collective geography—turns out to be diverse, tolerant, and surprisingly modern, the country that gave the world apples, trousers, and even, perhaps, King A. Apples Are from Kazakhstan: The Land that Disappeared Hardcover. A funny and revealing travelogue of Kazakhstan, a country rich with wild tulips, oil, nomads who hunt with golden eagles, and a disappearing landlocked sea. Apples Are from Kazakhstan: The Land that Disappeared [Christopher Robbins] on theswingdj.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Almaty, whose old name 'Alma-Ata' means 'father of apples' in Kazakh, has claimed the honour of being birthplace of the apple for more than a. Apples Are from Kazakhstan: The Land that Disappeared. Few would guess that Kazakhstan—a blank in Westerners' collective geography—turns out to be diverse, tolerant, and surprisingly modern, the country that gave the world apples, trousers, and even, perhaps, King Arthur. Apples are thought to have originated in Kazakhstan, he tells us, and tulips too; today it teems with abundant oil reserves, coal, copper, uranium.

One of the many charms of Robbins' work is a striking cover image/photo of a bright red apple with a Kazakhstan-shaped bite on the fruit's. The apples that we buy in our supermarkets are very likely descended from Central Asian ancestors that still grow in the wilds of Kazakhstan.

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