Foreign News: The Great Caravan

"The Kazak's life is to go skimming over the plains on his steed, rounding up horses or collecting stray cattle. His tent is warm, his clothing ample, his belly full, and he lives a free and untrammeled existence with religion sitting lightly on him."

Ten years ago a British traveler who visited the Kazak nation on the plains of Central Asia came away with this idyllic description of an easy Asiatic cowboy's life. Since then part of this Moslem nation has made one of the most amazing journeys of modern times.

The Kazaks of Qomul lived their nomadic life in China's far...

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