- "The half-year-long winter and the barrenness of the land made the ancestors of the kazakhs difficult to understand and imagine. They had to choose the arduous and turbulent way of life and production as nomadic herdsmen, and they followed the laws of nature year after year to travel through the earth. From the deep mountains of altai to the open areas in the northern tianshan mountains, the herdsmen migrated more than a thousand miles every year. , I have cell numbers list to move every four days in a year on average.", "Moving is a long and dangerous journey, and you must dress up to meet the unknown life with the most decent face.", "Spring brings the lamb, summer fattening, autumn breeding, and winter breeding. The life of a sheep is the year of a shepherd, what about the life of a shepherd?”, “in the wilderness, people need to be closer to animals and closer to plants. There is no luck in the wilderness, and there is nothing extra. ”
Although it is from the perspective of the han chinese, it is also a humble gesture of understanding, dialogue and even learning. What is civilization, what is barbarism, what is high and what is low, there are different definitions on this land.
Li juan's writing on the life of kazakh herdsmen is both realistic and poetic, and does not shy away from the hardships and darkness of life. The last bit of goodness may be preserved with the nomads. If you want to make an academic interpretation and ethnographic positioning of this series of novelized prose or prose novels, you may wish to refer to the masterpiece "Empires on the silk road: european and american scholar christopher I. Beckwith" the heartland of the asian continent, the history of central asia