The Turkomans

  title={The Turkomans},
  author={Augustus Henry Keane},
AT the meeting of the Anthropological Institute on November 23, there was read a short but suggestive paper on these wayward children of the desert, contributed by Prof. Arminius Vambéry. The learned writer, who lias perhaps as great a personal knowledge of Eastern nations as any man living, regarded the Turkomans as on the whole the purest and most representative branch of the widespread Tûrki family and described their outward features as quite distinct from the Mongolian. His account was… 
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