Central Asia has fascinated the world since Marco Polo and the Silk Road. Hertfordshire Press continues this tradition by publishing worldwide what is read in the region both past and present, translating from and between Central Asian languages, Russian, English and more. Building on unique links within the countries of the region, Hertfordshire Press has a broad list of titles that range from illustrated reference works, to the first publication in English of a revered Kyrgyz-language novelist, to academic texts and travel writing. Central Asia is right in front of you, and you need only to open a page.

Hertfordshire Press is an imprint of Silk Road Media, a publishing house which in 2012 celebrated 10 years of bringing the people, culture, business and wildlife of Central Asia to the world through magazines, travel guides and events. Hertfordshire Press translates, edits, designs and illustrates books, which are also published electronically for e-reader devices, and has arranged launches at venues across the country including the Royal Geographical Society; the Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre; the Institute of Directors; and Denton Wilde Sapte law firm, in London, and the University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow.  Titles are available in London from Stanford Books, Covent Garden; Daunt Books, Marylebone; Pushkin House, Bloomsbury Square; and Arthur Probsthain, Great Russell Street; as well as at bookshops, hotels and souvenir shops throughout Central Asia, and online at




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