Dersu Uzala [Vladimir Arseniev] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Vladimir Klavdievich Arseniev () undertook twelve major scientific .. The character of Dersu Uzala is a composite, according to the introduction, yet. IN THE STEPS OF ARSENIEV: KUROSAWA’S DERSU UZALA AND ITS Russian explorer of Siberia, Vladimir Arseniev, entitled В дебрях Уссурийского.

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Return to Book Page. This is a great historical travelogue, a well born Russian officer exploring far eastern Siberia uzaala a guide named Dersu. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Some of the first two expeditions drag a bit because Arseniev has this need to mention e This is a great historical travelogue, a well born Russian officer exploring derus eastern Siberia with a guide named Dersu. I’m so grateful to have met this book and to have been able to read it in this way.

The third book of Arsenyev’s trilogy, In the Sikhote-Alin mountainswas published posthumously in Geophoto Home of the Amur tigerthe Himalayan black bear and Amur leopards, the Big Khekhtsir reserve is only a minute drive away from Khabarovsk on the border with China.

Arseniev considered himself great friends with his G I read this memoir of Siberian exploration because of Akira Kurosawa’s arsenniev film “Dersu Usala” which was based on it. The recent bestseller Tiger, by John Valliant, also a lovely book clearly takes its inspiration from Arseniev.


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I stayed up late reading this tender, touching, beautiful and sad classic memoir. The edition Courtney bought me is leather, with nice little sketches througout.

Arseniev considered himself great friends with his Goldi guide Dersu. Expect to be saddened, but you’re with a likeable guy who cares about what he sees and hasn’t a macho bone in his body. There are three main attractions in the story for me: It is a strange thing that such impressions are not purely personal and subjective, but were felt by all the men in the detachment Can you imagine walking around the forest, not the jungle, just forest like we have in Maine and running into one of those things?

Wouldn’t that make a great discussion group and a great reading list? None of this Hollywood Aragorn-patting-grass-where-hobbits-made-love: A few buildings from the early s survive in the city and the local museum has a few images of a young Arsenyev when he resided in Blagoveshchensk.

Arseniev, the author, recounts here three expeditions he did along the Sihote Alin and hinterlands between the Russian frontier and the Sea of Japan in the s. I simply had given no thought to indigenous people of most countries other than my own.

The reports into the landscapes and many numerous native and migrated peoples of the Ussurian Taiga are truly spectacular crossing many languages, races and cultures. Aug 26, Brent rated it it was amazing Shelves: Archived from the original on It was interesting to read about the landscape of that part of the world in a time when Russian, Chinese, and Korean settlers were interacting with nomadic people there.


At one point he and his men meet Dersu, a native of the area, who truly spent his life living off the land.

He is a survivor who chuckles at Arsenyev when he fails to spot a broken branch dersi the trail: This was another Book on Tape for the Pasadena-Pomona commute.

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Arsenyev will come not only to respect him and to depend on his expertise, but to form a strong friendship with the diminutive guide, offering him the shelter of his home in Khabarovsk when the guide’s eyesight begins to falter.

Inhe met the Nanai hunter Uzala. Dersu is a master at tracking animals, reading the weather and surviving in the the harshest of conditions. Present days in the Nanai village for tourists. I must confess arseeniev I did not uzalx the book.

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This unity led to his understanding of and respect for life. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Vladimir, 4th class Recipients of the Order of St.

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