Dersu the Trapper. V. K. Arsen’ev, Author, V. K. Arseniev, Author, Malcolm Burr, Translator McPherson $ (p) ISBN Dersu the Trapper has ratings and 71 reviews. Algernon said: Get out your man card and start punching: go on an expedition to the wildest Siberi. Eighty years ago, in , the eminent Russian explorer V. K. Arseniev published a memoir called Dersu the Trapper. It has been beloved of.

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Dersu had lived in the area for all his life, hunting and trapping, especially following an outbreak of smallpox that had killed his family. He would not kill trappeg than necessary to survive, nor overuse plants and taught the same to Arseniev.

This is a tight, very good plus or better book in the original complete DJ which has some overall rubbing and dust soil, but no chips. Find Rare Books Book Value. I simply had given no thought to indigenous people of most countries other than my own.

Cover of book spotted, soiled, but still good condition. Five stars for book and movie1 One of my all time favorites. See nothing, savvy nothing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Google Books — Loading The Obama Presidency Web 2. Retrieved from ” https: Aug 26, Trwpper rated it it was amazing Shelves: Arseniev was a Russian cartographer who undertook several expeditions in Siberia.


No need for me to crib those thoughts here, when Chad has already written them so finely.

It is also the basis for Akira Kurosawa’s prize-winning film Dersu Uzala. VG plus, no DJ.

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Kurasawa’s movie was the first complete work he produced after a suicide attempt. Books by Vladimir Trzpper. 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.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. A ‘classic,’ in Russia, but This book was turned into a really great movie in the ’70s. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jakujin Aug 24, I found this book fascinating on many levels, and much richer and deeper trappeg the Kurosawa movie which I cersu when I saw it some years ago. In the spring of he asked Arsenyev for permission to return to the woods.

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Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Her befriends Arseniev in the first expedition, Surreptitiously comes across him in the second, and then finally plan to meet for a third.

Defsu that spot there was an oppressive feeling in the air, something unhappy and painful, and the sensation of gloom and ill-omen was felt by us all. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The meeting of Dersu with modern society of the time era and the resulting interaction is of course an inevitable part of this story. We sat toasty by the fire.


Dersu the Trapper

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Originally published trpperthis English translation is reprinted in its entirety now for the first time. But he does this partially because he spent his youth reading American frontier literature like ‘Last of the Mohicans’, and all kinds of other books that talked about American Indians as noble savages, and it was almost like he couldn’t wait to get out to Siberia to find his own noble savages to write about.

The jacket is chipped, and has tears that were tape repaired, and are now stained.

Dersu Uzala – Wikipedia

The Pri-Amur country, so rich in forests and wild life, awaits the same fate, if energetic measures be not taken soon to prevent the wholesale slaughter by the Chinese. Arseniev is remarkably open to discussing the value of Dersu’s native beliefs and animism, and he really puts the guy on a pedestal.

An awesome bromance set in the late s of South East Russia. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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