Akira Kurasawa was inspired by this book to make his Oscar-winning movie Dersu Uzala, (), George Lukas was inspired by the syntax Arseniev puts in. All about Dersu Uzala. The Books. English, German and others editions · Russian editions · The Dersu and Arsenyev. Dersu – photos · Arsenyev – life. Dersu Uzala (Дерсу Узала) is a nonfiction book written by Vladimir Arsenyev, a Russian officer sent on a series of exploration missions in the Siberian Far East.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The two books in jzala are amazing. I borrowed a copy of this book and read it many years ago and while I don’t remember it dersuu detail at this moment and I have just started to read it again I remembered enjoying it so much that I wanted a copy of my own. This is a great historical travelogue, a well born Russian officer exploring far eastern Siberia with a guide named Dersu.

More significantly, it also uzaala the character of Dersu, a native derus the area who grew up fending for himself in the wilds. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Counterfeiters — Stefan Ruzowitzky Details Tent Life in Siberia: In 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.

Arseniev describes three explorations in the Ussurian taiga along the Sea of Japan above Vladivostok, beginning with his first encounter of the solitary aboriginal hunter named Dersu, a member of the Gold tribe, who thereafter becomes his guide.

La taiga es una region inhospita de la parte oriental de Rusia, para muchos occidentales es una region desierta. Paperbackpages. It’s as if he is leaving a trail for us to follow.


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The few humans encountered on the trip are the original tribesmen Udehei, Nanai, etcthe first Russian settlers brought there by the Great Transsiberian Railway, some Chinese and Korean trappers. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Aseniev’s descriptions of the flora and fauna he encounters are delightful and he tells of the hardships of his journeys in a sometimes matter-of-fact way, even when they are life-threatening.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Barbarian Invasions — Denys Arcand Kurasawa’s movie was the first complete work he produced after a suicide attempt.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I don’t give books five stars very often, but this was an exception. View all 3 comments. War and Peace — Sergei Bondarchuk I want to revisit my anthropology classes and learn it all again. It completely changed the game pun intended. This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat I don’t think I would get nearly as much out of the film if I hadn’t read the book, first, because this is a time and place that’s very obscure to Westerners – and even some Russians.

Thus my excitement over discovering Dersu. Refresh and try again.

Can you imagine walking around uzzala forest, not the jungle, just forest like we have in Maine and running into one of those things? The recent bestseller Deru, by John Valliant, also a lovely book clearly takes its inspiration from Arseniev. Um dos melhores livros que tive a oportunidade de ler este ano. I enjoyed my time on the tiaga with the Captain and Dersu.

Mar 03, Tom rated it it was amazing. Even so, it is a good read about the “Wild, Wild East” that you never realized existed. In others mountains seem surly and wild. Vladimir Arsenyev was a military officer, an explorer of the Far East, a scientist, a traveler, and a writer who organized several prospecting expeditions in the Ussurian taiga between and Arseniev did find that man but civilization destroyed him as it seems to have done since the beginning of gook.


The real good stuff here is the window into what life was like in this area a hundred uzwla ago. Dersu could read the terrain and the weather like others could r An account of surveying expeditions sounds like dry reading but this definitely was not the case with this book.

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Jul 12, J. Vladimir Klavdievich Arseniev undertook twelve major scientific expeditions between and in the Siberian Far East, and authored some sixty works from dersj geographical, geological, botanical, and ethnographic data he amassed.

But the bridges across language, race and culture also have limitations, and the incursion of civilization exacts its toll. Yoichi Matsue Nikolai Sizov. Before writing this short recommendation, I checked what other reviewers had already contributed, to see if there was anything I could possibly add.

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Tsotsi — Gavin Hood Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 16, Jay rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dersu became the native guide for Arseniev’s expeditions, and much, much more than that.

Arseniev obviously recognized Dersu as the noblest of all men and desired to protect him from the dangers of a modern society in vain. Cinema Paradiso — Giuseppe Tornatore Arseniev titles his book after one of those native men, Dersu, who has lost his entire family bpok illness This book is a chronicling of the Ussuri Tiaga in east Russia of a surveyor for the railroad.