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The Siberians Farley Mowat s most dramatic expedition takes him deep into the little known regions of Soviet Siberia from the weather battered log houses of old Russia, to primitive deerskin tents pitched on the edge of the polar sea, and to Yaksutsk, one of the coldest places on earth, where on still winter days the warmth of human breath causes fogs to condense over the towns The Siberians reindeers, and vigorous women welcome Mowat with mare s milk and vodka, black bread and caviar, outrageous good humor, and a fierce love for their isolated yet booming territory An forgettable adventure in the other half of the Arctic. Free Download [ The Siberians ] author [ Farley Mowat ] – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

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  1. If you are wondering what Siberia was like in the late 1960 s, then this is the book for you Farley Mowat travels the arctic, meeting the locals and drinking lots of vodka and champagne Young Russians and native peoples of Siberia are building new cities and new industries together, maintaining everyone s cultural heritage, and all of it environmentally friendly The people he talks to describe the USSR as paradise and continually ask why the West isn t doing better While I agree with some of If you are wondering what Siberia was like in the late 1960 s, then this is the book for you Farley Mowat travels the arctic, meeting the locals and drinking lots of vodka and champagne Young Russians and native peoples of Siberia a...

  2. In 1966 and again in 1969 Canadian writer Farley Mowat spent weeks traveling across Siberia with a translator and his wife The visits were informed by his extensive study of the Alaskan and Canadian North, their people and wildlife his goal was a comprehensive understanding of the Arctic North and human impact, particularly its Small Peoples his term or indigenous people I think by Small People he means small in population numbers, although he never explains the term Mowat is captivated In 1966 and again in 1969 Canadian writer Farley Mowat spent weeks traveling across Siberia with a translator and his wife The visits were informed by his extensive study of the Alaskan and Canadian North, their people and wildlife his goal was a comprehensive understanding of the Arctic North and human impact, particularly its Small Peoples his term or indigenous people I ...

  3. Interesting look at the Thaw that was coming to the Soviet States in the 1970 s.Look at Writers of the period.The People of Siberia.Environmental Concerns of the unspoiled, untouched area of Siberia and the Soviet Man Woman and the upcoming youth who wanted to keep thing...

  4. I read a lot of Russian and Soviet fiction and non fiction I generally avoid non fiction about the Soviet Union because it tends to focus on the dark side of the Soviet years I have longed for apositive view because I have been certain that it could not all be bad The Siberians is a positive look at the Soviet history in the Siberian North It is positive and sometimes funny It is not a fairy tale where the workers sing Hi ho, hi ho, its off to work we go, but it is still very positi I read a lot of Russian and Soviet fiction and no...

  5. rating books is hard i really liked The Siberians , but it suffered from a disjointed ness due to the nature of the work a write up of two trips taken over a period of five years reads better as a collection of essays about siberia, hence the original title Sibir.

  6. 12 10 fascinating descriptions of Siberian life and people in the 1960s 6 10 political analysis 10 10 sexisms

  7. This travelogue from the 60 s would have made a good blog The chapters, while generally engaging, are a bit repetitious with Mowat visiting a region, giving a brief review of the local color and history, and then describing the great and happy people that he meets along the way.A number of other reviewers have stated that the author seems to be wearing rose tinted glasses as he meets the people of Siberia, and I tend to agree Either Mowat is a bit naive or he has an agenda, and I think it s a This travelogue from the 60 s would have made a good blog The chapters, while generally engaging, are a bit repetitious with Mowat visiting a region, giving a brief review of the local color and history, and then describing the great and happy people that he meets along the way.A number of other reviewers have stated that the author seems to be wearing rose tinted glasses as he meets the people of Siberia, and I tend to agree Either Mowat is a bit naive or he has an agenda, and I think it s a bit of both His writing suggests that he is an early environmentalist and a bit of a political radical, as many people were in the late 60 s Anyway, as he is carefully chaperoned across Russia, he spends time with people of the upper middle class in as much as that country can have such a class , that is to say successful busines managers and intellectuals No wonder everyone he meets seems happy and contented I have a feeling that those who were miserable with their lives we...

  8. This is a nonfiction account of two visits to Siberia by the Canadian author Farley Mowat in 1966 and 1969.I have mixed feelings about this book It is a pretty interesting read, but I feel likethe author was duped by the Soviets Here s a quick quote Would Tchersky prove to be the site of one of those dread work camps which, according to the writings of so many expatriate Russians and home bred Russophobes cover Siberia like a shroud of hopelessness Yeah, big joke I can t help feeling like This is a nonfiction account of two visits to Siberia by the Canadian author Farley Mowat in 1966 and 1969.I have mixed feelings about this book It is a pretty interesting read, but I feel likethe author was duped by the Soviets Here s a quick quote Would Tchersky prove to be the site of one of those dread work camps which, according to the writings of so many expatriate Russians and home bred Russophobes cover Siberia like a shroud of hopelessness Yeah, big joke I can t help feeling like he is making light of the crimes of a regime that caused tremendous death and suffering.There s a lot of glowing prose here about the enlightened way the So...

  9. Any one who doesn t like this book is obviously not interested in remote hydroelectroic projects, kimberlite deposits or gold The other reviews on goodreads correctly point out that the book is, on the face of it, a somewhat blase travel log, most notable for ubiquitous liquor It should be kept in mind that Mowat was the first Westerner to visit most of these places since the Russian Revolution and his somewhat pat descriptions of economic development were to his contemporaries mind boggling Any one who doesn t like this book is obviously not interested in remote hydroelectroic projects, kimberlite deposits or gold The other reviews on goodreads correctly point out that the book is, on the face of it, a somewhat blase travel log, most notable for ubiquitous liquor It should be kept in mind that Mowat was the first Westerner to visit most of these places since the Russian Revolution and his somewhat pat descriptions of economic development were to his contemporaries mind boggling facts with no comparison in the North American Arctic which is where Mowat first gained notoriety for his first book, People of the Deer, the critical and controversial bent of which no doubt ingratiated him with Soviet Officialdom More than any impression, this book leaves me wondering what fate had in store for the 100,000s of European immigrants to Soviet Siberia whether the diverse economies that the Communist state intentionally developed still linger to any meaningful extent fur...

  10. First read this in about 1983 and at the age of 13 found it heavy going but actually it s a very digestible, rather rosy specked look at life, and economics, in Siberia in 1966 69 where most people, native or imported from western Russia, were apparently very gung ho about the opportunities for freedom in industry, as much as anything that Sibera offered It really requires an update which I would love to undertake, if anyone would like to send me there on what has happened to the ne First read this in about 1983 and at the age of 13 found it heavy going but actually it s a very digestible, rather rosy specked look at life, and economics, in Siberia in 196...