By Richard J. Preston
A Kindly Scrutiny of Human Nature is a set of essays honouring Richard (Dick) Slobodin, one of many nice anthropologists of the Canadian North. a brief biography is by way of essays describing his formative puzzling over human nature and human identities, his humanizing strength in his instance of residing an ethical, highbrow existence, his discernment of people’s skill to make knowledgeable offerings and activities, his freedom from ideological models, his writings concerning the Mackenzie District MÃ©tis, his choice to take peoples adventure heavily, no longer metaphorically, and his wondering social association and kinship. An unpublished paper a couple of Thirties caribou hunt during which he participated finishes the gathering, giving Dick the ultimate.
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A Kindly Scrutiny of Human Nature: Essays in Honour of Richard Slobodin by Richard J. Preston