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A kindly scrutiny of human nature : essays in honour of Richard Slobodin

Author: Richard Slobodin; Richard J Preston
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays honouring Richard (Dick) Slobodin, one of the great anthropologists of the Canadian North. A short biography is followed by essays describing his formative thinking about human nature and human identities, his humanizing force in his example of living a moral, intellectual life, his discernment of people's ability to make informed choices and actions, his freedom from ideological fashions, his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
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Kindly scrutiny of human nature.
Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2009
Named Person: Richard Slobodin; Richard Slobodin; Richard Slobodin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Slobodin; Richard J Preston
ISBN: 9781554581207 1554581206 9781554587681 1554587689 1282534416 9781282534414 9786612534416 6612534419
OCLC Number: 647922222
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages) : portraits
Contents: Introduction / Richard J. Preston and Harvey A. Feit --
1. Richard Slobodin's Ethnography and Human Nature / Richard J. Preston --
2. Dick Slobodin: The Anthropology of a Divided Self / Sam Ajzenstat --
3. Slobodin as Example: A Note on a Dialectics of Style / Kenneth Little --
4. Writing against the Grain of Materialist Orthodoxy: Richard Slobodin and the Teetl'it Gwich'in / Robert Wishart and Michael Asch --
5. Histories of the Past, Histories of the Future: The Committed Anthropologies of Richard Slobodin, Frank G. Speck, and Eleanor Leacock / Harvey A. Feit --
6. Slobodin "among the Metis," 1938-98: Anthropologist, Scholar, Historian, and Fieldworker par excellence / Mary Black-Rogers --
7. Richard Slobodin and the Creation of the Amerindian Rebirth Book / Antonia Mills --
8. Richard Slobodin as Scholar of Societies / David J. Damas --
9. Caribou Hunt / Richard Slobodin.
Other Titles: Essays in honour of Richard Slobodin
Responsibility: Richard J. Preston, editor.
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Offers a collection of essays honouring Richard (Dick) Slobodin, one of the great anthropologists of the Canadian North. A short biography is followed by essays describing his formative thinking  Read more...

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``These essays are loving, thoughtful and well-crafted. The book is a little gem, in fitting tribute to the thoughtful and well-crafted work of Richard Slobodin, one of the founders of the McMaster Read more...

 
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