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Originally published by the Smithsonian Institution in 1994, Stephanie C. Kane's The Phantom Gringo Boat has been recognized as a ground-breaking piece of ethnological research. This second edition contains a new preface by the author and, reprinted in an Appendix, two supplementary essays on gender, the rain-forest and the state, and three reviews of the first edition.
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"A fascinating work that will be very useful in courses on South American ethnology, development, ethnohistory, and ethnographic writing." --Jonathan D. Hill, American Ethnologist
"A marvelously sensitive, stimulating, witty, yet forboding portrait of life on the tropical forest frontier between Central and South America." --P. R. Sullivan, Choice
"Among the best and most elegant works of ethnography that I’ve ever read. . . . a model of ethnographic practice and representation." --Paul Stoller, American Anthropologist
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