The Phantom Gringo Boat: Shamanic Discourse and Development in Panama / Edition 2

The Phantom Gringo Boat: Shamanic Discourse and Development in Panama / Edition 2

by Stephanie C. Kane
     
 

ISBN-10: 1877275662

ISBN-13: 9781877275661

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Lisa Loucks Christenson Publishing, LLC

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781877275661
Publisher:
Lisa Loucks Christenson Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface for Second Edition, ........................................................................................ix
Preface, ....................................................................................................................xiii
Abbreviations, ...........................................................................................................xv
Acknowledgments, ...................................................................................................xvii
Introduction, .............................................................................................................xix
Chronology, .............................................................................................................xxv
1 Contours of Social Space, ........................................................................................1
2 Authentic Discontinuities, .........................................................................................20
3 Transformation and Taboo (Burning Forests), ..........................................................43
4 The Absent Patriarch, ..............................................................................................52
5 Techno-Magic (Canoe Construction), ......................................................................66
6 Misfortune’s Hat, .....................................................................................................83
7 Scale of Sentient Beings (Political Economy of Race and Gender), ............................97 
8 Shaman’s Song, .....................................................................................................129 
9 Cosmo-Snake and the Nation-State, ......................................................................162
Notes, ......................................................................................................................185
Glossary of Emberá Words, ......................................................................................201
Appendix
The Rise of Patriarchy in Emberá Indian Village Law, .................................................209
Emberá (Chocó) Medicinal Plant Use, ........................................................................232
Reviews of The Phantom Gringo Boat, ........................................................................247
Bibliography, ..............................................................................................................267
Index, .........................................................................................................................279

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