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The Ethnographic Vision of John L. Gwaltney: The Thrice Shy, A Forgotten Gem

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Gwaltney, John L. 1967. The Thrice Shy: Cultural Accommodation to Blindness and Other Disasters in a Mexican Community. New York and London: Columbia University Press. 219 pp., including four appendices, references, and index.

I once had a housemate who, each year for a decade running, would set aside a week to take a break from the hyperkinetic pace of …

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Forgotten Gems — a new series

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What sources of creative insight and inspiration might scholars today find in the history of our field — in particular, in some of the paths not taken? What hidden treasures lie buried in overlooked and neglected works from the past?

With Lesley Sharp’s original essay, “The Ethnographic Vision of John L. Gwaltney:  The Thrice Shy, A Forgotten Gem