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Cultures of devotion : folk saints of spanish America.

Author: Frank Graziano; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Spanish America has produced numerous 'folk saints' - venerated figures regarded as miraculous but not officially recognised by the Catholic Church. This book provides the overview of these saints, offering in-depth studies of the beliefs, rituals, and devotions surrounding seven representative figures.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Graziano, Frank, 1955-
Cultures of devotion.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)64453314
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Graziano; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195171306 9780195171303
OCLC Number: 191826277
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
San La Muerte --
Gaucho Gil --
Sarita Colonia --
Difunta Correa --
Niño Fidencio --
Niño Compadrito --
Conclusion.
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Graziano provides a fascinating insight into six current devotions to folk saints... Times Literary Supplement

 
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