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Mary, mother and warrior : the Virgin in Spain and the Americas

Author: Linda B Hall; Teresa Eckmann
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This wide-ranging and highly readable book explores the veneration of the Virgin Mary in Spain and the Americas from the colonial period to the present."--Jacket.
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Hall, Linda B. (Linda Biesele), 1939-
Mary, mother and warrior.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004
(OCoLC)656991970
Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda B Hall; Teresa Eckmann
ISBN: 0292706022 9780292706026 0292705956 9780292705951
OCLC Number: 55600805
Description: xiii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Spanish reverence --
Discoverers, conquerors, and Mary --
Our lady in Mexico : catechisms, confessions, dramas, and visions --
Mexico : images, fiestas, miracles, and apparitions --
The Andean virgin --
The virgin as national symbol : the cases of Bolivia, Mexico, and Argentina --
Evita and Maria : religious reverence and political resonance in Argentina --
Marian celebrations at the turn of the millennium --
Mary moves north : aspects of national identity and cultural dissemination.
Responsibility: Linda B. Hall ; Teresa Eckmann, illustrations editor.

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"In a brief review it is difficult to do justice to the richness of this book and its insights. It is well researched, well written, and enhanced by illustrations that truly support the text." -- Read more...

 
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