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Faith and transformation : votive offerings and amulets from the Alexander Girard collection

Author: Alexander Girard; Doris Francis; Museum of International Folk Art (N.M.)
Publisher: Santa Fe : Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of New Mexico Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on examples from the Alexander Girard Collection ... this book describes the uses of these objects by people around the world who embrace different systems of faith and follow distinct cultural and ritual practices"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Faith and transformation.
Santa Fe : Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of New Mexico Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)891546012
Named Person: Alexander Girard; Alexander Girard
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Girard; Doris Francis; Museum of International Folk Art (N.M.)
ISBN: 9780890135044 0890135045
OCLC Number: 145431689
Notes: Collection housed at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, N.M.
Description: 158 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Alexander Girard: designer and folk art collector / Doris Francis --
Introduction: in the eye of the beholder / Doris Francis --
Mexico / Stanley Brandes [and others] --
Guatemala / Jonathan Williams and Barbara Mauldin --
Puerto Rico / Teodoro Vidal --
Brazil / Kathleen O'Connor --
Peru and Bolivia / Giuliana Borea Labarthe, Jonathan Williams and Barbara Mauldin --
Spain / Edward F. Stanton --
Italy / Francesco Faeta --
Byzantium / Jacquelyn Tuerk --
Greece / Jill Dubisch --
Poland / Hubert Czachowski --
Morocco / Mohamed Lahbib Nouhi --
West Africa / Allen F. Roberts, Wyatt MacGaffey --
Ethiopia / Peri M. Klemm --
Egypt / Earle Waugh --
Lebanon and Syria / Earle Waugh --
Turkey / Hande Birkalan-Gedik --
Iran / Parviz Tanavoli and Venetia Porter --
Central Asia / Layla S. Diba --
Pakistan / Kate Fitz Gibbon and Andrew Hale --
India / Ali Asani, Cynthia Packert Atherton, Doris Francis --
Sri Lanka / Gananath Obeyesekere --
Burma (Myanmar) / Carrie Haley --
Japan / Tamara J. Tjardes.
Responsibility: edited by Doris Francis ; collection photographs by Paul Smutko.
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