Guadalupe in New York : devotion and the struggle for citizenship rights among Mexican immigrants (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Guadalupe in New York : devotion and the struggle for citizenship rights among Mexican immigrants

Author: Alyshia Galvez; New York University
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every December 12th, thousands of Mexican immigrants gather for the mass at New York City's St Patrick's Cathedral in honour of Our Lady of Guadalupe's feast day. They kiss images of the Virgin, wait  Read more...

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Named Person: Virgen María; Virgen de Guadalupe.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alyshia Galvez; New York University
ISBN: 9780814732151 0814732151 9780814732144 0814732143
OCLC Number: 1026066983
Notes: Bibliografía: p. 211-225.
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Description: XVI, 236 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: On citizenship, membership, and the right to have rights --
Los Comit's Guadalupanos and Asociacion Tepeyac: their formation and context --
Our Lady of Guadalupe: the image and its circulation --
El viacrucis del inmigrante and other public processions --
La antorcha Guadalupana/the Guadalupan torch run: messengers for a people divided by the border --
Conclusion: Citizenship for immigrants --
Appendix: A note on methodology and the use of pseudonyms
Responsibility: Alyshia Gálvez.

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Professor Galvez presents the social and anthropological theoretical framework for all these developments clearly and succinctly, making this book a valuable addition to academic studies on Latinos Read more...

 
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