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Our Lady of the Exile : diasporic religion at a Cuban Catholic shrine in Miami

Author: Thomas A Tweed
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Cuban-American popular Catholicism, focusing on the shrine of Our Lady Charity, Miami. Tweed uncovers not only why the shrine attained such importance and attracts so many visitors, but also what it can tell us about larger issues of religion, identity and place.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Tweed
ISBN: 0195155939 9780195155938
OCLC Number: 840926219
Notes: Originally published: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Awards: Winner of Winner of an AAR Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thomas A. Tweed.

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