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Miracles on the Border : Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States - 95 edition

Miracles on the Border : Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States (ISBN10: 0816514976; ISBN13: 9780816514977)
ISBN13: 978-0816514977
ISBN10: 0816514976

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ISBN13: 978-0816514717
ISBN10: 0816514712

Summary: A comprehensive introduction to the Mexican retablo--folk images painted on sheets of tin that are offered as votives of thanks to Christ or the Virgin Mary for a miracle granted or a favor bestowed. Discusses votive offerings around the world, the emergence of Mexican retablos, how the paintings have influenced Mexican art, the special category of migrants' retablos, and presents 40 full-color retablo paintings with English translations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, O
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Summary: A comprehensive introduction to the Mexican retablo--folk images painted on sheets of tin that are offered as votives of thanks to Christ or the Virgin Mary for a miracle granted or a favor bestowed. Discusses votive offerings around the world, the emergence of Mexican retablos, how the paintings have influenced Mexican art, the special category of migrants' retablos, and presents 40 full-color retablo paintings with English translations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
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Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Year Published: 1995
International: No



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