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Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba’s Patron Saint Olga Portuondo Zúñiga Like Cuba’s population, Cuba’s religions reflect diverse origins, yet have been shaped by many common experiences. Under Spanish colonial rule Catholicism was the offi- cial religion, but Cuban Catholicism (like other...
Published: 23 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383789-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8378-9
... chapter 1 Patrón and Peón Labor and Authority on the Great Estates In the 1950s, the Aconcagua Valley was one of Chile’s most beautiful, wealthy, and productive agricultural areas. Surrounded by the protective and majestic heights of the Andes and bathed by the waters and tribu- taries of...
Published: 21 August 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382713-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8271-3
... does discover that both Jerome and R. Gerald Hobbs Lyra-the patron saints of Christian Hebraica-on occasion misun• derstood the Scripture? Jerome himself demonstrated numerous er• rors made by the translators of the Septuagint, and was in turn reproached for like...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388951-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8895-1
... violence is used against us.44 In this speech in the hall of Our Lady of Guadalupe (the patron saint of the Mexican people) in Delano, Chávez becomes a new “padre” calling for a new revolution. By consciously and directly connecting himself with the famous Mexican priest, Chávez set himself up...
Published: 07 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385653-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8565-3
... that while poverty and injustice plague the poor, intermediaries in the form of saints, ethical priests, holy persons, and good patrons do intervene between God and those in need; consequently, miracles can and do occur.4 In...
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... community’s patron saint, or their associated pro- fane activities, such as corridas (bullfights) or popular dances and cowboy dances, provide occasions that call for beautiful new hipiles. Hipiles must be ordered some months in advance, or a mestiza may make her own. On com- mission, the embroiderer will...
Published: 11 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386339-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8633-9
.... It is said that at this juncture Malverde became revered as the patron saint of drug traf- fickers Here is an example of how changed circumstances revise needs and can alter the character and reputation of a local saint. Juan Soldado underwent a similar transformation. unlike jesús malverde and...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391050-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9105-0
...Patrons, Matrons, and Resistance, 1899–1959 The management strategies and overall social relations at Tuinucú were generally softer versions of the system of rule at Chaparra. Both Manuel Rionda and Mario García Menocal practiced nepotism, giv- 5 ing family members jobs...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391050-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9105-0
...The Patrons’ Compact: “Peace,” “Progress,” and General Menocal, 1899–1919 The early twentieth century was an era of frequent political turmoil in Cuba, when rebellions surrounded every national election and sugarcane was the most threatened property on the rebels’ agenda...
Published: 20 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387527-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8752-7
... (maize field), forest, or grotto or chooses its residence by becoming unbear- Saints, Sinners, and State Formation 147 ably heavy during transportation, refusing to budge. Saints disappear when disgruntled or hide when threatened. Thus the village patron saint and sanctu...
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... This chapter relates the accounts of elderly Cuban women of street processions that occurred during religious festivals held before the 1959 Revolution, when they carried an effigy of Cuba’s patron saint, Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, a local advocation of the Virgin Mary, with them through...
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... produced political acrimony and even violence. In 1916, the Vatican granted the petition of a multiracial group of veterans of the War for Independence and recognized the Virgin as Cuba's patron saint. ...
Published: 04 January 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8762-6
.... Coffee bushes under shade tree, finca on Mombacho Volcano, 1991. 139 4. Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaría, patron saint of Diriomo, 1995. 139 5. Domingo Dávila, 1993. 140 6. Doroteo Flores Pérez, 1995. 140 7. Teófilo Cano surrounded by his sister and brother, with...
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... through proxy debates about religion, and “whitening” efforts produced political acrimony and even violence. In 1916, the Vatican granted the petition of a multiracial group of veterans of the War for Independence and recognized the Virgin as Cuba's patron saint. ...
Published: 25 June 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8455-7
..., Gail Boudreault and Eric Hartley; my parents, George Hartley (senior) and Helen Zadrozny; my in-laws, John and Virginia Mendoza; my dear friends, Donna Baker, Matt Richardson, and John Tritica; and my wonderful wife and soulmate, Valerie Mendoza. And to St. Jude, patron saint of...
Published: 26 September 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8751-0
... Zapatista de Libera- jornalero day laborer ción Nacional) Zapatista Army junta assembly or community of National Liberation gathering Glossary 341 juntas vecinales neighborhood Blood, patron saint of Teotitlán committees...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397038-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9703-8
... (Santiste- 84 Inka Bodies and the Body of Christ ban Ochoa 1963, 31; Flores Ochoa 1994, 57n6). The statues of patron saints were traditionally elevated on andas, the contracts for which do exist.30 The five carros in the Corpus Christi series were copied from a seventeenth...
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... hibit, so that these pieces now form parts of different private collections. Other popular santos are Saint Anthony, patron of those looking for girl- friends or boyfriends, and the so-called Miracle of Hormigueros, which por- trays a Puerto Rican legend in which a campesino was saved by the Virgen...
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By Pamela Voekel
Published: 09 August 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8429-8
... a local anthropologist who drives a town taxi, ‘‘because we know that divided we will be defeated In the neighborhood where I lived, as in all the barrios, confraternities wended their way through the cobblestone streets collecting for the annual celebration of the patron saint...
Published: 14 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394778-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9477-8
... these narratives, which combine stories and performances and are oriented toward the past, rests on black-Indian “mixture.” The first concerns a shipwreck and escaped maroons; the second the festival of San Nicolás’s patron saint; and the third the ritual drama La...