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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (4): 751–753.
Published: 01 November 2020
...R. Andrew Chesnut In what is the strongest contribution, the chapter by Judith Katia Perdigón Castañeda and Bernardo Robles Aguirre skillfully explores one of the most visible manifestations of devotion to the skeleton saint: tattoos. The authors convincingly demonstrate how having Santa Muerte...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 May 2019
... decades earlier, many believed that religious devotion helped to terminate the 1857 cholera epidemic. In turn, Leavitt-Alcántara's attention to the far-reaching social, economic, and political effects of the 1773 earthquake may compel environmental historians to dig more deeply into that topic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (3): 560–562.
Published: 01 August 2023
...A. Katie Harris The Stations of the Cross in Colonial Mexico: The “Via crucis en mexicano” by Fray Agustín de Vetancurt and the Spread of a Devotion . By John F. Schwaller . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press ; San Diego : Academy of American Franciscan History , 2022. Figures...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Luis Cerda The Art of Private Devotion: Retablo Painting of Mexico . Edited by Giffords Gloria Fraser . Austin : University of Texas Press , 1991 . Photographs. Notes. Bibliography . 126 pp. Paper . $24.95 . Copyright 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 El libro editado...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Paul Ramírez; William B. Taylor Abstract Colonial inhabitants of Mexico City were accustomed to coping with natural disasters, including disease epidemics, droughts, floods, and earthquakes, which menaced rich and poor alike and stirred fervent devotion to miraculous images and their shrines...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Sarah Cline The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico . By Tavárez David . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2011 . Illustrations. Tables. Glossary. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xii , 384 pp. Cloth . Copyright 2012 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (1): 63–94.
Published: 01 February 2017
... highlights transformations in church governance, popular devotion, and racial politics in late nineteenth-century Brazil. The article documents the local impact of Romanization (ca. 1850–1960), the effort by papal authorities and Catholic Church officials in Brazil to create greater conformity in ritual...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (4): 681–718.
Published: 01 November 2019
... expressions of black pride. They did so, however, with varying degrees of success, much as the long legacy of devotion to slave-crafted religiosity and the survival of black discourses of identity reveal then and today. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 When President Barack Obama made his...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (3): 407–438.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lina Del Castillo Abstract When recognition of independence lay tantalizingly out of reach, officials of the first Colombian republic devoted funds and expertise toward hiring French-trained naturalists for an expedition. These officials' plan to gain diplomatic recognition of Colombia through...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (3): 596–598.
Published: 01 August 2012
... This study of contemporary devotion to the Virgin of Guadalupe begins outside of Chicago at a “Second Tepeyac” shrine in Des Plaines, Illinois. By starting far from Juan Diego’s hillock in Mexico, Elaine Peña demands a fundamental rethinking of what it means to be Mexican, Catholic, and pious. She takes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 357–360.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of the devotion during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. There just is not much to go on. And the four seventeenth-century Guadalupan hagiographers—Miguel Sánchez, Luis Lasso de la Vega, Luis Becerra Tanco, and Francisco de Florencia—whose ready-made narratives are cited over and over...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and the fact that few people have explained the nature of their belief. However, people have left evidence of their beliefs in the construction of churches and shrines, the printing of devotional writings and sermons of notable preachers, and the worship of images in consecrated spaces. The devotion...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 August 2011
... organization and as a way of life,” Edward Wright-Rios brings together the religious perspectives of ecclesiastical authorities, parish priests, and laypeople around the promotion of local devotions (p. 6). He argues that, in the wake of the anticlerical “reform laws” of the 1850s and 1860s, clergymen...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (3): 492.
Published: 01 August 1993
... . Copyright 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 To most students of the conquest, Santiago Matamoros is a well-known figure. But brief references in the chronicles do not capture the full significance and weight of the popular devotion to St. James the Moorslayer, which lies at the heart of Spanish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (4): 760–761.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Patrick Foley Guadalupe and Her Faithful is a book that everyone — scholars, students, or persons just wanting to come to a more clear understanding of Hispanic Catholics and their devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe — especially in the San Antonio area — must read. It should be available...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 160–162.
Published: 01 February 2019
... was dangerously pagan, she was, Poole argues, not a syncretic product of a European Marian devotion and the pre-Columbian cult of Tonantzin (if this word ever referred to a particular Mesoamerican deity at all). Furthermore, the devotion to the apparition story was largely restricted to the ethnically Spanish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (2): 352–353.
Published: 01 May 2015
... on the cultural history of religion, both elite and popular. Communities did not select their Christs or Virgins by chance. The dominant order in Pomata was the Dominicans, for whom the Rosary was a signature devotion; she offers a fascinating account of the historical interconnections between prayer beads, roses...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 297–298.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Jessica J. Fowler Douglass Sullivan-González's The Black Christ of Esquipulas: Religion and Identity in Guatemala seeks to demonstrate how the turbulent political history of Guatemala found itself reflected in perceptions of this constantly darkening Catholic shrine. Over time, “devotional...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 548–550.
Published: 01 August 2011
... forms of baroque piety and replace them with more interior and individual devotions. O’Hara insists that the project stemmed in part from the elite’s rhetorical conflation of baroque piety with Indianness. This resulted in the reformers’ attempt to Hispanicize popular piety. In New Spain in general...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (4): 715–716.
Published: 01 November 2020
... significant indigenous and Spanish devotion, to broach that broader question. Solari views two common explanations for indigenous adoption of Catholic imagery as inadequate. Scholars have emphasized either iconographical similarities between Catholic saints and precontact divinities or placement...