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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (3): 571–572.
Published: 01 August 1989
...James Lockhart Todos Santos in Rural Tlaxcala: A Syncretic, Expressive, and Symbolic Analysis of the Cult of the Dead . By Nutini Hugo G. . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1988 . Photographs. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xv , 471 . Cloth . $75.00...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1958) 38 (3): 434.
Published: 01 August 1958
...Charles E. Dibble Copyright 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 Christo-Paganism. A Study of Mexican Religious Syncretism . By Madsen William . New Orleans , 1957 . Tulane University . Middle American Research Institute. (Preprint from Publication 19, pp. 105-180...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1988) 68 (3): 586–587.
Published: 01 August 1988
... This thin work seems to study the Mexican baroque literature of Sor Juana, Sigüenza y Góngora, and others in terms of a syncretistic vision. This syncretism was implanted in the New World during the conquest, both spiritual and military, as Europeans attempted to place the newly discovered reality...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (4): 737–738.
Published: 01 November 2008
... , $34.95 . Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 This grand and ambitious book proposes comparative analysis of religious and popular devotions to syncretic goddess figures in Europe and the Americas, including the Caribbean. Małgorzata Oleszkiewicz-Peralba focuses on “the Black Madonna...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (2): 386–387.
Published: 01 May 2007
...-Catholic syncreticism” (p. 50). These were layered over a Portuguese Catholicism that was itself already a syncretic faith. Her use of syncretism as a shaping concept implies a macro perspective on the historical problem: it is the culture that is syncretic. A perspective that started from the point...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (3): 506–507.
Published: 01 August 1987
... 1987 In describing folk Catholicism, ethnographers have been obsessed with idols behind altars. Ingham’s book is a physic to this preoccupation. His central thesis is that rather than being a thin veneer over indigenous religion, the syncretism of Mexican folk Catholicism is more European than one...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 February 1992
... theory popular in Europe at that time and thereby amenable to both syncretism and anthropological misunderstanding. Thus much of contemporary Mexican folk belief remains consistent with the Aztec medical world view. There are costs. The population argument is somewhat tautological. Medical beliefs...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 446–447.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Catholicism in the Americas. Part 3 examines patterns of postconquest religious syncretism in the three core areas. J. Jorge Klor de Alva explores the Nahuatization of Christianity, and Louise M. Burkhart analyzes the early history of the cult of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the roles of its Indian...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (2): 370–371.
Published: 01 May 2001
... syncretism, an adoption and adaptation of pre-Hispanic religious symbols, beliefs, and practices to the new Christian order. They differed widely, however, in their methodology. The Franciscans sought to retain what was “innocent” in such practices as songs and dances. Despite official opposition...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (1): 180–181.
Published: 01 February 1999
... in markedly different ways. Indeed, as Stam points out, Brazil is marked by the visibility of its syncretism, whereas the United States is founded on the notion that syncretism is hidden. Much of Tropical Multiculturalism probes specific Brazilian films for both content and context. Examining everything...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (3): 506–507.
Published: 01 August 2008
... new, revised apparition story reflected the nationalist aspiration of integrating all Cubans, regardless of race, in the struggle against Spain. Appropriately, the rowboat’s crew now included a black, a white, and a mulatto; moreover, they all shared the name Juan. For practitioners of the syncretic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 February 1987
... was chiefly intended to shore up Peter’s sinking barque. By extension, the incipient and innovative ecclesial base communities were either lures to win back souls caught up in syncretic religious movements or retreading plants to gird “folk” Catholics and their outmoded devotionalism in postconciliar truths...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Ernest J. Burrus, S.J. Inasmuch as the problem of the syncretism that resulted from Mexico’s native religions in their contact with Christianity arose at the very beginning of its formation and has persisted until today, every person interested in Mexican history should find the present volume...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 790–791.
Published: 01 November 1996
... Paintings by the Cuzco School of indigenous and mestizo artists show the cultural syncretism that followed the Spanish conquest of Peru, as art historian Carol Damian skillfully demonstrates in this book. By the seventeenth century, the artists produced a wide variety of paintings resembling European works...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (3): 589–590.
Published: 01 August 1996
... glimpses of the possible specificity of local patterns, but leaves them undiscussed. Nineteenth-century Antioquia may well have been as profoundly European as Arango’s treatment suggests, but the possibilities of religious syncretism and local idiosyncrasy remain wholly unconsidered. Part of the difficulty...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (4): 696–698.
Published: 01 November 1990
..., to be further hybridized in Brazil with African (themselves syncretic) and Indian myths and traditions. Judaism was also syncretic in Brazil. Edenization of New World nature was accompanied by projection onto an American backcloth of European mythology about monsters and demonization of inhabitants and fauna...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (3): 504–505.
Published: 01 August 1998
... problems reconciling Christianity with African religions. Gordon argues that many slaves developed a syncretic religion made up of elements of African religions as well as of Christianity. She also maintains that by the time of full emancipation in 1838, the majority of converted slaves had adopted a form...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (3): 495–496.
Published: 01 August 1998
... constructed by outsiders to them. Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert writes of the cinematic fascination with Haitian zombies as “tropes that encapsulate certain ways of looking at the cultural and religious syncretism of the African-Caribbean as exotic, foreign, ‘unknowable,’ and ultimately expendable” (p. 47). Alan...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (3): 504–505.
Published: 01 August 1997
... of this community—marriage and kinship, inheritance, distribution of political power, and the like. Such a close and nuanced reading leads him to argue that “the colonial period witnessed a process more complex than mere syncretism, with two cultural systems remaining distinguishable from each other while...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (3): 529–530.
Published: 01 August 2010
... This book is mainly a description of la Gran Nicoya and its people during the Spanish conquest. Its main objective is to demonstrate that change and destruction occurred with the conquest and colonization of Gran Nicoya. Some cultural elements were destroyed but were reelaborated through syncretism...