Botanica Los Angeles: Latino Popular Religious Art in the City of Angels / Edition 1

Botanica Los Angeles: Latino Popular Religious Art in the City of Angels / Edition 1

by Patrick Arthur Polk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0974872903

ISBN-13: 9780974872902

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: University of California-Los Angeles Fowler Museum

Associated with an exhibition of the same name at the UCLA Fowler Museum, this book examines the Latino botanica, stores that sell charms, herbs, potions and ritual items, and cater to all kinds of physical, spiritual and religious needs. Polk (world arts & culture, UCLA) has assembled a collection of essays and images, focusing on the altars, shrines, and other…  See more details below

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Associated with an exhibition of the same name at the UCLA Fowler Museum, this book examines the Latino botanica, stores that sell charms, herbs, potions and ritual items, and cater to all kinds of physical, spiritual and religious needs. Polk (world arts & culture, UCLA) has assembled a collection of essays and images, focusing on the altars, shrines, and other religious imagery. Color photographs display the typical botanica's shelves of candles, soaps, oils, and statuary, views of the exterior store fronts, and most of all the many varied altars and shrines. Essays touch on healing and community resource, personal stories, and Santeria and other Afro-Caribbean religions. Distributed by the U. of Washington Press. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780974872902
Publisher:
University of California-Los Angeles Fowler Museum
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
139
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.59(d)

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