La Fiesta De Los Tastoanes / Edition 1

La Fiesta De Los Tastoanes / Edition 1

by Olga N Jera-Ram Rez, Olga N. Jera-Ram Rez
     
 

An intimate study of a religious festival in contemporary Mexico that skillfully weaves together ethnography, history, and folklore.See more details below

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An intimate study of a religious festival in contemporary Mexico that skillfully weaves together ethnography, history, and folklore.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826319982
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: First Encounters3
Ch. 1The Festival Performance: A Description14
Ch. 2Personal Encounters29
Ch. 3Contested Histories45
Ch. 4Jocotan Today62
Ch. 5A Religious Conversion Story91
Ch. 6The Prenda System: Reciprocity and Resistance105
Ch. 7Compromising Positions: The Politics of Hybridization117
Ch. 8Competing Forms of Cultural Reproduction134
Ch. 9Summary and Conclusions148
Notes155
Selected Bibliography163
Index183

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