Theater of a Thousand Wonders Hardback

A History of Miraculous Images and Shrines in New Spain

by William B. Taylor;

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Theater of a Thousand Wonders

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The great many shrines of New Spain have become long-lived sites of shared devotion and contestation across social groups. They have provided a lasting sense of enchantment, of divine immanence in the present, and a hunger for epiphanies in daily life. This is a story of consolidation and growth during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, rather than one of rise and decline in the face of early stages of modernization. Based on research in a wide array of manuscript and printed primary sources, and informed by recent scholarship in art history, religious studies, anthropology, and history, this is the first comprehensive study of shrines and miraculous images in any part of early modern Latin America.

Theater of a Thousand Wonders by William B. Taylor was published by Cambridge University Press in September 2016. The ISBN for Theater of a Thousand Wonders is 9781107102675.

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Details for Theater of a Thousand Wonders

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (September 2016)
Number of Pages738
Thickness50 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4490555
Page last updated 21st April 2018
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