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Milagros : Votive Offerings from the Americans

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A driving force in folk religion, milagros or ex-votos, are found in cathedrals, humble chapels in rural areas and roadside shrines across Latin America. This book traces the use and artistry of these small objects, which are offered to saints and other popular deities by Latin Americans in return for favours or answered prayers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 175 x 205 x 10.67mm | 302g
  • New Mexico, United States
  • English, Spanish
  • 46 colour & duotone plates
  • 0890132208
  • 9780890132203
  • 1,300,346

About Martha Egan

For three decades, Martha Egan has been an importer and dealer in Latin American folk art and antiques through her Santa Fe business, Pachamama. She has authored two successful non-fiction books, magazine articles, and museum catalogue entries, and writes travel articles for The Santa Fe New Mexican. Raised near Green Bay, Wisconsin, she now resides in rural New Mexico.
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