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Guadalupe In New York

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Alyshia Galvez | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780814732151
ISBN 13 : 0814732151

Every December 12th, thousands of Mexican immigrants gather for the mass at New York City’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe’s feast day. They kiss i..


Rereading The Black Legend

Pub Date : 2008-09-15 | Author : Margaret R. Greer | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226307244
ISBN 13 : 0226307247

The phrase “The Black Legend” was coined in 1912 by a Spanish journalist in protest of the characterization of Spain by other Europeans as a backward country defined by ignoran..


In The Shadow Of The Virgin

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Gretchen D. Starr-LeBeau | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 069109683X
ISBN 13 : 9780691096834

On June 11, 1485, in the pilgrimage town of Guadalupe, the Holy Office of the Inquisition executed Alonso de Paredes--a converted Jew who posed an economic and political threat to ..


The Human Tradition In Colonial Latin America

Pub Date : 2013-05-02 | Author : Kenneth J. Andrien | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781442213005
ISBN 13 : 1442213000

The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America is an anthology of stories of largely ordinary individuals struggling to forge a life during the unstable colonial period in Latin Ame..



Secrecy And Deceit

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : David Martin Gitlitz | Publisher : UNM Press

ISBN 10 : 082632813X
ISBN 13 : 9780826328137

Secrecy and Deceit documents the religious customs of the Iberian Jews who converted to Catholicism, largely under duress, in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Although many ..