publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

Materials of the Sacred: 16th to 18th Century Religious Materiality in Michoacán

Garcia, Dominique Elise;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This thesis explores the visual language and culture of pre-Columbian and colonial Michoacán. Through imagery of the Relación de Michoacán and an artistic medium called pasta de caña de Maíz, the religious value of imagery of the P'urhépecha is explored.
Subjects
free text keywords: Art history, Latin American studies, Latin American history, Colonial Mexico, cristos de cana, Michoacan, Morelia, pasta de cana, Relacion de Michoacan
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