Crossing Borders with the Santo Niño De Atocha
Badillo, David A., The Catholic Historical Review
Latin American Crossing Borders with the Santo Niño de Atocha. By Juan Javier Pescador. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 2009- Pp. xxiv, 256. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-826-34709-1.)
Juan Javier Pescador's thoughtful history of the Santo Niño de Atocha-from its Iberian origins as a Marian devotion (La Virgen de Atocha) through its rise in Zacatecas, Mexico, and spread into northern New Mexico and elsewhere-is a welcome addition for scholars of Catholicism in Mexico and the United States. Geared to a learned audience, it utilizes a wide range of archival and other primary documents, and vividly chronicles the devotion's evolution across borders as a "different way of …
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Publication information: Article title: Crossing Borders with the Santo Niño De Atocha. Contributors: Badillo, David A. - Author. Journal title: The Catholic Historical Review. Volume: 97. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2011. Page number: 189+. © 2003 The Catholic University of America Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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