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Sarita Colonia

Frank Graziano

in Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171303
eISBN:
9780199785193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the devotion to Sarita Colonia, the most prominent folk saint in Peru. It examines Sarita’s biography in relation to myth formation; compares Sarita’s story of virginity and ... More


Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Frank Graziano

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An in-depth study of St. Rose of Lima (1586–1617), canonized in 1671 as the first saint of the New World, serves to explore the meanings of female mysticism and the ways in which saints are products ... More


Redeemer of America: Rosa de Lima (1586–l6l7)—The Dynamics of Identity and Canonization

Rosa De Lima

in Neither Saints Nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157239
eISBN:
9780199849680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157239.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the saint-making process of America's first saint, Rosa de Lima. Through a reconstruction of her life story as an ascetic third-order Dominican in Lima and an examination of her ... More


Conclusions

Kathleen Ann Myers

in Neither Saints Nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157239
eISBN:
9780199849680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157239.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Two key periods in time and two geographical centers framed the lives of the women discussed in this book. The first was Lima, Peru, in the early 1620s. It was there that America's most lauded saint, ... More


Tensions between Adat (Custom) and Agama (Religion) in the Music of Lombok

David Harnish

in Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesias

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter provides a comprehensive look at the coming and growth of Islam, its splinter into traditionalist (here meaning nominal Muslims who embrace adat traditional customs/laws) and orthodox ... More


Toward Armed Struggle

Michael F. Brown and Eduardo Fernandez

in War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074354
eISBN:
9780520911352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074354.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Lima is Peru's capital and is a city that defies idealism. The Lima of the early 1960s was a brighter place. Cuba proved that a Marxist revolution could take place in what was coming to be called the ... More


Death of a Chronicle Foretold

Michael F. Brown and Eduardo Fernandez

in War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074354
eISBN:
9780520911352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074354.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Luis Shintori is one of the most forceful Asháninka leaders living near Cubantía. His reputation as a leader comes in part from experience in the world outside of Asháninka communities. The authority ... More


The Corporeal Image and the New World Baroque

in The Theater of Truth: The Ideology of (Neo)Baroque Aesthetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769549
eISBN:
9780804773492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769549.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Any attempt to theorize the Baroque poses a dilemma: whether Baroque refers to a universal style or to a historical period. This dilemma consistently haunts the work of theorists such as Heinrich ... More


The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Daniella Gandolfo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In 1996, against the backdrop of Alberto Fujimori's increasingly corrupt national politics, an older woman in Lima, Peru—part of a group of women street sweepers protesting the privatization of the ... More


Becoming a Chilean army: The Ejército Libertador del Perú, 1818–1823

Juan Luis Ossa Santa Cruz

in Armies, Politics and Revolution: Chile, 1808-1826

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381328
eISBN:
9781781384909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381328.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the organization of the Ejército Libertador del Perú and the political consequences brought about by its creation. It is contended that the military aspects of San Martín’s ... More


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