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Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Frank Graziano


Historic Churches of New Mexico Today is an interpretive ethnography based on fieldwork among hispanic villagers, Pueblo Indians, and Mescalero Apaches. The fieldwork was reinforced by extensive research in archives and in previous scholarship. The book presents scholarly interpretations in prose that is accessible, often narrative, at times lyrical, and crafted to convey the experience of researching in New Mexican villages. Descriptive guide information and directions to remote historic churches are provided. Themes treated in the book include the interactions of past and present, the declin ... More

Keywords: New Mexico, historic churches, adobe, Penitentes, Catholicism, Pueblo Indians, hispanic village, Mescalero Apache, historic restoration, ethnography

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190663476
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190663476.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frank Graziano, author
John D. McArthur Professor Emeritus, Connecticut College