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Wake, Eleanor, 1948-
Framing the sacred : the Indian churches of early colonial Mexico / Eleanor Wake
Alternate Title Indian churches of early colonial Mexico
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  NA5253 .W35 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Church architecture -- Mexico
Architecture, Spanish colonial -- Mexico
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Mexico
Christian art and symbolism -- Mexico -- Modern period, 1500-
Symbolism in architecture -- Mexico
Indian art -- Mexico
Architecture and society -- Mexico -- History -- 16th century
Physical Description xxi, 338 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-322) and index
Contents Ritual manifestations and the search for the sacred -- Colonial ritual and the accommodation of the Christian sacred -- Indoctrination and the building of churches -- Native perception of churches -- Architectural detail : embedded stones -- Painting and sculpture in an Indo-Christian context -- Framing the sacred

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