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Birdman of Assisi : Art and the Apocalyptic in the Colonial Andes (Hardcover) (Jaime Lara)

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Lara’s book treats Francis of Assisi and his reception in the Spanish colonial New World by employing art history, religious history, and anthropology. He creates something akin to a three-dimensional holographic picture wherein the reader can observe the continuity of the ideas that grew up around the man and follow them into the present. He deals with both eschatology and apocalyptic. While concepts of millennium and apocalypse came out of the Christian European tradition they also intersected with Amerindian concepts of epochal upheavals, ends of eras, messianic returns, cosmic catastrophes, and prophecies fulfilled. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 353
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: History / Renaissance, American / Hispanic American, History / Medieval
Series Title: Medieval and Rennaisance Text Studies: Medieval and Rennaissance Latin America 1
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Mrts
Author: Jaime Lara
Language: English
Street Date: February 16, 2016
TCIN: 50994189
UPC: 9780866985291
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-8155
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