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The Resource Day of the Dead in the USA : the migration and transformation of a cultural phenomenon, Regina M. Marchi

Day of the Dead in the USA : the migration and transformation of a cultural phenomenon, Regina M. Marchi

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Day of the Dead in the USA : the migration and transformation of a cultural phenomenon
Title
Day of the Dead in the USA
Title remainder
the migration and transformation of a cultural phenomenon
Statement of responsibility
Regina M. Marchi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Honoring relatives by tending graves, building altars, and cooking festive meals has been an honored tradition among Latin Americans for centuries. The tribute, "el Dia de los Muertos," has enjoyed renewed popularity since the 1970s when Latino activists and artists in the United States began expanding "Day of the Dead" north of the border with celebrations of performance art, Aztec danza, art exhibits, and other public expressions. Focusing on the power of ritual to serve as a communication medium, Regina M. Marchi combines a mix of ethnography, historical research
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
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Marchi, Regina M.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Latinidad : transnational cultures in the United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • All Souls' Day
  • United States
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • All Souls' Day
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
Label
Day of the Dead in the USA : the migration and transformation of a cultural phenomenon, Regina M. Marchi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-184) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An ancient and modern festival -- Mexico's special relationship with Day of the Dead -- Day of the Dead in the United States -- Ritual communication and community building -- U.S. Day of the Dead as political communication : a moral economy -- Day of the Dead in the U.S. media : the celebration goes mainstream -- The expanding hybridity of an already hybrid tradition -- The commoditization of a death ritual
Control code
ocn593295665
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 192 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813548579
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtnc4
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295665
Label
Day of the Dead in the USA : the migration and transformation of a cultural phenomenon, Regina M. Marchi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-184) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An ancient and modern festival -- Mexico's special relationship with Day of the Dead -- Day of the Dead in the United States -- Ritual communication and community building -- U.S. Day of the Dead as political communication : a moral economy -- Day of the Dead in the U.S. media : the celebration goes mainstream -- The expanding hybridity of an already hybrid tradition -- The commoditization of a death ritual
Control code
ocn593295665
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 192 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813548579
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtnc4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295665

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