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Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Origins and Sources of a Mexican National Symbol, 1531–1797
The devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, based on the story of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to Juan Diego, an Indian neophyte, at the hill of Tepeyac in December 1531, is one of the most important formative religious and national symbols in the history of Mexico. In this first work ever to examine in depth every historical source of the Guadalupe apparitions, Stafford Pool ...more
Paperback, 325 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by University of Arizona Press
(first published 1995)
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