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Cultures of DevotionFolk Saints of Spanish America$
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Frank Graziano

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195171303

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.001.0001

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San La Muerte

San La Muerte

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(p.77) San La Muerte
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Cultures of Devotion
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Frank Graziano (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.003.0001

This chapter explores the devotion to San La Muerte (St. Death) in northeastern Argentina. It explains the evolution of San La Muerte from a Guaraní-Christian amulet to a folk saint, and examines contemporary devotion in Corrientes and Chaco provinces.

Keywords:   amulet, Guaraní, Jesuit missions, death, bone, relics

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