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In the Eye of the Sun: Mexican Fiestas

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Publisher Comments:

The fiestas provide tangible links to the pre-Hispanic cultures of middle America, intertwining some of the great Pagan festivals of these ancient peoples with catholic ritual and tradition. In the is a remarkable visual chronicle of Mexican life. The book also includes an introduction by Richard Rodriguez and an essay by J.M.G. Le Clezio.

Synopsis:

Geoff Winningham began photographing the popular fiestas of Mexico in 1984. Returning to the same Mexican villages several times a year, he formed personal relationships with families who permitted him to photograph them in the intimacy of their homes, and local officials who gave him special access to all phases of the celebrations.

Synopsis:

Geoff Winningham began photographing the popular fiestas of Mexico in 1984. Returning to the same Mexican villages several times a year, he formed personal relationships with families who permitted him to photograph them in the intimacy of their homes, and local officials who gave him special access to all phases of the celebrations.

Synopsis:

In The Eye Of The Sun Mexican Fiestas is an illustrated book on the preparations and rituals of Mexican fiestas. From costume preparation to wood carving and flower weaving, to animal selection and its sacrifice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393315844
With:
Rodriquez, Richard
With:
Le Clezio, Jean-Marie Gustave
With:
Rodriquez, Richard
With:
Le Clezio, Jean-Marie Gustave
Photographer:
Winningham, Geoff
Introduction:
Rodriquez, Richard
Essay:
Le Clezio, Jean-Marie Gustave
Author:
Le Clezio, Jean-Marie Gustave
Author:
Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio
Author:
Winningham, Geoff
Author:
Rodriguez, Richard
Author:
Le Clezio, J. M. G.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Holidays (non religious)
Subject:
Festivals
Subject:
Travel and travel guides
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Travel - World/Central America
Subject:
Mexico Social life and customs Pictorial works.
Subject:
Festivals Mexico Pictorial works.
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/Central America
Subject:
Mexico Social life and customs.
Subject:
Festivals -- Mexico.
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Travel - General
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
22
Publication Date:
19961131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.1 x 11.8 x 0.4 in 1.18 lb

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Product details 96 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393315844 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Geoff Winningham began photographing the popular fiestas of Mexico in 1984. Returning to the same Mexican villages several times a year, he formed personal relationships with families who permitted him to photograph them in the intimacy of their homes, and local officials who gave him special access to all phases of the celebrations.
"Synopsis" by , Geoff Winningham began photographing the popular fiestas of Mexico in 1984. Returning to the same Mexican villages several times a year, he formed personal relationships with families who permitted him to photograph them in the intimacy of their homes, and local officials who gave him special access to all phases of the celebrations.
"Synopsis" by , In The Eye Of The Sun Mexican Fiestas is an illustrated book on the preparations and rituals of Mexican fiestas. From costume preparation to wood carving and flower weaving, to animal selection and its sacrifice.
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