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Author Griffith, James S.

Title A shared space : folklife in the Arizona-Sonora borderlands / by James S. Griffith.

Imprint Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1995.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 207 pages) : illustrations, map
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Folklife of the West ; v. 1
Folklife of the West ; v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-198) and index.
Contents Respect and continuity : the arts of death in a border community -- The Magdalena holy picture : religious folk art in two cultures -- Cascarones : a florescent folk art form in southern Arizona -- El Tiradito and Juan Soldado : two victim intercessors of the western borderlands -- The Black Christ of ÍMuris : a study in cultural fit -- "The Mormon cowboy" : an Arizona cowboy song and its community -- Leonardo Yañez and "El moro de cumpas" : a borderlands horse-race ballad and its composer -- Baroque principles of organization in contemporary Mexican American Arizona.
Summary Where it divides Arizona and Sonora, the international boundary between Mexico and the United States is both a political reality, literally expressed by a fence, and, to a considerable degree, a cultural illusion. Mexican, Anglo, and Native American cultures straddle the fence; people of various ethnic backgrounds move back and forth across the artificial divide, despite increasing obstacles to free movement. On either side is found a complex cultural mix of ethnic, religious, and occupational groups. In A Shared Space James Griffith examines many of the distinctive folk expressions of this varied cultural region.
Note Print version record.
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Subject Arizona -- Social life and customs.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs.
Folklore -- Arizona.
Folklore -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Borderlands -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Borderlands -- Arizona.
Folklore -- United States.
Folklore -- Mexico.
Folklore -- Arizona.
Folklore -- Mexique -- Sonora (État)
Arizona -- Mœurs et coutumes.
Sonora (Mexique : État) -- Mœurs et coutumes.
Arizona -- Frontières -- Mexique -- Sonora (État)
Sonora (Mexique : État) -- Frontières -- Arizona.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Borderlands. (OCoLC)fst01723579
Folklore. (OCoLC)fst00930306
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Arizona. (OCoLC)fst01204820
Mexico -- Sonora (State) (OCoLC)fst01330176
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Other Form: Print version: Griffith, James S. Shared space. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1995 0874211875 (DLC) 95004388 (OCoLC)32432113
ISBN 9780874213751 (electronic bk.)
0874213754 (electronic bk.)
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Standard No. 9780874211986
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