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Published: 24 January 2014

482 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199892983

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La Conquistadora

The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Amy G. Remensnyder

  • Covers over a thousand years of Marian history, from the Christian Reconquista in mediaeval Spain through to the re-conquest of New Mexico after the Pueblo revolts by Diego José de Vargas in the late seventeenth century and the establishment of the cult that is still in evidence today
  • Provides a comprehensive and multifaceted reconstruction of a complex history while never losing sight of the essential unifying thread of the story.