Fiesta Time in Latin America Author:Jean Milne Fiestas can be divided into three groups: religious, civic and tribal. This book deals mainly with religious fiestas and with some of the annual tribal fiestas, Religious fiestas have a dual purpose -- devotion and conversion. Fireworks, dancing, markets and -- in some communities -- a corrida de toros are as much a part of the celebration as ma... more »sses and processions.
Jean Milne’s book takes you on a journey from the Mexican border to Tierra del Fuego but every time you arrive somewhere -- a large city or a small hamlet -- a fiesta will be ready to start or underway. To make sure that you get to the right places at the right time, FIESTA TIME has a country by country calendar of fiestas...« less