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All About Mary

Crèches Multilingual Bibliography

THE CRÈCHE - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY – ENGLISH +

Araki, Chiyo
Origami for Christmas
Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1986
(Nativity scene is one of 34 origami creations)


Arbeteta Mira. Letizia
Oro, incenso y mirra: los belenes en españa
Madrid: Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez, 2000
(Spanish language – many photos)


Arte tradicional del Nacimiento, El
Artes de Mexico, Revista libro numero 81, Ano 2006
Mexico D.F.: Artes de Mexico, noviembre de 2006
(“The Traditional Art of the Nativity Scene” –
A complete English version, pages 81-96)


Awalt, Barbe and Rhetts, Paul
Our Saints Among Us/ Nuestros Santos entre Nosotros –
400 Years of New Mexican Devotional Art
With an essay by Thomas J. Steele, SJ, and Charles M. Carrillo
Albuquerque: LPD Press, 1998
(catalog of a traveling exhibit of southwestern santos)


Babcock, Barbara A. and Monthan, Guy and Doris
The Pueblo Storyteller. Development of a Figurative Ceramic
Tradition
Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1986
(mentions Nativity makers, but no photos)


Bainton, Roland H.
Behold the Christ. A portrayal of Christ in words and pictures
Author assisted by Sumathi Devasahayam
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, A Collins Associates Book, 1974
(collection of images of Jesus Christ as depicted by artists
from the first to the twentieth Centuries – Nativity-related:
pp. 34-65)


Bang, Elizabeth
Christmas Doughcrafts
London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1995
(step-by-step instructions for carrying out over 130
original salt dough projects, including a 6-piece
Nativity scene of the Holy Family and 3 Kings)

Barbash, Shepard
Oaxacan Woodcarving. The Magic in the Trees
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993
(mention, photos of Nativities – many carvers produce)

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