Romance of a Little Village Girl

Romance of a Little Village Girl

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The memoirs of a daughter of a prominent New Mexican family describe daily life, religion, politics, and the clash between traditions of Old Spain and modern cultures during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.The Matachines dance was sometimes given in the open plaza square, and from there the dancers came up the cordillera and gave ... Oil lamps and board floors were already in use in my village, but in some of the more remote villages the dance hall was illuminated ... herself looked so lovely in her fine silk or velvet gowns and fine jewels, I was always at her side silently admiring and learning, happy toanbsp;...

Title:Romance of a Little Village Girl
Author:Cleofas M. Jaramillo
Publisher:UNM Press - 2000


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