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Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769-1850

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Recovering lost voices and exploring issues intimate and institutional, this sweeping examination of Spanish California illuminates Indian struggles against a confining colonial order and amidst harrowing depopulation. To capture the enormous challenges Indians confronted, Steven W. Hackel integrates textual and quantitative sources and weaves together analyses of disease ...more
Paperback, 476 pages
Published October 17th 2005 by University of North Carolina Press
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Deborah
WOW!! Admittedly this is one of those specialized books that a reader might need personal or research connections to in order to enjoy ... it's hard for me to judge, as I have both. Suffice it to say: a fascinating look at the Carmel Mission in California, from pre-mission times to post-secularization. Names names (I found some of my ancestors!), places (I recognized indigenous village names!) and goes into every aspect of life. I appreciated Hackel's willingness to track down details, give cred ...more
Louise
Some of the early material was a duplication of the Weber book. Interesting to know what happened In e Monterey area.
Marlin
great book! very comprehensive and thorough info about california's history and the mission system.
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