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The Missions of Northern Sonora a 1935 field documentation

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English



  • Tumacácori National Historical Park (Ariz.),
  • Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.)


  • Kino, Eusebio Francisco, 1644-1711.,
  • Pima Indians -- Missions.,
  • Spanish mission buildings -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.),
  • Missions -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.),
  • Tumacácori National Historical Park (Ariz.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-191) and index.

Statementhistorical and archaeological aspects, Arthur Woodward ; integrated with the architecture, text and measured drawings, by Scofield DeLong and Leffler B. Miller ; photographs, George Alexander Grant ; edited with preface, notes, appendices, and references, by Buford Pickens.
SeriesThe Southwest Center series
ContributionsPickens, Buford.
LC ClassificationsE99.P6 M57 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1726635M
ISBN 100816513422, 0816513562
LC Control Number92030728

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The Mission Frontier in Sonora Tarahumares To PIMA ALTO AND SUMA BORDERS References to this book. Mark Q. Sutton Snippet view - Bibliographic information. Title: The Jesuit Missions of Northern Mexico Volume 19 of Spanish borderlands sourcebooks: Editor: Charles W. Polzer: Edition. A Guide to Historic Missions & Churches of the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands Paperback – October 1, will aid anyone with a strong interest in the heritage of the Southwest and Northern Mexico -- Books of the Southwest: A Critical Checklist of Current Southwest Americana, January /5(1). A Frontier Documentary: Sonora and Tucson, This era in the history of southern Arizona and northern Sonora is now recalled in a series of historical documents that offer eyewitness accounts of daily life in the missions and towns of the region.5/5(2). Sanctuaries of earth, stone, and light: the churches of northern New Spain, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, Print. Well illustrated book about the Missions of Sonora and other northern provinces of New Spain. The book is heavy on architectural illustrations and construction detail. Greenfield, Amy Butler.

Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuén was a Spanish missionary who came to California in He founded nine missions and served as Father-President of the California missions for 18 years. Father Lasuén's Early Life. Lasuen was born on June 7, , at Vitoria in Cantabria, Spain. He was a man of symmetrical build with light, somewhat red skin. Southwest Center Series. An Ethnography of Male Identity and Intimacy in Rural Communities of Northern Mexico. View Book. Baja California Missions. Baja California Missions In the Footsteps of the Padres. The Missions of Northern Sonora A Field Documentation. View Book. Sonora. Sonora A Description of the Province. In the late s, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, a Jesuit missionary from Italy, began his work in the area he called the “Pimería Alta,” across what is now northern Sonora, Mexico, and Southern Arizona. This region would end up being Kino’s home for the next 24 years and on Ma , where he would die. Over those nearly two-and-a-half decades, he would cover more t Twilight of the Mission Frontier examines the long process of mission decline in Sonora, Mexico after the Jesuit expulsion in By reassessing the mission crisis paradigm—which speaks of a growing internal crisis leading to the secularization of the missions in the early nineteenth century—new light is shed on how demographic, cultural, economic, and institutional variables modified.