556 pages
Bibliography, illustrations, maps appendices, glossary, index
10.31 x 7.4
Pub date Sept 2000


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Mission and Colony on the Peninsular Frontier, 1697-1768
by Harry W. Crosby

This classic well-documented work recounts the Jesuit colonization and early history of the first European settlers in the peninsula known as Baja California.

"A truly monumental work." —Hispanic American Historical Review

"Raises the historiography of both Spanish Californias to a new level." —The Americas

"Crosby's comprehensive and engaging narrative ... is the book on the exotic peninsula's early history." —David J. Weber, Southern Methodist University