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The Resource Journey to the sun : Junípero Serra's dream and the founding of California, Gregory Orfalea

Journey to the sun : Junípero Serra's dream and the founding of California, Gregory Orfalea

Label
Journey to the sun : Junípero Serra's dream and the founding of California
Title
Journey to the sun
Title remainder
Junípero Serra's dream and the founding of California
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Orfalea
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The narrative of the remarkable life of Junipero Serra, the intrepid priest who led Spain and the Catholic Church into California in the 1700s and became a key figure in the making of the American West
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orfalea, Gregory
Dewey number
979.4/01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F864.S44
LC item number
O74 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serra, Junípero
  • Franciscans
  • Franciscans
  • Missions, Spanish
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
Journey to the sun : Junípero Serra's dream and the founding of California, Gregory Orfalea
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Island Son -- The call -- A professor, wanting -- To the Spanish mainland -- The sea of darkness -- The long walk to Mexico City -- New world others -- The fat mountains -- Lost -- Baja -- Who they were, what they did, what they believed -- Mission San Diego de Alcala : the solace of unfortunates -- Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo : the disappearing oak of Monterey -- Mission San Antonio de Padua : a bell for a woman flying in blue -- Mission San Gabriel Arcangel : wonder and war in the city of angels -- Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa y Tilini : a prayer for bears -- Mission San Juan Capistrano : the burning swallows -- Mission San Francisco de Asis (Dolores) and Mission Santa Clara de Asis : microbes and the great Franciscan couple -- Mission San Buenaventura and the death of Serra -- Lasuen completes the mission -- Secularization, gold, and the destruction of the missions -- The Serra legend and the question of sainthood -- Epilogue: winter solstice at Mission Santa Barbara
Control code
ocn862962201
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 465 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451642728
Lccn
2013040181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
979.4 OR3 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP053.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 862962201
  • (OCoLC)862962201
Label
Journey to the sun : Junípero Serra's dream and the founding of California, Gregory Orfalea
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Island Son -- The call -- A professor, wanting -- To the Spanish mainland -- The sea of darkness -- The long walk to Mexico City -- New world others -- The fat mountains -- Lost -- Baja -- Who they were, what they did, what they believed -- Mission San Diego de Alcala : the solace of unfortunates -- Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo : the disappearing oak of Monterey -- Mission San Antonio de Padua : a bell for a woman flying in blue -- Mission San Gabriel Arcangel : wonder and war in the city of angels -- Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa y Tilini : a prayer for bears -- Mission San Juan Capistrano : the burning swallows -- Mission San Francisco de Asis (Dolores) and Mission Santa Clara de Asis : microbes and the great Franciscan couple -- Mission San Buenaventura and the death of Serra -- Lasuen completes the mission -- Secularization, gold, and the destruction of the missions -- The Serra legend and the question of sainthood -- Epilogue: winter solstice at Mission Santa Barbara
Control code
ocn862962201
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 465 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451642728
Lccn
2013040181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
979.4 OR3 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP053.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 862962201
  • (OCoLC)862962201

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