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  • Agriculture, Drought, and Chumash Congregation in the California Missions (1782-1834)(90 clicks)
    By Robert H. Jackson with Anne Gardzina.
  • Antonio María de Bucareli y Ursúa(103 clicks)
    In Spanish. 18th century viceroy.
  • California Missions(105 clicks)
  • California Missions maps(104 clicks)
  • California Missions Virtual Tour(79 clicks)
  • Coerced or Voluntary? Repartimiento and Market Participation in Late Colonial Oaxaca(77 clicks)
  • Colonial Institutions and Cross-Cultural Trade(98 clicks)
  • Demographic Patterns at Santa Clara Mission, 1777-1840(83 clicks)
    PowerPoint presentation by Robert Jackson.
  • El real ejercito en California(84 clicks)
    Book by Carlos Lopez U. on the Spanish Royal Army in colonial California. Both Mexican and United States history.
  • El Real Ejercito en California(78 clicks)
    In Spanish, a book on the royal army in California when it was still New Spain (Mexico).
  • Escogidas Plantas: Nuns and Beatas in Mexico City, 1531-1601(77 clicks)
    Book by Jacqueline Holler
  • Eusebio Francisco Kino, S. J.(79 clicks)
    Founder of missions in Northern Mexico (now some of it is in the United States) with links to mission sites.
  • Historical Demography of San Carlos Mission, 1770-1840(82 clicks)
    PowerPoint presentation by Robert Jackson.
  • History: Sixteenth Century Indigenous Jalisco(85 clicks)
    by John P. Schmal
  • Indian Demographic Collapse:The Case of the Chumash Missions(93 clicks)
  • Indigenous Communities in Northern New Spain: Mission La Purisima in California, 1788-1840(86 clicks)
    By Robert Jackson.
  • La Purisima Mission, 1788-1840(80 clicks)
    PowerPoint presentation by Robert Jackson.
  • Mexican California(99 clicks)
    Short history by Lionel Ashcroft. See also El ejercito real en California at
  • Mexico's Colonial Era(90 clicks)
    Brief introduction of this period. Friom the Mexico Connect web site.
  • Mission Churches of the Sonoran Desert(84 clicks)
    From 1687.
  • Mission Churches of the Sonoran Desert(82 clicks)
    Spread acroos Mexico and the United States (since 1853)
  • Mission Ranchos(96 clicks)
    PowerPoint presentation by Robert Jackson. Ranchos were the agricultural support system of the missions.
  • Native Mexican Tailors(78 clicks)
    Engraving from the Florentine Codex
  • Noble Residence(76 clicks)
    Engraving from the Florentine Codex, Volume III, fol. 21.
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe(122 clicks)
    In 1531 a "Lady from Heaven" appeared to a poor Indian at Tepeyac, a hill northwest of Mexico City; she identified herself as the Mother of the True God, instructed him to have the bishop build a temple on the site and left an image of herself imprinted miraculously on his tilma, a poor quality cactus-cloth, which should have deteriorated in 20 years but shows no sign of decay 469 years later and still defies all scientific explanations of its origin.
  • Pestilence and Headcolds(80 clicks)
    Subtitle: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico. Book by Sherry Fields.
  • Pueblo Revolt(94 clicks)
    Letter of the governor and captain-general, Don Antonio de Otermin, from New Mexico, in which he gives him a full account of what has happened to him since the day the Indians surrounded him. [September 8, 1680.]
  • Risky Ventures: Reconsidering Mexico's Colonial Trade System(95 clicks)
    By Jeremy Baskes
  • San Fernando Mission, 1769-1834(95 clicks)
    Colonial California. Jesuit mission.
  • San Jose de Comondu, 1708-1827(80 clicks)
    Baja California mission established by the Jesuits.
  • Santa Gertrudis(79 clicks)
    Established 1752 by the Jesuits in Baja California
  • Santo Tomas de Aquino(90 clicks)
    Dominican mission in California founded in 1791.
  • Spanish Exploration and Colonization of "Alta California" 1774-1776(121 clicks)
    Web de Anza provides students and scholars with primary source documents and multimedia resources covering Juan Bautista de Anza's two overland expeditions from the Sonoran desert to northern California, leading to the colonization of San Francisco in 1776.
  • Spanish Missions of the Southwest(81 clicks)
  • Spanish Presidios(75 clicks)
    PowerPoint presentation by Robert Jackson.
  • The Building of the First La Purisima Mission, 1789-1812: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives(91 clicks)
    Essay on the La Purisima mission in colonial California.
  • The First Site of La Purisima Mission: A Photo Essay(73 clicks)
    "La Purisima Mission, established in 1788, occupied the site known as Salsacupi until early 1813. A strong earthquake in December of 1812 followed by heavy rains left the extensive building complex unusable. In April of 1813, the Franciscans moved the mission to a new site known as Los Berros."
  • The Missions of Baja California, 1697-1849(94 clicks)
    Professor Robert Jackson PowerPoint presentation about the missions.
  • The Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Project(117 clicks)
    We are honored to present to you the greatest poet the American continent produced in the seventeenth century. She was born November 12, 1651, in San Miguel Nepantla, a village south of Mexico City. She was a Poet Nun, a woman of genius, and a person of intellectual prowess whose ideas and accomplishments were ahead of her time.