From Savages to Subjects: Missions in the History of the American Southwest

From Savages to Subjects: Missions in the History of the American Southwest

by Robert H. Jackson
     
 

Beginning in the 1520s, the Spanish colonial government of Mexico supplemented its military attacks on natives in what is now the southwestern US with missions established by three Catholic orders where natives were invited or forced to settle into sedentary communities of docile subjects. Jackson (Latin American history, State U. of New York-Oneonta) explores the…  See more details below

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Beginning in the 1520s, the Spanish colonial government of Mexico supplemented its military attacks on natives in what is now the southwestern US with missions established by three Catholic orders where natives were invited or forced to settle into sedentary communities of docile subjects. Jackson (Latin American history, State U. of New York-Oneonta) explores the experience of the natives and how the missions attempted to change just about all aspects of indigenous life. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765605979
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/31/2000
Series:
Latin American Realities Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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