Missions, Missionaries, and Native Americans: Long-Term Processes and Daily Practices / Edition 1

Missions, Missionaries, and Native Americans: Long-Term Processes and Daily Practices / Edition 1

by Mariah F. Wade
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813032806

ISBN-13: 9780813032801

Pub. Date: 12/31/2008

Publisher: University Press of Florida

From Florida to California, colonial Spanish missions have long fascinated visitors and have served as the site of controversy for both scholars and Native Americans. The spiritual conquest of the Americans was a new battleground between good and evil with European roots and New World actors.  See more details below

Overview

From Florida to California, colonial Spanish missions have long fascinated visitors and have served as the site of controversy for both scholars and Native Americans. The spiritual conquest of the Americans was a new battleground between good and evil with European roots and New World actors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813032801
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Edition description:
First
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: One Stone Throw and Many Ripples xiii

Part 1

1 Good and Evil: A Battleground 3

2 The Religious and the Spiritual: Europe and the Americas 20

3 The Franciscans: Men of the Cloth 35

4 The Jesuits: Diversity of Spirits 42

Part 2

5 Southern Florida: Jesuits and Franciscans 51

6 Northeastern Mexico: Franciscans and Jesuits 64

7 Texas: The Franciscans and Their Method 107

8 Baja California: Jesuits and Franciscans 131

9 Alta California: Franciscans 164

10 Daily Schedules and Yearly Calendars 192

Part 3

11 The City of God: Religious Practices 213

12 The City of Man: Economic Practices 238

Conclusion: A Summa of Many Parts 259

Notes 269

References Cited 275

Index 289

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