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Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, 1750-1825

Miguel Leon Portilla

Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, 1750-1825

by Miguel Leon Portilla

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Published by Academy of American Franciscan History .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11232636M
ISBN 100883822849
ISBN 109780883822845
OCLC/WorldCa12572345

  Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, by Miguel Leon Portilla, Iris H. W. Engstrand, Susan M. Deeds, et. al. 1 edition - first published in Saint Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan priest whose missionary work among the Indians of North America earned him the title of Apostle of California. In he became the first saint of the Roman Catholic Church to be canonized in the United States. Learn more about Serra’s life and work.

  Junipero Serra — The Missionary Who Fought to End the Abuse of Native Americans by Spanish Soldiers by • 18 September, • 0 Comments A number of European armies committed atrocities (like those pictured here) against the tribes of the New World during America’s colonial period. to stake out a balanced posi tion, see Antonine Tibesar, , ed., Junipero Serra and the No i-thwest Mexican Frontier, (Washington, D.C.: Academy of American Francis­ can History, ) 3 An example is Robert H. Jackson, "Northwestern New Spain: The Pimerfa Alta and the Californias," in Robert H. Jackson, : Rose Marie Beebe, Robert M. Senkewicz.

See all books authored by Miguel León-Portilla, including The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico, and La Filosofia Nahuatl: Estudiada En Sus Fuentes Con Un Nuevo Apendice, and more on Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, Miguel León-Portilla. Out of Stock. Baja.   The Significance of Blessed Junípero Serra. He was an intellectual and gave up the life of books and university orations in order to live in simplicity and poverty among native peoples. Palóu’s account of Serra’s journey from Vera Cruz to Mexico City just after his arrival in the New World is a wonderful revelation of the Franciscan.


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Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, 1750-1825 by Miguel Leon Portilla Download PDF EPUB FB2

Junipero Serra & the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, [Tibesar, Antonine (editor)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Junipero Serra & the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, Get this from a library. Junípero Serra and the northwestern Mexican frontier, [Harry E Kelsey;].

Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier, Studies Presented at the Chicago Serra Program by Antonine Tibesar (editor). Academy of Franciscan Histor Washington, Very good lacking dust wrapper 1st Hardbound Small Quarto iii, 94p Corners bumped, rubbed. Hardcover. An informative book about the life of Junipero Serra, a Franciscan missionary in North America and Mexico in the 's.

However it did not go much beyond the facts and give some background information into his life and by: 6. The quarter-century of Mexican sovereignty over the land that is today the American Southwest was a period of turmoil and transition.

Between andMexico City's ties to the far northern frontier were steadily weakened by domestic political and social strife Cited by: Serra’s legacy has been distorted. Taking the controversy head-on, this composition aims to bring clarity to Serra’s ian Clifford’s passion for the topic and presentation will help the fair-minded see the first saint canonized on American soil in a clear and concise way and as one worthy of inviting on one’s own faith beyond the standard biography and /5(28).

As one of America’s most important missionaries, Junípero Serra is widely recognized as the founding father of California’s missions.

It was for that work that he was canonized in by Pope Francis. Less well known, however, is the degree to which Junípero Serra embodied the social, religious and artistic currents that shaped Spain and Mexico across the 18th century.

Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier () Studies presented at the Chicago Serra Program Edited by Antonine Tibesar, OFM Reprinted from TAm Vol. XLI. Junipero Serra () A priest in the Franciscan order of the Catholic Church, Junipero Serra was a driving force in the Spanish conquest and colonization of what is now the state of California.

Junípero Serra was born Miguel José Serra and baptized on Novemin the town of Petra on the island of Mallorca, Spain. Though small for his age and somewhat sickly, as a boy he was filled with grand aspirations. The young José had developed an interest in reading the lives of the saints, fascinated in particular by the descriptions of St Francis of Assisi.

A balanced assessment of Junipero Serra is a rare find, and this book is it. And a story of his pre-California days is also rare, and here it is. And in addition this books tells of the times: the Bourbon takeover of Spain, the Mexican Revolution, and much else/5.

The quarter-century of Mexican sovereignty over the land that is today the American Southwest was a period of turmoil and transition. Between andMexico City's ties to the far northern frontier were steadily weakened by domestic political and social strife as well as by foreign economic encroachment.

The gradual loss of social and economic links and the eventual lapse of political. Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic and place him within the currents of history. Born into a poor family on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Serra joined the Franciscan order and rose to prominence as a priest and professor through his /5(39).

The quarter-century of Mexican sovereignty over the land that is today the American Southwest was a period of turmoil and transition. Between andMexico City's ties to the far northern frontier were steadily weakened by domestic political and social strife /5.

Jump ahead to JunIpero Serra was declared a Saint in the Catholic Church by #Pope Francis in Read more about the life of Saint Serra in my latest book, JunIpero Serra: Founder of the California Missions (Ignatius Press).

Further, Serra's reception in American culture in the 19th and 20th centuries has often been obscured by the controversies surrounding his treatment of California's Indians.

This volume situates Serra in the larger Spanish and Mexican contexts within which he lived, learned, and came of age. Having grown up in the land of Junipero Serra, I finally got to read a bio.

Very interesting life in a very interesting time. While the Colonies were rebelling against the British King, Serra was establishing missions up and down the coast of California at the behest of the Spanish King.

Not a complete bio of Serra, this is a good one nevertheless/5. The California Frontier Project I’m Dr. Damian Bacich, and I’m a professor, translator and researcher of early California.

I started the California Frontier Project to share the very best information and resources about California’s early history and natural environment.

The book follows Serra from his time in academia (specifically theology and philosophy) in Spain and on to Mexico, where he served as an agent of the Inquisition. From there, Serra headed northwest into the Spanish colony of Alta California, where the priest and his men set about building missions—stretching from San Diego to just north of 2/5(2).

Serra arrived in Mexico City on Jan. 1, He spent eight years working in an area of Mexico about miles north of Mexico City called the Sierra Gorda among the. Looking for books by Susan M.

Deeds? See all books authored by Susan M. Deeds, including Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North: Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya, and Junipero Serra and the Northwestern Mexican Frontier,and more on Junípero Serra y Ferrer, O.F.M. (/ h uː ˈ n ɪ p ɛr oʊ ˈ s ɛr ə /; Spanish: [xuˈnipeɾo ˈsera], Catalan: Juníper Serra i Ferrer; Novem – Aug ), was a Roman Catholic Spanish priest and friar of the Franciscan Order who founded a mission in Baja California and the first nine of 21 Spanish missions in California from San Diego to San Francisco, in what was then Beatified: SeptemSaint Peter's Square.

While Pope Francis is in Washington this week, he is scheduled to canonize Junipero Serra — an 18th century Spanish missionary and the founder of California's storied network of missions.