La Puris Ma Concepci N

Author: Michael R. Hardwick
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625855230
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In two centuries, La Purísima Concepción went from a fledgling frontier mission to a renowned California State Historic Park. Once home to many Spanish soldiers, settlers and hundreds of Chumash Indians, La Purísima held the seat of the California Mission government under Father Mariano Payeras. It withstood catastrophic events, including widespread disease in early years and a great Southern California earthquake in 1812. Emerging from ruins for the last time in 1934, after restoration by the Civilian Conservation Corps, structures appear today as they did in the early nineteenth century. The uniquely restored California Mission complex operates as a state park in a pastoral setting. Author and archivist Michael R. Hardwick chronicles the story of La Purísima and the resilient people and culture that made a lasting influence.

Mission La Purisima Concepcion

Author: Kim Ostrow
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9780823958818
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Describes the history of the California Mission La Purisima Concepcion from its founding in 1787, through its development and use in serving the Chumash Indians, and its secularization and function today.

Ramona

Author: Helen Hunt Jackson
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The Enduring Vision A History Of The American People Volume I To 1877

Author: Paul S. Boyer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113394521X
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THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West--including Native American history. The eighth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, and includes a variety of new photos. Based on the popularity of the Going to the Source feature, which was introduced in the previous edition, additional Going to the Source selections are offered online in the eighth edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Series The Enduring Vision A History Of The American People

Author: Paul Boyer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285193393
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of THE ENDURING VISION, Eighth Edition (©2014). The Advantage Edition offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of photos, tables, and maps. Its engaging presentation integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West-including Native American history. The eighth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, includes a variety of new photos, and brings the discussion fully up to date with coverage of the 2012 presidential campaign. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.