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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California,
  • California.

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- California.,
  • California -- Description and travel.,
  • California -- History -- To 1846 -- Sources.,
  • California -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of a manuscript in the Mexican archives, Museo nacional, Documentos relativos á las misiones de Californias, small folio series, vol. 4. The title read: Continuación y suplemento á los dos impresos que de orden de este superior govierno han corrido; el uno con el título de Extracto de noticias del puerto de Monterrey, su fecha 16 de agosto de 1770; y el otro titulado Diario histórico de los viajes de mar y tierra hechos al norte de Californias su fecha 24 octubre del mismo año. Hase y presenta esta relacion ... don Pedro Fages. Mexico, November 20, 1775.

Statementby Pedro Fages, soldier of Spain, newly translated into English from the original Spanish by Herbert Ingram Priestley ...
ContributionsPriestley, Herbert Ingram, 1875-1944, tr., Mexico City (Mexico). Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Historia y Etnografía.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF864 .F165
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 83 p.
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6359718M
LC Control Number37027745
OCLC/WorldCa2705846

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A historical, political, and natural description of California, by Pedro Fages, soldier of Spain, newly translated into English from the original Spanish. Natural and Political History The natives of Monterey should be considered as divided into two parts for the purpose of dealing with their natural and political history, because the Indians of the port and its environs are not the same as the more remote ones, as for instance the hill tribes of Santa Lucia and other more distant villages. Shelves: california, politics, government, election Very much what the title says: a primer on California politics. The author does a pretty good job in providing an overview of the political system in California, from its history to political parties and engagement to the structure of government at the state and local level/5(2).   About the Book. In this comprehensive and abundantly illustrated book, Allan A. Schoenherr describes the natural history of California—a state with a greater range of landforms, a greater variety of habitats, and more kinds of plants and animals than any area of equivalent size in all of North America.

First published: 6 April Full publication history DOI: /aaa View/save citation Cited by (CrossRef): 0 articles Check for updates. Get this from a library! A historical, political, and natural description of California,. [Pedro Fages; Herbert Ingram Priestley; Mexico City (Mexico). Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Historia y . An Historical, Political, and Natural Description of California Created Date: Z.   The first Spanish missionaries arrived in California in the s, but California didn’t become a U.S. territory until , as part of the treaty ending the Mexican-American War. Shortly thereafter, the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in inspired a wave of settlers to head to the west coast in search of fortune.