In this book, Fred M. Blackburn and Ray A. Williamson tell the two intertwined stories of the early archaeological expeditions into Grand Gulch and the Wetherill-Grand Gulch Research Project. In the process, they describe what we now know about Basketmaker culture and present a stirring plea for the preservation of our nation's priceless archaeological heritage. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs.
This award-winning history explores eighteenth-century San Antonio de Béxar, a struggling settlement on the periphery of Spain's North American frontier that eventually developed into modern San Antonio, Texas.
The Impact of the Mission System on California Indians
By Robert JacksonEdward Castillo
$29.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-1753-7 August 1996
This ethnohistory examines Indian life in the twenty-one missions Franciscans established in Alta California. In describing how the missions functioned between 1769 and 1848, the authors draw on previously unused sources to analyze change and continuity in Indian material culture and religious practices.