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Lands of Promise and Despair Chronicles of Early California, 1535-1846

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Spanish and Mexican California is generally depicted through the journals of sea captains and other visitors. This ground-breaking collection offers another perspective: early California seen through the eyes of those who explored it, colonized it, and settled it in the age before the gold rush. Over sixty selections from letters, journals, official reports and proclamations, interrogations, and interviews -- many presented in English for the first time -- lay before us a surprisingly varied and dynamic portrait of an era ...

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1890771481

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9781890771485

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Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535-1846
2015, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806151380

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Lands of Promise and Despair Chronicles of Early California, 1535-1846
2002, Heyday Books

ISBN-13: 9781890771485

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