The California Missions: A Complete Pictorial History and Visitor's Guide

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Oxmoor House, Dec 1, 1996 - Architecture - 320 pages
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Here is the unique story of the California missions - their dramatic founding, ruination, and eventual restoration. Never before have both the history and present-day beauty of the missions been so completely and magnificently portrayed. All twenty-one missions are shown in attractive watercolor renderings, and there are intriguing photographs from early days as well as recent times. Each mission is the subject of an individual chapter in which its meaning and contribution to our history are fully explained. A valuable reference source for the whole family, this handsome book doubles as a visitor's guide. Providing information on mission tours, museums, and libraries.

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Review: The California Missions (Sunset Pictorial)

User Review  - Brian Hull - Goodreads

Now I want to visit all of the missions. I never realized how important they all are in the history of the great state of California and to the Catholic Church. Great read. So informative. Read full review

Review: The California Missions (Sunset Pictorial)

User Review  - Goodreads

Now I want to visit all of the missions. I never realized how important they all are in the history of the great state of California and to the Catholic Church. Great read. So informative. Read full review

Contents

Portraits of the Missions
8
Last Outposts of Empire
33
The Missions Get Under Way
44
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