Rim of Christendom: A Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino, Pacific Coast Pioneer
University of Arizona Press, Nov 1, 2015 - Biography & Autobiography - 644 pages
"This re-issued biography recounts [Kino's] work with loving detail and with an accuracy that has survived slight amendments. Its accompanying plates, maps, and bibliography enhance a text that should find a place in every serious library."—Religious Studies Review
"This is truly an epic work, an absolute standard for any Southwestern collection."—Book Talk
Select maps from the 1984 edition of Rim of Christendom are now available online through the UA Campus Repository.
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Almiranta Apaches arrived Atondo baptized Black Robes blue shells Caborca Cádiz California called camp Campos Capitana Captain cattle chief church coast Cocóspora Colorado Cucurpe diary Dolores Duchess Entrada expedition explorers Father Eusebio Father Kino Favores Celestiales Francisco Gila Goñi González Guadalajara Guaymas Gulf Guzmán Hist Holy horses hundred Huntington Library Indians Jesuit Jironza journey Juan Kino's la California leagues Leal letter Luz de Tierra maize Manje Mexico missionary missions Mora mountains mules natives Original Spanish manuscript Padre Pápago Patronato 31 pearls Picolo Pima Land Pimas Pimería Pimería Alta province pueblo Quíburi ranch Remedios returned Reverence Río Río Grande river Saeta sail Salvatierra San Bruno San Ignacio San Pedro San Xavier says Kino sent ship Sinaloa soldiers Sonóita Sonora Spain Spaniards Tierra Incógnita trail traveled Tubutama valley viceroy village voyage wrote Yaqui Yumas