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The Resource A harvest of reluctant souls : the memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630, translated and edited by Baker H. Morrow

A harvest of reluctant souls : the memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630, translated and edited by Baker H. Morrow

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A harvest of reluctant souls : the memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630
Title
A harvest of reluctant souls
Title remainder
the memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630
Statement of responsibility
translated and edited by Baker H. Morrow
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Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Nearly four hundred years old, this unique classic of Southwestern American history is now available in a modern translation to a wide reading public. Fray Alonso de Benavides, a Portuguese Franciscan and third head of the mission churches of New Mexico, published this highly engaging book in 1630 as his official report to the king of Spain. In 1625, Father Benavides and his party traveled north from Mexico City via creaking oxcart and muleback to reach the mission fields of New Mexico
  • A keen observer, Benavides described New Mexico as a strange land of frozen rivers, Indian citadels, and elusive mines full of silver and garnets. Benavides and his Franciscan brothers built schools, erected churches, engineered peace treaties, gazed in awe at endless miles of buffalo grazing placidly on the Great Plains, and were said to perform miracles. The most thorough and riveting account ever written of Southwestern life in the early seventeenth century, A Harvest of Reluctant Souls is at once medieval and a tale of the Renaissance - a portrait of the Pueblos, the Apaches, and the Navajos at a time of fundamental change in their lives
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978.9/02
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F799
LC item number
.B43 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A harvest of reluctant souls : the memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630, translated and edited by Baker H. Morrow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nations that live along the road to New Mexico -- The Mansa nation of the Río del Norte -- The beginning of the Apache nation -- The province and nation of the Piros, Senecú, Socorro, and Sevilleta -- The mines of Socorro -- The Tiwa nation -- The Queres nation -- The Tompiro nation -- The Tano nation -- The Pecos nation -- The villa of Santa Fé -- The Tewa nation -- Jémez nation -- The Picurís nation -- The Taos nation -- The Great Rock of Acoma -- The Zuni nation -- The Moqui (Hopi) nation -- The rites of these heathens -- How well they take to Christian practices -- What that kingdom owes to your majesty -- The fertility of land -- Fish -- Game -- The rigorous climate -- The great Apache nation -- The beginning of the conversion of the Apaches -- The conversion of the Gila Apaches, and the notable hieroglyphic of an Apache captain -- The conversion of the Apaches de Navajó -- The vaquero Apaches of the buffalo herd -- The miraculous conversion of the human nation -- The kingdom of Quivira and Aixoas -- The holy tasks with which the friars keep themselves busy -- The south coast -- The valley of Sonora (Señora) -- Agastán -- Sibola (Cibola) -- Tiguex -- A city -- Marvelous great rock -- Tuzayán -- Cicuyo (Cicuye or Pecos) -- Quivira
Control code
34722653
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 111 pages
Isbn
9780870813856
Lccn
96022576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)34722653
Label
A harvest of reluctant souls : the memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630, translated and edited by Baker H. Morrow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nations that live along the road to New Mexico -- The Mansa nation of the Río del Norte -- The beginning of the Apache nation -- The province and nation of the Piros, Senecú, Socorro, and Sevilleta -- The mines of Socorro -- The Tiwa nation -- The Queres nation -- The Tompiro nation -- The Tano nation -- The Pecos nation -- The villa of Santa Fé -- The Tewa nation -- Jémez nation -- The Picurís nation -- The Taos nation -- The Great Rock of Acoma -- The Zuni nation -- The Moqui (Hopi) nation -- The rites of these heathens -- How well they take to Christian practices -- What that kingdom owes to your majesty -- The fertility of land -- Fish -- Game -- The rigorous climate -- The great Apache nation -- The beginning of the conversion of the Apaches -- The conversion of the Gila Apaches, and the notable hieroglyphic of an Apache captain -- The conversion of the Apaches de Navajó -- The vaquero Apaches of the buffalo herd -- The miraculous conversion of the human nation -- The kingdom of Quivira and Aixoas -- The holy tasks with which the friars keep themselves busy -- The south coast -- The valley of Sonora (Señora) -- Agastán -- Sibola (Cibola) -- Tiguex -- A city -- Marvelous great rock -- Tuzayán -- Cicuyo (Cicuye or Pecos) -- Quivira
Control code
34722653
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 111 pages
Isbn
9780870813856
Lccn
96022576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)34722653

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