The Missions of California

Sally B. Woodbridge Young Woodbridge Levick Stanley Young Sally B. Woodbridge


The Missions of California

The Missions of California

  • Title: The Missions of California
  • Author: Sally B. Woodbridge Young Woodbridge Levick Stanley Young Sally B. Woodbridge
  • ISBN: 9780811836944
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Paperback



Featuring 32 new photographs and freshly updated with travelers information, this full color guide covers all 21 historic missions of California, destinations that attract a steady stream of admirers throughout the year Established by Spanish friars, built by native Indians, and preserved by historians, the missions are enduring testimony to the faith and craftsmanship oFeaturing 32 new photographs and freshly updated with travelers information, this full color guide covers all 21 historic missions of California, destinations that attract a steady stream of admirers throughout the year Established by Spanish friars, built by native Indians, and preserved by historians, the missions are enduring testimony to the faith and craftsmanship of the Golden State s inhabitants over the years The Missions of California pairs Melba Levick s excellent photography with back story by Stanley Young for a complete tour of each mission, from sun kissed Mission San Gabriel to stately Mission Dolores Visitors will want to remember every detail of the lofty bell towers, carved saints, ambitious altarpieces, and With this artful tribute, they can.


Recent Comments "The Missions of California"

The Missions of California is a large spread layout book, excellent for displaying the variety of quality mission photos and that incidentally attracted me to it (at the San Luis Obispo Mission shop). Being a California resident for most of my life, I ran across a mission here and there among its cities, but like many I've been ignorant of their determined origination. From reading, it turns out even the majority of new American Californians and rest of the nation of the latter 1800's, only 50 y [...]

An elementary school version of the history of the California missions, with drawings and photographs of each one. I love the missionseir architecture, history and religious significance. Each is unique and has a particular feeling all its own.

The book gives an introduction involving: California and the Spanish Empire, how the missions were built, and secularization and reconstruction.Each mission has pictures and the history behind the mission and how/when it was built.List of the California missions are given in the table of contents:San Diego, San Luis Rey, San Juan Capistrano, San Gabriel, San Fernando, San Buenventura, Santa Barbra, Santa Ines, La Purisima, San Luis Obispo, San Miguel, San Antonio, Soledad, Carmel, San Juan Bauti [...]

This book is a good index for what the 21 California missions look like and it gives a very brief bio on each site. Written for children producing book reports and from a privileged white perspective.

I must do a vacation and visit the old Spanish missions!


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