Bolton and the Spanish borderlands. Edited and with an introduction by John Francis Bannon.

; Bannon, John Francis, 1905-1986, editor ; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection
Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [1964] .

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Other Authors Bannon, John Francis, 1905-1986,
James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
Subjects America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
America.
América -- Descubrimiento y exploración -- Españoles.
América -- Descubrimientos y exploraciones -- Españoles.
Colonies.
Discovery and exploration, Spanish.
EE. UU. -- Sudoeste Nuevo -- Historia.
España -- Colonias -- América.
North America
Southwest, New -- History.
Southwest, New.
Spain -- Colonies -- North America.
Spain.
Description xi, 346 pages maps 23 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes "A Bolton bibliography": pages 333-341.
Summary In the early years of the 20th century, Herbert Eugene Bolton opened up a new frontier in the study of American history. The Spanish borderlands, long neglected or passed over by Anglo-American historians, became his special field of endeavor. Bolton's research took him to the archives of Mexico, where he found a wealth of unpublished, even unknown, material which threw new light on the early history of the North American continent, particularly of the American Southwest. Names such as Garcés, Kino, Anza, Oñate, Escandón, and Moscoso took on new meaning.
Contents Need for the publication of a comprehensive body of documents relating to the history of Spanish activities within the present limits of the United States -- Defensive Spanish expansion and the significance of the borderlands -- The northward movement in new Spain -- Coronado in perspective -- Preliminaries to "the Spanish occupation of Texas, 1519-1690" -- The west coast corridor -- Spanish resistance to the Carolina traders in western Georgia, 1680-1704 -- French intrusions into New Mexico, 1749-1752 -- The cession of Louisiana and the new Spanish Indian policy -- The mission as a frontier institution in the Spanish American colonies -- Kino in Pimería Alta -- The black robes of new Spain -- The early explorations of Fther Garcés on the Pacific slope -- Fray Juan Crespi with the Portolá Epedition -- Juan Bautista de Anza, borderlands frontiersman -- Escalante strikes for California -- The epic of greater America.
Genre History.
Geographic Area North America
South America
Southwest, New
Network Numbers (OCoLC)943618
(OCoLC)ocm00943618
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bolton, Herbert Eugene, 1870-1953.
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