xi, 231 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
0292718969 cloth alkaline paper 9780292718968 cloth alkaline paper
Chicana matters series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : gender and public space in the nineteenth-century Californias "For the riches of its souls" : the Society of Jesus in Antigua California "To teach the natives love and loyalty toward the Spanish monarch" : the Order of the Predicants of Santo Domingo in Baja California "[For its] very large and fine harbor" : the Franciscans of the College of San Fernando in Alta California Bárbara Gandiaga : race and agency at Mission Santo Tomás Eulalia Callis : privilege and power in the colonial Californias Eulalia Pérez : gender and labor in the Spanish frontier Conclusion : women in the public missions of the Californias.