Baja California Missions.
University of Arizona Press
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Baja California Missions: In the Footsteps of the Padres provides a lovely book profiling the eight Spanish colonial churches build on California's Baja peninsula: buildings seldom seen in other titles detailing missions of the region. Lovely photos highlight the architecture and religious artwork, accompanying a history of the missions and the overall colonization process of the peninsula as a whole. These eight colonial stone churches are the only intact originals of some 34 missions built by the padres, and this guide provides the latest history blended with a traveler's directions for navigating Baja's paved highways and mountain roads alike. Photos by David Burckhalter and Mina Sedgwick make for an outstanding armchair or take-along guide for travelers or any interested in California mission history.
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|Title Annotation:||Baja California Missions: In the Footsteps on the Padres|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2013|
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