Private women, public lives gender and the missions of the Californias

Reyes, Bárbara

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  • Creator Bárbara O. Reyes
  • Format Books
  • Publication 1st ed. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (246 p.)
  • ISBNs 9780292799240, 0292799241
  • OCLC ocn646819414, ocn451685316


  • Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • 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
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