Record:   Prev Next
Author Thompson, Raymond H
Title Jesuit Missionary in Eighteenth-Century Sonora : The Family Correspondence of Philipp Segesser
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014
©2014
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (378 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Preface -- The Missionary Career of Philipp Anton Segesser -- About the Translation -- Letters from Ingolstadt (1-9) -- Letters from Altötting, Straubing, and Neuburg an der Donau (10-14) -- Letters from Hochdorf, Constance, and Ellwangen (15-20) -- Letters from Genoa (21-22) -- Letters from Seville (23-36) -- Letters from Puerto de Santa María (37-41) -- Letters from Havana (42-44) -- Letters from Tepotzotlán and Durango (45-46) -- Letters from San Ignacio, San Xavier, and Guevavi (47-52) -- Letters from Tecoripa (53-61) -- Letters from Ures (62-76) -- References -- Index -- Back Cover
The Swiss Jesuit missionary Philipp Segesser was sent to northwestern Mexico in 1731. His letters home, translated and edited in this fascinating book, provide a frank and intimate view of missionary life on the remote northwestern frontier of New Spain
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Thompson, Raymond H. Jesuit Missionary in Eighteenth-Century Sonora : The Family Correspondence of Philipp Segesser Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press,c2014 9780826354242
Subject Segesser, Philipp, -- 1689-1761 -- Correspondence.;Sageser family -- Correspondence.;Jesuits -- Missions -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- History.;Missionaries -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Biography
Electronic books
Alt Author Zimmt, Werner S
Dahlquist, Robert E
Record:   Prev Next