John L. Kessell

Historian John L. Kessell, professor emeritus of history at the University of New Mexico, has devoted nearly two decades compiling, translating, and editing the Vargas papers along with Rick Hendricks, Meredith D. Dodge, and Larry D. Miller.
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Rim of Christendom

A Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino, Pacific Coast Pioneer

The University of Arizona Press

"This re-issued biography recounts [Kino's] work with loving detail and with an accuracy that has survived slight amendments. Its accompanying plates, maps, and bibliography enhance a text that should find a place in every serious library."—Religious Studies Review

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Friars, Soldiers, and Reformers

Hispanic Arizona and the Sonora Mission Frontier, 1767–1856

The University of Arizona Press
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Mission of Sorrows

Jesuit Guevavi and the Pimas, 1691–1767

The University of Arizona Press
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Whither the Waters

Mapping the Great Basin from Bernardo de Miera to John C. Frémont

University of New Mexico Press

This book places the man and the map in historical context, reminding readers of the enduring significance of Miera y Pacheco.

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Coronado

Knight of Pueblos and Plains

University of New Mexico Press

Herbert Eugene Bolton's classic of southwestern history, first published in 1949, delivers the epic account of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado's sixteenth-century entrada to the North American frontier of the Spanish Empire.

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A Settling of Accounts

The Journals of don Diego de Vargas, New Mexico, 1700-1704

University of New Mexico Press
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That Disturbances Cease

The Journals of don Diego de Vargas, 1697-1700

University of New Mexico Press
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Blood on the Boulders

The Journals of don Diego de Vargas, 1694-1697

University of New Mexico Press
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