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Author Benavides, Alonso de, active 1630.

Title A harvest of reluctant souls : Fray Alonso de Benavides's history of New Mexico, 1630 / translated with a revised introduction and notes by Baker H. Morrow
Edition First UNM Press paperback edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012
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Summary The most thorough account ever written of southwestern life in the early seventeenth century, this engaging book was first published in 1630 as an official report to the king of Spain by Fray Alonso de Benavides, a Portuguese Franciscan who was the third head of the mission churches of New Mexico
Notes Originally published: Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 1996, which is a translation of Benavides' Memorial, written in 1630
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Franciscans -- Missions -- New Mexico -- Early works to 1800.
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Early works to 1800.
New Mexico -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Morrow, Baker H., 1946-
LC no. 2011047922
ISBN 0826351581 (electronic bk.)
9780826351586 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Memorial. English