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Junípero Serra

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Published by Steck-Vaughn in Austin, TX .
Written in English


  • Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Serra, Junipero, 1713-1784.,
  • Franciscans -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers.,
  • Spanish language materials -- Bilingual.,
  • California -- History -- To 1846 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • California -- History -- To 1846.

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About the Edition

A biography of the Franciscan priest-explorer who was instrumental in the development of missions in California in the eighteenth century.

Edition Notes

English and Spanish.

StatementJan Gleiter and Kathleen Thompson ; illustrated by Charles Shaw
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesHispanic stories
ContributionsThompson, Kathleen, Shaw, Charles, 1941-
LC ClassificationsF864.S44 G57 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24226651M
ISBN 100811484823, 0811467651
ISBN 109780811484824, 9780811467650
LC Control Number88039173

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Saint Junípero Serra y Ferrer, O.F.M. (/ h uː ˈ n ɪ p ɛr oʊ ˈ s ɛr ə /; Spanish: [xuˈnipeɾo ˈsera], Catalan: Juníper Serra i Ferrer; November 24, – August 28, ), was a Roman Catholic Spanish priest and friar of the Franciscan Order who founded a mission in Baja California and the first nine of 21 Spanish missions in California from San Diego to San Francisco, in what Beatified: September 25, , Saint Peter's Square, . Feb 01,  · As one of America’s most important missionaries, Junípero Serra is widely recognized as the founding father of California’s missions. It was for that work that he was canonized in by Pope Francis. Less well known, however, is the degree to which Junípero Serra embodied the social, religious and artistic currents that shaped Spain and Mexico across the 18th century. Sep 03,  · Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father is a detailed account of the life of Junipero Serra, the Franciscan missionary responsible for a great deal of the founding of the series of missions which became the backbone of Spanish colonization in California/5. Junípero Serra in His Own Words This book presents St. Junípero Serra by using his own letters, journals and sermons. Instead of hearing what others think of Serra, this book allows one to meet the man and form one's own opinion. All texts are from the original and have the authors' own translations. The book ende, " Serra’s struggle was /5.

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