History of Alta California: A Memoir of Mexican California

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Antonio Maria Osio s La Historia de Alta California was the first written history of upper California during the era of Mexican rule, and this is its first complete English translation. A Mexican-Californian, government official, and the landowner of Angel Island and Point Reyes, Osio writes colorfully of life in old Monterey, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and gives a first-hand account of the political intrigues of the 1830s that led to the appointment of Juan Bautista Alvarado as governor. Osio wrote his History in ...

History of Alta California: A Memoir of Mexican California 1996, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299149703

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History of Alta California: A Memoir of Mexican California 1996, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299149741

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