Patterns of Demographic Change in the Missions of Central Alta California

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Jackson, Robert H;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: California -- Antiquities -- Periodicals; Great Basin -- Antiquities -- Periodicals | archaeology | Indians of North America -- California -- Periodicals | native peoples | Indians of North America -- Great Basin -- Periodicals | Great Basin | ethnohistory | ethnography
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A number of scholars have examined the cause of demographic collapse in the Californias, and have included stress, disease, and subsistence crises among their explanations. This essay does not attempt to explain in detail the causes of demographic change, but rather to ... View more
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