Bac on the Border

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Umberger, Emily;
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas

Although now on the Tohono O'odom reservation in the modern US Southwest, when the Franciscan church of San Xavier del Bac was built (1780-97), its location was the northern frontier of New Spain. From the outset the church stood out from other northern New Spanish miss... View more
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