Mission Churches of the Sonoran Desert

Suggested Readings

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Bleser, Nicholas J. n.d. Tumacacori: From Ranchería to National Monument. Tucson: Southwest Parks and Monuments Association.

Bolton, Herbert E. 1984 Rim of Christendom. A Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino, Pacific Coast Pioneer. Re-edition, with a new foreward by John L. Kessel. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Eckhart, George B. and James S. Griffith. 1975 Temples in the Wilderness. Tucson: Arizona Historical Society.

Fontana, Bernard L. 1961 "Biography of a Desert Chruch: The Story of Mission San Xavier del Bac," The Smoke Signal, No. 3 (Spring), pp. 1-24. Tucson: Tucson Corral of Westerners.

_____. 1994 Entrada: The Legacy of Spain & Mexico in the United States. Tucson: Southwest Parks and Mounuments Association; Albuquerque: University of New Mexico press.

Griffith, James S. 1992 Beliefs and Holy Places: A Spiritual Geography of the Pimeria Alta. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press.

Griffith, James S. 1997 "The Mission Myths." Tucson Monthly vol. 1 # 1, September 1997, p. 60-65.

Hall, Alice J. 1995 "New Face for a Desert Mission." National Geographic vol. 188 # 6, December 1995, p. 52-59.

Pfefferkorn, Ignaz. 1989 Sonora: A Description of the Province. Translated by Theodore E. Treutlein. Reprint, with a new introduction by Bernard L. Fontana. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press.

Pickens, Buford, ed. 1993 The Missions of Northern Sonora: A 1935 Field Documentation. Photographs by George Alexander Grant. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press.

Polzer, Charles W. 1972 Kino Guide II: A Llife of Eusebio Francisco Kino, S.J., Arizona's First Pioneer and a Guide to Hhis Missions and Monuments. Tucson: Southwestern Missions Research Center.

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