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The Lost Eden: Noli me Tangere

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the ecological costs of over-logging, particularly the rapid clearing of the once-vast Dipterocarp lowland forests, and distinguishes between unregulated commercial logging and ... More


Inside the Cloister: Exploring the Life of Fray Junípero Serra in the College of San Fernando

David Rex Galindo

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As David Rex Galindo shows in Chapter 5, by 1750 the College of San Fernando, which recruited Serra to New Spain and oversaw the missions of California, was an institution with a rich institutional ... More


Viernes Santo: Where the Shock of the Immediate Meets New Life

Christopher D. Tirres

in The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352531
eISBN:
9780199358359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352531.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers a thick description of a set of powerful public rituals: the Good Friday liturgies at the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas. The author shows how, in both implicit and ... More


Admitted Equals: Art and Letters

Theresa Ann Smith

in The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that by the 1740s and 1750s, much of Spain's intelligentsia had accepted the idea that women were rational and thus equal beings. Key to this assessment was women's participation ... More


To Big Pines

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0032
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes a tour to Big Pines which takes the following route: Los Angeles–Burbank–San Fernando–Palmdale–Big Pines–San Bernardino; 146.9 m.; US 6, State 138, Big Pines Rd., US 66. This ... More


Junípero Serra’s Tastes and the Art and Architecture of the California Missions

Clara Bargellini and Pamela Huckins

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As art historians Clara Bargellini and Pamela Huckins show in Chapter 9, the missions, at least in Serra’s mind, were to be held together not just by violence but by a common devotion to Catholicism ... More


Between Worlds: Junípero Serra and the Paintings of José de Páez

Cynthia Neri Lewis

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Cynthia Lewis argues in Chapter 10, it was the Mexican artist, José de Páez, who Serra leaned on most to fill his missions with beautiful and edifying paintings. Through the patronage of the ... More


Junípero Serra’s Mission Muse: Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda and Her Writings

Anna M. Nogar

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Anna Nogar shows in her essay, “Junípero Serra’s Muse,” María de Jesús de Ágreda’s influence on Serra was profound, and her writings and seemingly countless bilocations to New Spain, where she ... More


Embodied Faith-in-Action: Religious Ritual as Reconstructive Education

Christopher D. Tirres

in The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352531
eISBN:
9780199358359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352531.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter returns to the book’s earlier discussion (in Chapter Two) of the Good Friday liturgies at the San Fernando Cathedral. The author explores significant convergences between the pedagogies ... More


“More Than a Place of Worship”: Food Festivals and Thai American Suburban Culture

Mark Padoongpatt

in Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines food festivals at the Wat Thai of Los Angeles, the first and largest Thai Buddhist temple in the nation, which was established in 1979, as a window on the relationship between ... More


Serra among the Faithful: The Popular Mission

Karen Melvin

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Karen Melvin shows in Chapter 6, the Fernandino missionaries, as those from the College of San Fernando were known, wore at least two hats: they proselytized among Indians who had not yet heard ... More


Within the Confessional: Franciscan Utopias and Daily Practices in Mission San Carlos

José Refugio de la Torre Curiel

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As José Refugio de la Torre shows in chapter 7, by the time Serra established missions in Alta California, Franciscans had long experience with missions in the Mexican North, but they continued to ... More


Junípero Serra: New Contexts and Emerging Interpretations

Steven W. Hackel

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the Introduction to the book, editor Steven W. Hackel provides an overview of the volume, a discussion of the themes and arguments pursued in the individual chapters, and the events surrounding ... More


Home on the Range

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz and Bess purchased a huge estate in the San Fernando Valley.The hillside Tudor house would expand to include a pair of Curtiz’s lesser passions, a polo field and a skeet range. Curtiz became ... More


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