3 edition of A natural and civil history of California found in the catalog.
A natural and civil history of California
by Printed for James Rivington and James Fletcher ... in London
|Statement||translated from the original Spanish of Miguel Venegas, a Mexican Jesuit, published at Madrid, 1758|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 41790, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 41790|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||5 microfiches (210 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||210|
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A Natural and Civil History of California, Volumes I & II. Hardcover – January 1, by Miguel. Venegas (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Miguel. Venegas. As if to compensate for their bulk and weight, the titles in the California Natural History Guides offer an abundance of illuminating information about what can be glimpsed from the paths and trails of our state parks.
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“first attempt at a history of california”: venegas’ natural and civil history of california, first edition in english, with scarce folding map and four copper-engraved plates, in.
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In all, this work represents the most extensive and scholarly study of early California, its people, geography, flora and fauna and the history of the early. Volume I. is the English translation of Spanish Jesuit Miguel Venegas’s publication regarding the history of the Peninsula of California.
It describes the soil, mountains, harbors, lakes, rivers and seas, the animals, vegetables, minerals and fishery for pearls; as well as the customs of the inhabitants, their religion. Allan A. Schoenherr is a Californian author, ecologist, and naturalist. He is the author of the widely used reference book, A Natural History of California.
He received his PhD in zoology at Arizona State University and taught a long-running course on natural history of California University of California, Irvine. He is emeritus professor of ecology in Fullerton College. "An Historical, Political, and Natural Description of California" is an article from The Catholic Historical Review, Volume 5.
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Read more about this on Questia. California (kăl´Ĭfôr´nyə), most populous state in the United States, located in the Far West; bordered by Oregon (N), Nevada and, across the Colorado River, Arizona (E), Mexico (S), and the Pacific Ocean (W).
Facts and Figures Area,sq mi (, sq km).Pop. () 37, a 10% increase since the census. The history books we loved most in span centuries, nations and wars. Civil Rights, free love and anti associate professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley, makes a.A Natural and Civil History of California.
London: printed for James Rivington and James Fletcher, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 8vo ( x mm.), folding engraved map and 4 plates, contemporary half calf, minor browning, slightly rubbed with minor loss to spine heads The first attempt at a history of California.The history of California can be divided into: the Native American period; European exploration period from to ; the Spanish colonial period, to ; the Mexican period, to ; and United States statehood, from September 9, (in Compromise of ) which continues to this present day.
California was settled from the North by successive waves of .