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The Presidio. Bastion of the Spanish Borderlands
Author: Moorhead, Max L.
Reference #: 1649
List Price: $15.00
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1975. [xiii] + 3-288 pp.; 5 maps, 32 Illustrations; extensive Sources Consulted, and Index.
“Militarily the presidio played a role that the United States Army fort was later to assume in the West. But in its other functions as market center, sanctuary, social unit, religious outpost, and administrative seat, it had an impact on the frontier that was much more than military.”
A Fine copy, ex libris historian Jim Delgado with his blind stamp on the front free endpaper, in the publisher’s original dustjacket with a lengthy tear on the back panel repaired by way of tape on the reverse side.
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