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Author Crosby, Harry W., 1926-
Title Gateway to Alta California : the expedition to San Diego, 1769 / by Harry W. Crosby.
Published San Diego : Sunbelt Publications, 2003.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F864 .C927 2003    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 229 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Series Sunbelt cultural heritage books
Sunbelt cultural heritage books.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-225) and index.
Contents Prelude to opening Alta California -- Spanish colonization reaches California -- The global prelude to changes in California -- Ringing out the old; ringing in the new -- A new order and a new direction -- Joseph de Galvez brings his agenda to California -- Fernando de Rivera prepares to march -- Manpower for an unknown road -- Blazing a trail to San Diego -- To the edge of the known world -- A tortuous route to Ensenada -- The open road to San Diego -- The scene at San Diego -- San Diego through 1770 -- Appendix A: Men of the 1769 overland expeditions -- Appendix B: Mapping the 1769 route, Velicata to San Diego.
Subject Portolá's Expedition, Calif., 1769-1770.
California -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
California -- Description and travel.
Explorers -- California -- History -- 18th century.
Explorers -- Spain -- History -- 18th century.
Spaniards -- California -- History -- 18th century.
California -- History -- To 1846.
San Diego (Calif.) -- History -- 18th century.
San Diego (Calif.) -- Description and travel.
ISBN 093265357X
OCLC number 50441648