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Author Rosenus, Alan, 1940-
Uniform Title General M.G. Vallejo and the advent of the Americans
Title General Vallejo and the advent of the Americans : a biography / Alan Rosenus.
Published Berkeley, CA : Heyday Books/Urion Press, c1999.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F864.V2 R67 1999    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 292 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.
Note Originally published: General M.G. Vallejo and the advent of the Americans. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-281) and index.
Contents The gifts of fortune -- The pivotal year: 1841 -- The advent of the Americans -- A new governor brings crisis -- A small war heats up -- "Ojal√° que lo tomen los americanos ("I hope the Americans take it") -- Prelude to revolt -- "Men with nothing to lose" -- The revolt begins -- Ordeal on the Sacramento -- Murder and misdirection -- What friend Larkin will do -- A changed man -- The Californians retake the South -- The slip and slide transition -- Consequences.
Subject Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe, 1808-1890.
Pioneers -- California -- Biography.
Military governors.
Military governors -- California -- Biography.
Mexicans -- California -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California.
California -- Biography.
ISBN 189077121X
OCLC number 41185091