Winter 1978

January 1, 1978

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Winter 1978, Volume 24, Number 1
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor

From Lope de Vega to San Diego
The Backgrounds of Spanish Colonization in the Californias
Edited by David Ringrose

Cover image: Father Junípero Serra.

Original Articles

Introduction
By David Ringrose
San Diego de Alcalá
By Reverend Monsignor I. Brent Eagen
Cultural Backgrounds of Spanish Imperialism as Presented in Lope de Vega’s Play San Diego de Alcalá
By Joseph Silverman
A Brief Comment on the Text of Lope de Vega’s San Diego de Alcalá
By Thomas Case
San Diego de Alcalá
By Lope de Vega
Plans for the Occupation of Upper California; A New Look at the “Dark Age” from 1602 to 1769
By Donald C. Cutter
The Occupation of the Port of San Diego de Alcalá
By Iris Wilson Engstrand
Mission Colonization and Political Control in Spanish California
By Francis Guest O.F.M.
Commentary on Francis Guest’s Paper “Mission Colonization and Political Control in Spanish California”
By David Piñera Ramírez
Impact of Colonization on the Native California Societies
By Robert Heizer
Commentary on Robert Heizer’s Paper “Impact of Colonization on the Native California Societies”
By Lucy L. Killea

Book Reviews

Northern Mexico on the Eve of the United States Invasion: Rare Imprints Concerning California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, 1821-1846.
Edited by David J. Weber. Reviewed by Matt S. Meier.
Culturas en Peligro.
By Miguel León-Portilla. Reviewed by W. Michael Mathes
United States Customs and The Madero Revolution
By Michael Dennis Carman. Reviewed by Jaime E. Rodriguez
The Politics of Business in California, 1890-1920.
By Mansel G. Blackford. Reviewed by Lawrence B. Lee.