By: John Schmal and Jennifer Vo
Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)
Seller ID: S2448
Condition: 252 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 252 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The eleventh-generation Californian Jennifer Vo and the historian John P. Schmal have collaborated in the production of this multi-generational epic about a pioneer California family. In 1781, Luis Quintero, a poor, middle-aged African-Mexican tailor from Sonora, Mexico, and his family (plus ten other families) founded El Pueblo de Nuestra la Reina de Los Angeles del Rio Porcioncula. The founding of Los Angeles, California, was a well-planned strategic move made by Spain to secure the northwestern border regions of its extensive American empire in the last half of the eighteenth century. Th... View More...