Introduction : gender and public space in the nineteenth-century Californias -- "For the riches of its souls" : the Society of Jesus in Antigua California -- "To teach the natives love and loyalty toward the Spanish monarch" : the Order of the Predicants of Santo Domingo in Baja California -- "[For its] very large and fine harbor" : the Franciscans of the College of San Fernando in Alta California -- Bárbara Gandiaga : race and agency at Mission Santo Tomás -- Eulalia Callis : privilege and power in the colonial Californias -- Eulalia Pérez : gender and labor in the Spanish frontier -- Conclusion : women in the public missions of the Californias.
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