A weighty contribution to regional history.
—New Mexico Historical Review
Valuable to scholars and general readers alike.
—The Journal of Arizona History
The documents are vivid snapshots linked together by Kieran's succinct introductions and annotation. What's more, they are wonderfully readable, Kieran is a superb translator who makes them come alive.
This slim volume is a gem. In clear chronology, each chapter presents a telling document, superbly translated, with context established by the editor's tersely informative introduction and annotation.
—Journal of the Texas Catholic Historical Society