Trinity University Press

Forthcoming Books

San Antonio 1718: Art from Mexico

Marion Oettinger Jr. (editor), Jaime Cuadriello (contributor), Cristina Cruz González (contributor), Ray Hernández-Durán (contributor), Katherine C. Luber (contributor), Gerald E. Poyo (contributor)

Cover for San Antonio 1718: Art from Mexico

Three hundred years ago San Antonio was a outpost of presidios and missions on the edge of northern New Spain, imposing Spanish political and religious principles on this contested, often hostile region. The city’s many Catholic missions bear architectural witness to the time of their founding, but few have walked these sites without wondering who once lived there and what they saw, valued, and thought. San Antonio...