oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - A brief but critical presence: The archaeology of a Jesuit mission in the middle Orinoco (1730-47)

Volume 32, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



In the eighteenth century, the Jesuits attempted to establish missions in the Middle Orinoco, following strategies that had proven successful in other regions. They were confronted, however, with a diverse Native population that continually thwarted the intentions of the colonial agents.

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