pt. 1. People and institutions of Colonial California -- Indians -- Spaniards -- Dual revolutions and the Missions: ecological change and demographic collapse -- pt. 2. Interaction -- Indians and the Franciscan religious program -- Marriage and sexuality -- Social control, political accommodation, and Indian rebellion -- Indian labor in the Missions, presidios, and pueblos: economic integration, cultural resistance, and survival -- Punishment, justice, and hierarchy -- pt. 3. Collapse of the colonial order -- The era of secularization: land and liberty.