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Bartolomé de las Casas; a selection of his writings. Translated and edited by George Sanderlin.

; Sanderlin, George William, 1915- editor
[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf [1971] .
ISBN 039446978X, 9780394469782

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Standard Title Works. Selections. English. 1971
Other Authors Sanderlin, George William, 1915-
Subjects America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Colonias -- Espanha.
Colonização Espanhola -- America.
Descoberta Geografica -- America Espanhola.
Discovery and exploration, Spanish.
Indians, Treatment of -- Latin America.
Indians, Treatment of.
Indio -- America Espanhola.
Latin America.
Spain -- Colonies -- America.
Series Borzoi books on Latin America.
Description x, 209 pages portrait 19 cm.
Copyright Date [1971]
Contents Historian; the History of the Indies: Prologue: Why he wrote History. A portrait of Columbus. The verdict of Salamanca. San Salvador. Reception in Barcelona. The conquest of Cuba. Magellan and his globe. The character of Cortes. -- Autobiographer; autobiography in the History of the Indies: "Are not the Indians men?" The conversion of Las Casas. First battles at court. Black slaves in the New World. Las Casas joins the Dominicans. -- Anthropologist; the Apologetic history: The rationality of the American Indian. A description of Cuba. The ill effects of sadness and fear. Indian houses, featherwork, and silverwork. The marketplace of Mexico City. A volcano in Nicaragua. The meanings of "barbarous." -- Political thinker, memorials and treatises: A New World utopia. The "Only method" of converting the Indians. A "Very brief account" of Spanish cruelty. Abolish the encomienda! The duty of reparation. A defense of human sacrifice. The restoration of the Indies. A declaration of human rights. -- Bibliography (pages [203]-206).
Geographic Area Latin America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)211008
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566.
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