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By Bartolomé de Las Casas

ISBN-10: 0141912693

ISBN-13: 9780141912691

Bartolomé de Las Casas used to be the 1st and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism within the New international. An early visitor to the Americas who sailed on one in all Columbus's voyages, Las Casas was once so horrified through the wholesale bloodbath he witnessed that he devoted his lifestyles to holding the Indian neighborhood. He wrote a quick Account of the Destruction of the Indies in 1542, a stunning catalogue of mass slaughter, torture and slavery, which confirmed that the evangelizing imaginative and prescient of Columbus had descended below later conquistadors into genocide. devoted to Philip II to alert the Castilian Crown to those atrocities and insist that the Indians be entitled to the elemental rights of humankind, this passionate paintings of documentary vividness outraged Europe and contributed to the assumption of the Spanish 'Black Legend' that might final for centuries.

Edited and Translated through NIGEL GRIFFIN
With an advent via ANTHONY PAGDEN

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