Bartolomé de las Casas and the conquest of the Americas

by Lawrence A. Clayton

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLawrence A. Clayton
SeriesViewpoints/puntos de vista : themes and interpretations in Latin American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE125.C4 C53 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24423770M
ISBN 109781405194273, 9781405194280
LC Control Number2010030304

Clayton’s book, intended for upper-level high school and college students, offers insight into the 16th century – the era of exploration and colonization of the Americas by the Spanish – and Las Casas’ substantial role in chronicling and critiquing the conquest. Las Casas (), a priest and later a Dominican friar, watched first. Manuscript/Mixed Material Bartolomé de las Casas statement of opinion, Parecer de fray delas Casas / Parecer de fray Bartolomé de las Casas / Memorial de remedios / Letter of Bartolomé de Las Casas () to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles (). The Spanish cleric Bartolomé de Las Casas is a key figure in the history of Spain’s conquest of the Americas. Las Casas condemned the torture and murder of natives by the conquistadores in reports to the Spanish royal court and in tracts such as A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (). For his unrelenting denunciation of the colonialists’ atrocities, Las Casas has been. De las Casas argues that this was not the original intention of Spanish conquest, nor is this right. As a member of the clergy, de las Casas wanted to convert the population.

Bartolomé de las Casas, (–), was a 16th-century Spanish Dominican priest, writer and the first resident Bishop of Chiapas. As a settler in the New World he witnessed, and was driven to oppose, the torture and genocide of the Native Americans by the Spanish colonists and pushed for rights of the natives appealing to the imperial court of Charles s: This year marks the year anniversary of the pricking of one man's conscience. Bartolomé de las Casas, sickened by the exploitation and physical degradation of the indigenous peoples in the Spanish colonies of the Caribbean, gave up his extensive land holdings and slaves and traveled to his homeland in Spain in to petition the Spanish Crown to stop the abuses that European colonists. Buy a cheap copy of Brevisima relación de la destrucción de book by Bartolomé de las Casas. Bartolome de Las Casas was the first and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism in the New World. An early traveller to the Americas who sailed on one of Columbus' Free shipping over $

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The story of Bartolomé de las Casas (), a Dominican friar and one of the first Europeans to set foot in this hemisphere, offers another answer to the question. endorsed the conquest. (The Journal of Latin American Studies, 1 April ) "Clayton (Univ. of Alabama) has written an excellent, concise survey of the life and work of Bartolome de las Casas, the Dominican friar who advocated fiercely on behalf of indigenous Americans during the 16th-century Spanish conquest of the AmericaRecommended/5(3).

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish: Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias) is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in (published in ) about the mistreatment of and atrocities committed against the indigenous peoples of the Americas in colonial times and sent to then Prince Philip II of : Bartolomé de las Casas.

The Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas (–) was a prominent chronicler of the early Spanish conquest of the Americas, a noted protector of the American Indians and arguably the most.

Bartolomé de las Casas and the conquest of the Americas / Lawrence A. Clayton. cm.—(Viewpoints/puntos de vista: themes and interpretations in Latin American history) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardcover: alk. paper)— ISBN (pbk.: alk.

paper) 1. Casas, Bartolomé de las. Bartolomé de Las Casas, (born orSevilla?, Spain—died JulyMadrid), early Spanish historian and Dominican missionary who was the first to expose the oppression of indigenous peoples by Europeans in the Americas and to call for the abolition of slavery there.

Bartolome de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas Lawrence A. Clayton(auth.), Jurgen Buchenau(eds.) This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolome de las Casas, a Dominican friar who fervently defended the American Indians, and the single most important figure.

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After Spain’s conquest of Mexico and other American lands, these events inspired books, paintings, and other historical and artistic records. In this section are materials illustrating these interpretations. Some of these items highlight the efforts of Bartolomé de las Casas (–), an.

Bartolomé de Las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas, is a short, effective, and student‐oriented history of the period and major issues of the Spanish presence in the New World confronted by Las Casas. The book uses the life of Las Casas as a “gateway into the history of the Conquest” (12), which works quite well.

Bartolomé de las Casas (US: / l ɑː s ˈ k ɑː s ə s / lahs KAH-səs; Spanish: [baɾtoloˈme ðe las ˈkasas] (); 11 November – 18 July ) was a 16th-century Spanish landowner, friar, priest, and bishop, famed as a historian and social reformer. He arrived in Hispaniola as a layman then became a Dominican friar and priest.

He was appointed as the first resident Bishop of Chiapas Province: Tuxtla Gutiérrez. ‎The Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas (–) was a prominent chronicler of the early Spanish conquest of the Americas, a noted protector of the American Indians and arguably the most significant figure in the early Spanish Empire after Christopher Columbus.

Following an epiphany in. Las Casas, Sepúlveda, and Vitoria lived during the first decades of the conquest of the Americas and consolidation of the Spanish Empire. ByIsabella of Castile and her husband Ferdinand of Aragón had set the foundations for the unification of the.

The Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas (–) was a prominent chronicler of the early Spanish conquest of the Americas, a noted protector of the American Indians and arguably the most significant figure in the early Spanish Empire after Christopher Columbus. Bartolomé de Las Casas (c. –J ) was a Spanish Dominican friar who became famous for his defense of the rights of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas.

His brave stand against the horrors of the conquest and the colonization of the New World earned him the title “Defender of the Indigenous peoples.". But no book coming from the Spanish dominions attained a wider readership at the time than Bartolomé de Las Casas’s Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias (; A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies).

Originally a Spanish settler, Las Casas was appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the rapacious Spaniards. Bartolomé de las Casas and the Defense of Amerindian Rights: A Brief History with Documents provides the most wide-ranging and concise anthology of Las Casas’s writings, in translation, ever made available.

It contains not only excerpts from his most well-known texts, but also his largely unavailable writings on political philosophy and law. Bartolomé de las Casas and the conquest of the Americas by Lawrence A Clayton (Book) The tropics of empire: why Columbus sailed south to the Indies by Nicolás Wey Gómez (Book).

“Bartolomé de las Casas and the Defense of Amerindian Rights is a welcome text for undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines: history, religion, international relations, anthropology, and others.” —Noble David Cook, author of Born to Die: Disease and New World Conquest, – courtesy of the Annenberg Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania.

The English authorities used this translation to legitimize their conquest of Spanish Jamaica. Oliver Cromwell’s nephew translated this volume.

Bartolomé de las Casas (John Phillips, trans.), Illustration from The Tears of the Indians (). bartolome de las casas and the conquest of the americas viewpoints puntos de vista Posted By Debbie Macomber Media TEXT ID a Online PDF Ebook Epub Library viewpoints puntos de vista english edition boutique kindle central america amazonfr bartolome de las casas and the conquest of the americas viewpoints puntos de vista.The Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas () was a prominent chronicler of the early Spanish conquest of the Americas, a noted protector of the American Indians and arguably the most significant figure in the early Spanish Empire after Christopher Columbus.Bartolomé de las Casas [his family also spelled the name Casaus] was born in Seville inon 11 November and on Jin Madrid.

He descended from a family of Spain's Jews that converted to Christianity. one of the first European settlers in the Americas, he .