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Book A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Download or read book A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies written by Bartolomé de las Casas and published by Open Road Media. This book was released on 2022-11-01 with total page 96 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Spanish friar documents the brutal treatment of Caribbean natives at the hands of colonial authorities in the sixteenth century. After traveling to the New World, Dominican friar Bartolomé de Las Casas witnessed conquistadors wreak unimaginable horrors upon the Indigenous people of the Caribbean. He later dedicated his life to fighting for their protection. Following numerous failed attempts to reason with authorities in Spain, he chose to document everything he had seen over a span of fifty years and to give it to Spain’s Prince Philip II. In A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies, Las Casas catalogues the atrocities he observed the Spanish colonial authorities inflict upon the native people. He discusses the brutal torture, mass genocide, and enslavement. He passionately pleas for an end to this treatment and for the native peoples to be given basic human rights.

Book An Account  Much Abbreviated  of the Destruction of the Indies

Download or read book An Account Much Abbreviated of the Destruction of the Indies written by Bartolomé De Las Casas and published by Hackett Publishing. This book was released on 2003-09-15 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain's conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain. An impassioned plea on behalf of the native peoples of the West Indies, the Brevísima Relación catalogues in horrific detail atrocities it attributes to the king’s colonists in the New World. The result is a withering indictment of the conquerors that has cast a 500-year shadow over the subsequent history of that world and the European colonization of it.

Book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Download or read book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies written by Bartolomé de las Casas and published by Good Press. This book was released on 2020-03-16 with total page 90 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Witness the chilling chronicle of colonial atrocities and the mistreatment of indigenous peoples in 'A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies'. Written by the compassionate Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542, this harrowing account exposes the heinous crimes committed by the Spanish in the Americas. Addressed to Prince Philip II of Spain, Las Casas' heartfelt plea for justice sheds light on the fear of divine punishment and the salvation of Native souls. From the burning of innocent people to the relentless exploitation of labor, the author unveils a brutal reality that spans across Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Cuba.

Book History of the Indies

Download or read book History of the Indies written by Bartolomé de las Casas and published by HarperCollins Publishers. This book was released on 1971 with total page 340 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Download or read book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies written by Bartolomé de las Casas and published by DigiCat. This book was released on 2022-08-15 with total page 92 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies" by Bartolomé de las Casas. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

Book The Devastation of the Indies

Download or read book The Devastation of the Indies written by Bartolomé de Las Casas and published by JHU Press. This book was released on 1992-02 with total page 158 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents Bartolomé de Las Casas's 1552 account of the brutalities he witnessed, committed in the name of Christianity, on voyages to the Spanish colonies of the New World.

Book A Short Account of the Destruction of the West Indies  Graphyco Annotated Edition

Download or read book A Short Account of the Destruction of the West Indies Graphyco Annotated Edition written by Bartolomé Casas and published by . This book was released on 2020-07-29 with total page 85 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "God is the one who always remembers those whom history has forgotten." A Short Account of the Destruction of the West Indies is an account written by about the mistreatment of and atrocities committed against the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Bartolomé de las Casas (1544-1550) was a 16th-century Spanish friar, priest, landowner and bishop who is famed as an historian and social reformer.

Book Another Face of Empire

Download or read book Another Face of Empire written by Daniel Castro and published by Duke University Press. This book was released on 2007-01-24 with total page 252 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Separating historical reality from myth, this book provides a nuanced, revisionist assessment of the friar's career, writings, and political activities.

Book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Download or read book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies written by Bartolome De Las Casas and published by Independently Published. This book was released on 2020-11-21 with total page 42 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542 (published in 1552) 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 Spain.

Book Spanish Imperialism and the Political Imagination

Download or read book Spanish Imperialism and the Political Imagination written by Anthony Pagden and published by Yale University Press. This book was released on 1990-01-01 with total page 196 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the early sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries, Spain was regarded as a unique social and political community--the most exalted, the most feared, the most despised, and the most discussed since the Roman Empire. In this important book, Anthony Pagden offers an incisive analysis of the lasting influence of the Spanish Empire in the history of early modern Europe and of its place in the European and SpanishAmerican political imagination.

Book Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition

Download or read book Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition written by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2002-06-25 with total page 161 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The New World story of the Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca in his own words This riveting true story is the first major narrative detailing the exploration of North America by Spanish conquistadors (1528-1536). The author, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, was a fortune-seeking Spanish nobleman and the treasurer of an expedition sent to claim for Spain a vast area of today's southern United States. In simple, straightforward prose, Cabeza de Vaca chronicles the nine-year odyssey endured by the men after a shipwreck forced them to make a westward journey on foot from present-day Florida through Louisiana and Texas into California. In thirty-eight brief chapters, Cabeza de Vaca describes the scores of natural and human obstacles they encountered as they made their way across an unknown land. Cabeza de Vaca's gripping account offers a trove of ethnographic information, including descriptions and interpretations of native cultures, making it a powerful precursor to modern anthropology. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Book Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

Download or read book Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest written by Matthew Restall and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2021-04-13 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An update of a popular work that takes on the myths of the Spanish Conquest of the Americas, featuring a new afterword. Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest reveals how the Spanish invasions in the Americas have been conceived and presented, misrepresented and misunderstood, in the five centuries since Columbus first crossed the Atlantic. This book is a unique and provocative synthesis of ideas and themes that were for generations debated or perpetuated without question in academic and popular circles. The 2003 edition became the foundation stone of a scholarly turn since called The New Conquest History. Each of the book's seven chapters describes one "myth," or one aspect of the Conquest that has been distorted or misrepresented, examines its roots, and explodes its fallacies and misconceptions. Using a wide array of primary and secondary sources, written in a scholarly but readable style, Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest explains why Columbus did not set out to prove the world was round, the conquistadors were not soldiers, the native Americans did not take them for gods, Cortés did not have a unique vision of conquest procedure, and handfuls of vastly outnumbered Spaniards did not bring down great empires with stunning rapidity. Conquest realities were more complex--and far more fascinating--than conventional histories have related, and they featured a more diverse cast of protagonists-Spanish, Native American, and African. This updated edition of a key event in the history of the Americas critically examines the book's arguments, how they have held up, and why they prompted the rise of a New Conquest History.

Book A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Download or read book A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies written by Bartolome De Las Casas and published by . This book was released on 2019-08-23 with total page 162 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Written in 1542 and first published in 1552, "A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies" by Bartolome de Las Casas, a Dominican friar, is a moving and shocking account of the atrocities and mistreatment suffered by the indigenous people of South America under Spanish colonial rule. Bartolome de Las Casas, believed to have been born in 1484, immigrated to the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean from Spain in 1502 with his father and was ordained as a priest in 1510. His work with the Church gave him a startling glimpse into the cruelty and inhumanity that the native peoples were subjected to by the powerful Spaniards. Bartolome de Las Casas was determined to advocate for these oppressed people and traveled back and forth between Spain and the New World several times to bring the plight of the indigenous peoples to the attention of the King. Bartolome de Las Casas documented the ravages of the disease and greed the Spanish brought with them across the sea. "A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies" is an important and remarkable work, as well as the earliest documentation of a concerted effort to advocate for better and more humane treatment of the native people of the New World. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper.

Book Infidels and Empires in a New World Order

Download or read book Infidels and Empires in a New World Order written by David M. Lantigua and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2020-06-18 with total page 373 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Examines early modern Spanish contributions to international relations by focusing on ambivalence of natural rights in European colonial expansion to the Americas.

Book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies  Esprios Classics

Download or read book A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies Esprios Classics written by Bartolomé de Las Casas and published by Blurb. This book was released on 2020-12-12 with total page 86 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bartolomé de las Casas (11 November 1484 - 18 July 1566) 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, and the first officially appointed "Protector of the Indians". His extensive writings, the most famous being A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies and Historia de Las Indias, chronicle the first decades of colonization of the West Indies. He described the atrocities committed by the colonizers against the indigenous peoples.

Book In Defense of the Indians

Download or read book In Defense of the Indians written by Bartolomé de las Casas and published by . This book was released on 1992 with total page 385 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Contains primary source material.

Book The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus

Download or read book The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus written by Christopher Columbus and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2004-02-05 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: No gamble in history has been more momentous than the landfall of Columbus's ship the Santa Maria in the Americas in 1492 - an event that paved the way for the conquest of a 'New World'. The accounts collected here provide a vivid narrative of his voyages throughout the Caribbean and finally to the mainland of Central America, although he still believed he had reached Asia. Columbus himself is revealed as a fascinating and contradictory figure, fluctuating from awed enthusiasm to paranoia and eccentric geographical speculation. Prey to petty quarrels with his officers, his pious desire to bring Christian civilization to 'savages' matched by his rapacity for gold, Columbus was nonetheless an explorer and seaman of staggering vision and achievement.