Español: Portada del Brevisima relación de la destrucción de las Indias. Publicado en Sevilla en por Bartolomé de las Casas. Date, Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias by Bartolomé de las Casas; 42 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Casas, Bartolomé. by Bartolomé de las Casas A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies ( Spanish: Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias) is an.

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All in all, modern historians tend to disregard the numerical figures given by Las Casas, but they maintain that his general picture of a violent and abusive conquest represented reality. Las Casas entered the Dominican Order and became a friar, leaving public life for a decade. During the s, people did not know what caused disease or how it spread. Public domain Public domain false false.

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. The encomenderos offered to buy the rights to the encomiendas from the crown, and Charles V was inclined to accept since his wars had left him in deep economic troubles.

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However, Las Casas found their attempts insufficient to protect the welfare of the Indians, and returned to Spain to appeal to the Spanish monarch in Retrieved from ” https: A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies. Las Casas worked there in adverse conditions for the following months, being constantly harassed by the Spanish pearl fishers of Cubagua indiae who traded slaves for alcohol with the natives.

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Having been summoned to a meeting among the bishops of New Spain to be held in Mexico City on January 12,he left his diocese, never to return. The images described by Las Casas were later depicted by Theodore de Bry in copper plate engravings that helped expand the Black Legend against Spain. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Lingering for a destruccioh in the Dominican convent of Granadahe got into conflict with Rodrigo de ContrerasGovernor of Nicaragua, when Las Casas vehemently opposed slaving expeditions by the Governor.


The book became an important element in the creation and propagation of the so-called Black Legend — the tradition of describing the Spanish empire as exceptionally morally corrupt and violent. See and discover other items: All the Indian slaves of the New World should be brought to live in these towns and become tribute paying subjects to the King. Why do you keep them so oppressed and exhausted, without giving them enough to eat or curing them of the sicknesses they incur from the excessive labor you give them, and they die, or rather you kill them, in order to extract and acquire gold every day.

This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Before Las Casas returned to Spain, he was also appointed as Bishop of Chiapasa newly established diocese of which he took possession in upon his return to the New World.

Bartholomew de Las Casas: Las Casas resolved to meet instead with the young King Charles I. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Three Hieronymite monks, Luis de FigueroaBernardino de Manzanedo and Alonso de Santo Domingo, were selected as commissioners to take over the authority of the Indies. From the Baroque to the Modern, — 1st Verso pbk [ printing] ed.

One detractor, the abolitionist David Walkercalled Las Casas a “wretch Las Casas became a hacendado and slave owner, receiving a piece of land in the province of Cibao. This was easier thought than done, as most of the people who were in positions of power were themselves either encomenderos or otherwise profiting from the influx of wealth from the Indies. Ships from and sold by Amazon.


File change date and time De Las Casas has been accused by many scholars [ citation needed ] about making exaggerated claims in terms of the death dr and mistreatment of the indigenous people.

Here, Las Casas argued, Indians could be better governed, better taught and indoctrinated in the Christian faith, and would be easier to protect from abuse than if they were in scattered settlements. Would you bartlome to tell us about a lower price?

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The judges then deliberated on the arguments lae for several months before coming to a verdict. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Making of New World Slavery: Ximenez died on November 8, and the young King arrived in Valladolid on November 25, One persistent point of criticism has been Las Casas’s repeated suggestions of replacing Indian with African slave labor.

Wars in which you have destroyed such an infinite number of them by homicides and slaughters never heard of before. It was republished several times by groups that were critical of the Spanish realm for political or religious reasons. Founded inthere was already a small Franciscan monastery in Cumana, and a Dominican one at Chiribichi, but the monks there were being harassed by Indiaw operating slave raids from the nearby Island of Cubagua.

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