Bartolomé de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas
Author : Lawrence A. Clayton
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2010-11-23
ISBN 10 : 9781444392739
ISBN 13 : 1444392735
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bartolomé de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas Book Description:

This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolomé de las Casas, a Dominican friar who fervently defended the American Indians, and the single most important figure of the period after Columbus. Explores the period known as the Encounter, which was characterized by intensive conflict between Europeans and the people of the Americas following Columbus’s voyages Argues that Las Casas, ‘protector of Indians,' was primarily motivated by Scripture in his crusade for justice and equality for American Indians Draws on the 14 volume Complete Works of Las Casas as a window into his mind and actions Encourages students to understand history through the viewpoint of individuals living it


Bartolomé de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Lawrence A. Clayton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-23 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolomé de las Casas, a Dominican friar who
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Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Paul S. Vickery
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Paulist Press

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Pages: 380
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Categories: History
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Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Henry Raup Wagner
Categories: Indians of North America
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Pages: 782
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Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-09-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Pages: 290
Authors: Jon Cowans
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-12 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

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Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Sarah H. Beckjord
Categories: Philosophy
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Language: en
Pages:
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Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-20 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Africa and the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 1215
Authors: Richard M. Juang
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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