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A Brief Account Of The Destruction Of The Indies

  [english | 1552]  

Bartolome De Las Casas


Summary: [A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolome de las Casas in 1542 (published in 1552) about the mistreatment of Native Americans in colonial times and sent to then Prince Philip II of Spain. One of the stated purposes for writing the account is his fear of Spain coming under divine punishment and his concern for the souls of the ...]
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