Bartholomew de Las Casas his life, his apostolate, and his writings. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

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  • Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566,
  • Latin America -- History -- To 1600

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LC ClassificationsE125.C4 M2
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Paginationxxxviii, 472 p., [10] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages472
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Open LibraryOL23280207M
LC Control Number09002758

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Bartolomé de Las Casas was an outspoken critic of the Spanish colonial government in the Casas was especially critical of the system of slavery in the West –16 he developed a plan for the reformation of the Indies with the help of religious reformer Francisco Jiménez de plan ended in disaster, but Las Casas did not give up.

Bartolomé de las Casas has books on Goodreads with ratings. Bartolomé de las Casas’s most popular book is A Short Account of the Destruction of. Bartolomé de Las Casas was born about in Seville, Spain. His father was a merchant and was acquainted with the Italian explorer Christopher Bartolomé, then about 9 years old, was in Seville when Columbus returned from his first voyage in ; he might have met members of the Taíno tribe that Columbus brought back with him from the Americas.

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Bartolome' de Las Casas then dedicated the rest of his life to ending the enslavement of native Americans.

He became Bishop of Chiapas and was officially appointed "Protector of the Indians." Intwo years before Martin Luther started the Reformation, Las Casas and Montesinos went back to Spain where they met with King Ferdinand on.

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That year Las Casas's father, Pedro de Las Casas, and his. Bartolomé de Las Casas, a Spanish Dominican priest, wrote directly to the King of Spain hoping for new laws to prevent the brutal exploitation of Native Americans.

Las Casas’s writings quickly spread around Europe and were used as humanitarian justification for other European nations to challenge Spain’s colonial empire with their own. Bartolomé de Las Casas – Spanish historian and polemicist.

Often characterized by modern historians as the "Defender and Apostle to the Indians," Bartolomé de Las Casas is known for. Credibility and Incredulity: A Critique of Bartolomé de Las Casas‘s A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies Abstract A fierce advocate for the indigenous people of the New World, Bartolomé de Las Casas sought to promote awareness and enact legal change.

Born inLas Casas grew up as exploration of the New World began. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by MacNutt - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: 3.

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Bartolome De Las Casas Book Review Essay examples Words | 4 Pages. Bartolme De Las Casas is an interesting character. His passion for people who at the time were seen as a sub species of humans (if even human at all) is remarkable.

De Las Casas came from a modest family and was well educated. Las Casas arrived in Hispaniola (now Haiti and the Dominican Republic) inand soon became a land and slave owner, joining military expeditions against the native peoples and becoming a priest in However, after Las Casas' participation in the violent and destructive Spanish invasion of Cuba inhe began to view European interference in native affairs as illegal and amoral.

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Five hundred years after Columbus's first voyage to the New World, the debate over the European impact on Native American civilization has grown more heated than ever. Among the first--and most insistent--voices raised in that debate was that of a Spanish priest, Bartolome de Las Casas, acquaintance of Cortes and Pizarro and shipmate of Velasquez on the voyage to conquer Cuba.5/5(1).

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Carozza Human Rights Quarterly 25 () – “In this same year and in these same days, when the father, Fray Pedro de Cordoba went to La Vega, a cleric called Bartholomew de Las Casas had sung a new mass; he was a native of Seville and among the oldest [settlers] in the island, and that was the first time that a new mass was sung in all the Indies; on account of [pg 42] being the first Cited by: 1.

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.

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Biographies of Las Casas have appeared with regularity since the late 16th century when a fellow Dominican, Agustín Dávila Padilla, published his Historia de la fundación in Early in the 17th century, another Dominican, Antonio de Remesal, produced his Historia general de las Indias in Remesal’s “biography” is a history of the Dominicans in.

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A revisionist view of Bartolomé de las Casas as the ‘author’ of the introduction of African slaves to the Indies/Americas in the early 16th century. The article details Las Casas’ thinking and actions and concludes that while Las Casas did—among other contemporaries—suggest the importation of African slaves to lift the burden of Cited by: 7.

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.

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Bartolome de las Casas was a Spanish historian, priest, bishop and missionary to the West Indies. His observation of Spanish colonization of the West Indies exposed him to the atrocities committed.

Las Casas and the Encomienda System The subsequent interaction between the Spanish and the Tainos was organized and temporarily nonviolent. Under the guise of caretakers, the Spanish were able to subjugate the Tainos without much initial resistance.

Bartolomé de las Casas (November – July ) was a 16th-century Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican friar. He became the first resident Bishop of Chiapas, and the first officially appointed "Protector of the Indians". Las Casas, being a native of Andalusia, was familiar with this slave-trade, for Seville was well provided with domestic slaves, whose lot was not a particularly hard one.

So much a matter of course was the presence of these negroes in Spain, that he never admits he had never duly considered their condition or the matter of their capture and sale.

Bartolomé de las Casas, O.P. (November – 18 July ), 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 advocated before King Charles V on. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacNutt, Francis Augustus, Bartholomew de las Casas.

Cleveland: A.H. Clark, Bartolomé de las Casas, O.P. (Seville, c. [1] – Madrid, 18 July ), was a 16th-century Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican became 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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacNutt, Francis Augustus, Bartholomew de las Casas. New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, In to Las Casas submitted at Valladolid an extended defence of the Indians’ rights against the arguments advanced by a leading opponent, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda.

He subsequently published eight works at Seville inof which the most widely disseminated book was the Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies. Bartholomew de Las Casas was born in Seville, Spain.

He studied law at the University of Salamanca, where the Dominicans were wrestling with moral issues raised by the conquest of the New World. Ambivalent about these moral issues, inde Las Casas ventured to the island Hispaniola (now the Dominican Republic and Haiti) and secured a. Bartolome de Las Casas.

The Indians had a name for Bartolomé de las Casas: "Father to the Indians." It had not always been so. When he first traveled to Spanish America he was twenty-four years old and no priest. To the contrary, he was following in conquistador footsteps. Read Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings (Francis Augustus MacNutt) for free • Full-text!

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