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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El protector de indios. Another Face of Empire. Wikisource has original text indiax to this article: In his old Franciscan adversary Toribio de Benavente Motolinia wrote a letter in which he described Las Casas as an ignorant, arrogant troublemaker.

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In a pastoral letter issued on March 20,Las Casas refused absolution to slave owners and encomenderos even on their death bed, unless all their slaves had been set free and their property returned to them. Pages with related products. InLas Casas was studying a passage in the book Ecclesiasticus Sirach [22] Set up a giveaway.

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All the Indian slaves of the New World should be brought to live in these towns and become tribute paying subjects to the King. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Las Casas became a hacendado and slave owner, receiving a piece of land in the province of Cibao. Las Casas’s first proposed remedy was a complete moratorium on the use of Indian labor in the Indies until such time as better regulations of it were set in place.

In the years following his death, his ideas became taboo in the Spanish realm, and he was seen as a nearly re extremist. An Encyclopedia of Archeology dewtruccion Traditional Culture.

It found its final form inwhen he was working in the Colegio de San Gregorio.

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Liberation of the Oppressed. Las Casas is often considered to be one of the first advocates for a universal conception of human dignity later human rights. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Las Casas wrote a treatise called ” De unico vocationis modo ” On the Only Way of Conversion based on the missionary principles he had used in Guatemala.

Having resigned the Bishopric of Chiapas, Las Casas spent the rest of his life working closely with the imperial court in matters relating to the Indies.


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He drafted a suggestion for an amendment arguing that the laws against slavery were formulated in such a way that it presupposed that violent conquest would still be carried out, and he encouraged once again beginning a phase of peaceful colonization by peasants instead of soldiers. Get to Know Us. File change date and time In MayLas Casas was forced to travel back to Spain to denounce to the regent the failure of xasas Hieronymite reforms.

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Las Casas was one of the first advocates for the indigenous people. Traveling back to Spain to recruit more missionaries, he continued lobbying for the abolition of the bartopomegaining an important victory by the passage of the New Laws in De thesauris in Peru. Northern Illinois University Press. Las Casas en Mexico: