Title: Breve relacion de la destruccion de las Indias occidentales. Contributor Names: Casas, Bartolomé de las, Created / Published: Filadelfia, J.F. . A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish: Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias) is an account written by the. Since the sixteenth century the Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias () by Bartolomé de las Casas (–) has been.
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A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is a book that is acclaimed destruccoon scholars for its rhetorical effect. El protector de indios. He describes the extensive torture, murder, and mutilation of the Natives, referring to them as “innocent Sheep” who were “assaulted” by the Spanish colonizers. Wikisource has original text related to this article: A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies. He described extensive use of torture, murder, and mutilation against the Natives india the Spaniards.
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Public domain Public domain false false. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. However, Las Casas found their attempts insufficient to protect the welfare of the Indians, and returned to Spain to appeal telacion the Spanish monarch in It was republished inby Jan Evertszoon Cloppenburchalongside the book Origin and progress of the disturbances in the Netherlands by Dutch historian Johannes Gysius.
ProvidenceUnited States of America. It was written for Charles I of Spain. His account was largely responsible for the passage of the new Spanish colonial laws known as the New Laws ofwhich abolished native slavery for the first time in European colonial history and led indisa the Valladolid debate. This page was last edited on 10 Augustat Wikisource has original text related to this article: Las Casas was one of the first advocates for the indigenous people.
Las Casas’s point of view can be described as being heavily against some of the Spanish methods of colonization, which, as he describes, inflicted a great loss on the indigenous occupants of the islands.
During the s, people did not know what caused disease or how it spread. The images described by Las Casas were later depicted by Theodor de Bry in copper plate engravings that helped expand the Black Legend against Spain.
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies. De Las Casas has been accused by many scholars [ citation needed ] btevisima making exaggerated claims in terms of the death toll and mistreatment of the indigenous people. If the file has been modified from its destrucciom state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.
This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is a book that marks a significant moment in the way 21st century colonial Latin American historians would address world history. File change date and time The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.
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The account is one of the first attempts by a Spanish writer of the colonial era to depict examples of unfair treatment that indigenous people endured in the early stages of the Spanish conquest of the Greater Antillesparticularly the island of Hispaniola. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less. Permission Reusing this file. A short account of the destruction of the Indies.
He wrote it for Charles I of Spain. History of Political Thought. John Carter Brown Library. The discovery of germs wasn’t until the s, and their association with diseases was not even accepted by the medical profession until the s.
The reason why De Las Casas did not mention the number of indigenous deaths caused by old world diseases is not a political one. This file has been identified as being free of destruccioh restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. De Las Casas’ A Short Accountwas a revised history of the conquest, in the way that he includes facts that would aid him in his argument.
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From toLas Casas traveled back and forth between Spain and Spanish colonies in Latin America numerous times, struggling to find a common ground between Spanish authorities and his own humanitarian aims to improve the conditions of Indian subjects in Spanish dominions. His text largely uses an emotionally persuasive argument instead of a logical argument in A Short Account in his effort to convince the King of Spain.
It was republished inby Jan Evertszoon Cloppenburch, alongside brevisimma book Origin and progress of the disturbances in the Netherlands by Dutch historian Johannes Gysius. De Las Casas supported the overall Spanish colonial experiment in the Americas, while condemning the abuse of the indigenous people.