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Bartolomé de las Casas, (1484–1566), 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 pushed for rights of the natives appealing to the imperial court of Charles V. His stance for African slaves' rights was later than the one for native slavery.
While de las Casas is hailed as a saviour for the Indigenous people of the Caribbean, he was the major promoter of the African slave trade. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Luisah Teish
Excellent book for history or Ethnic studies to at least show the other side of the Native,Mexican@-Chican@ history or story!!!!?Published 3 months ago by nexus avelar
A chilling account of the first stages of colonization in America. The author was a friar following The Spanish troops during their settlement in the West Indies, one of the few... Read morePublished 3 months ago by lory lanfranchi
Interesting, an almost first hand account of someone who had at least some sensitivity towards the indegenous population. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ricardo Leon
Great book! It shows how destructive the Europeans were to the natives.Published 7 months ago by John Henry
I liked this book also and it was very sad how the white people did the Indians and how they made Columbus look like a hero and he was just a murder.Published 10 months ago by Issy Johnson