Amazon Prime: envíos rápidos, GRATIS e ilimitados y mucho más. Inténtalo de nuevo. Lee "A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies" por Bartolomé de las Casas disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Only greed and murder fed their hearts in their unending quest for Gold & Silver. Buy A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Penguin Classics) Reprint by Las Casas, Bartolome, Pagden, Anthony (ISBN: 9780140445626) from Amazon's Book Store. Explain. 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. What was his primary concern regarding Spanish settlement of the Americas? He became a priest and entered the Dominican order. The short account describes the events that occurred in the Indies in the fifteenth century. Note: This lesson is adapted from materials contained in the Bill of Rights Institute’s U.S. History resource entitled Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A History of the American Experiment. Bartolomé de las Casas strikes me as a saint. Se ha producido un problema al guardar tus preferencias de cookies. Explain your answer. Nigel Griffin (London: Penguin Classics, 2004), 9-37. Productos que has visto recientemente y recomendaciones destacadas, Selecciona el departamento que quieras buscar. Bartolome de las Casas: Destruction of the Indies: Amazon.es: las Casas, Bartolome de: Libros en idiomas extranjeros Selecciona Tus Preferencias de Cookies Utilizamos cookies y herramientas similares para mejorar tu experiencia de compra, prestar nuestros servicios, entender cómo los utilizas para poder mejorarlos, y para mostrarte anuncios. Why did the Spanish conquistadors go to the New World? A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies. A real classic. Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Digital Textbook, As for the vast mainland, which is ten times larger than all Spain, even including Aragon and Portugal, containing more land than the distance between Seville and Jerusalem, or more than two thousand leagues, we are sure that our Spaniards, with their cruel and, The common ways mainly employed by the Spaniards who call themselves Christian and who have gone there to, Their reason for killing and destroying such an infinite number of souls is that the Christians have an ultimate aim, which is to acquire gold, and to swell themselves with riches in a very brief time and thus rise to a high estate disproportionate to their merits. A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies A Brief Account of the Destruction of the by Bartolome de las Casas The Project Gutenberg EBook of A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies, by Bartolome de las Casas This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Bartolomé de las Casas has 93 books on Goodreads with 9098 ratings. Title. Todos los derechos reservados. Greedy Englishmen eagerly cited Spanish brutality as an excuse to seek control of their opponents holdings. And also, those lands are so rich and. Understanding the mindset of the perpetrators, the description of inhumanity can be sickening. Prueba a realizar la solicitud de nuevo. — Bartolomé de las Casas, livre A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies Source: A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies „With still others, all those they wanted to capture alive, they cut off their hands and hung them round the victim's neck, saying, "Go now, carry the message," meaning, Take the news to the Indians who have fled to the mountains.“ How does he describe the Native Americans? One of Las Casas' most influential writings was the Brief Report on the Destruction of the Indians (1542). Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 2017 A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies. 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. After reading the title, what do you think was the goal of his document? About A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies. Works Cited. Utilizamos cookies y herramientas similares para mejorar tu experiencia de compra, prestar nuestros servicios, entender cómo los utilizas para poder mejorarlos, y para mostrarte anuncios. He blamed the depopulation of the Native American populations on Spanish brutality rather than on the spread of disease. En su lugar, nuestro sistema considera aspectos como lo reciente que es la reseña y si el reseñador compró el artículo en Amazon. Las Casas participated in the conquest he recounts; he was also in Cuba during the conquest of that island. Why does Las Casas say the Spanish conquistadors are so cruel? Las Casas worked for the conversion of Native Americans to Christianity and for their better treatment. 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