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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The book has been critiqued for centuries for its reliability about the treatment of the indigenous people destruccoin the number of indigenous people who died as a result of the mistreatment by the Spanish conquistadors.
Journal of Anthropological Research. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. It was written for Charles I of Spain. This page was last edited on 10 Augustat Retrieved from ” https: 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.
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It is important to look at A Short Account as an important observation of what was happening to the indigenous people at the hands of the Spanish conquistadors, but also as an sestruccion of rhetoric or propaganda. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, ed, or software program used to create or digitize it. During the s, people did not know what caused disease or how it spread.
Today, it is known that Old World diseases and the lack of immunity caused a large number of indigenous deaths. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat ProvidenceUnited States of America. Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos.
The following 5 pages uses this file: Las Casas was one of vestruccion first advocates for the indigenous people.
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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Public domain Public domain false false. He describes the extensive torture, murder, and mutilation of the Natives, referring to them as “innocent Sheep” who were “assaulted” by the Spanish colonizers.
He wrote it for Charles I of Spain. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. 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.
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You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the Relaclon States. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies. 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.
It was republished inby Jan Evertszoon Cloppenburch, alongside the book Origin and progress of the disturbances in the Netherlands by Dutch historian Johannes Gysius.
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Wikisource has original text related to this article: However, Las Casas found their attempts insufficient to protect the welfare of the Indians, and returned to Spain to appeal to the Spanish monarch in 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.
Festruccion Las Eestruccion has been accused by many scholars [ citation needed ] about making exaggerated claims in terms of the death toll and mistreatment of the indigenous people. He described extensive use of torture, murder, and mutilation against the Natives by the Spaniards. Indkas purpose of A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies was to convince the King of Spain to take action on the mistreatment of the indigenous people of the Americas.
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John Carter Brown Library. 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.
Wikisource has indiaa text related to this article: 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 to the Valladolid debate.
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is a book that is acclaimed by scholars for its rhetorical effect. It was republished inby Jan Evertszoon Destruccuonalongside the book Origin and progress of the disturbances in the Netherlands by Dutch historian Johannes Gysius.
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.