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. Brevisima relacion de la destruccion de las indias / A short account of the destruction of the Indies by Bartolome De Las Casas, , available at.

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John Carter Brown Library. De Las Casas has been accused by many scholars [ citation needed ] about making exaggerated claims in terms of the death toll and mistreatment of the indigenous people.

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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. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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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.


Ships from and sold by Amazon. De Las Casas revised and re-edited this book in order to make relwcion best argument in favor of the indigenous people.

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See and discover other items: Get to Know Us. 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 Journal of Anthropological Research. Permission Reusing this file.

Views Read Edit View history. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The purpose of A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies brevisuma to convince the King of Spain to take action on the mistreatment of the indigenous people of the Americas.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Showing of 1 reviews. 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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The book has been critiqued for centuries for its reliability about the treatment of the indigenous people and the number inrias indigenous people who died as a result of the mistreatment by the Spanish conquistadors. Today, it is known that Old World diseases and the lack of immunity caused a large number of indigenous deaths.


Relcion Music Stream millions of songs. The avarice and holocaust committed by the European greed in the Americas is incredible.

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. De Las Casas is also noted as one of the first writers and thinkers to racialize the indigenous people of the Americas. Brevisima relacion de la destruccion de las Indias: English Choose a language for shopping. Add both to Cart Add both to List. The brevisimw is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, destfuccion it may be completely wrong.

De Las Casas juxtaposes the inhumane mistreatment of the Spanish conquistadors with the inherent goodness of the indigenous people in an exaggerated manner in his strategy of persuasion.