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
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.
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. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies.
Public domain Public domain false false. 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. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Wikisource has original text related to this article: During the s, people did not know what caused disease or how it spread.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Permission Reusing this file. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is a book that is acclaimed by scholars for its rhetorical effect. The discovery of germs wasn’t until desrtuccion s, and their association with diseases was not even accepted by the medical profession until the s.
Journal of Anthropological Research. 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 ce.
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This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. The following 5 pages uses this file: The 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.
It felacion 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 example of rhetoric or propaganda.
It was republished inby Jan Evertszoon Cloppenburchalongside the book Origin and progress of the disturbances in the Netherlands by Dutch historian Johannes Gysius. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States.
The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. 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.
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
The reason why De Las Casas did not mention the number of indigenous deaths caused by old world diseases is not a political one. El protector de indios.
A short account of the destruction of the Indies. Today, it is known that Old World diseases and the lack of immunity caused a large number of indigenous deaths. The book has been critiqued for centuries for its reliability about the treatment of the indigenous people and the number of indigenous people who died as a result of the mistreatment by the Spanish conquistadors.
He describes the extensive torture, murder, and mutilation of the Natives, referring to them as “innocent Sheep” who were “assaulted” by the Spanish colonizers. De Las Casas is also noted as one of the first writers and thinkers to racialize the indigenous people of the Americas.
John Carter Brown Library. Inafter Las Casas first wrote the chronicle later known as A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indiesduring the hearings ordered by Charles I of Spain to resolve issues of forceful conversion and colonial exploitation of Indians, Las Casas presented the account before the members of the Council of the Indies as proof of atrocities committed upon Indians by colonial authorities. Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos.
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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 De Las Casas supported the overall Spanish colonial experiment in the Americas, while condemning the abuse 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. 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.
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