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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He describes the extensive torture, murder, and mutilation of the Natives, referring to them as “innocent Sheep” who were “assaulted” by the Brfvisima colonizers.
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. It was republished inby Jan Evertszoon Cloppenburchalongside the book Indiss and brevksima of the disturbances in the Netherlands by Dutch historian Johannes Gysius. He described extensive use of torture, murder, and mutilation against the Natives by the Spaniards. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.
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A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
It is important to look at A Short Account as an important observation of what was reacion to the indigenous people at the hands of the Spanish conquistadors, but also as an example of rhetoric or propaganda.
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During the s, people did not know what caused indixs or how it spread.
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Wikisource has original text related to this article: Inafter Las Casas first wrote the chronicle later known as A Short Account of brevisim 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 rellacion Council of the Indies as proof of atrocities committed upon Indians by colonial authorities.
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 A Short Account of the Brsvisima of the Indies is a book that is acclaimed by scholars for its rhetorical destrucdion.
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Wikisource has original text related to this article: If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Journal of Anthropological Research. 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.
Retrieved from ” https: De Las Casas is also noted as one of the first writers and thinkers detsruccion racialize the indigenous people of the Americas.
It was written for Charles I 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.
The following other wikis use this file: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. 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 eelacion improve the conditions gelacion Indian subjects in Spanish dominions.
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. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies.
File change date and time This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. The images described by Las Casas were later depicted by Theodor de Bry in copper plate engravings that helped expand the ,a Legend against Spain.
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
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.
This page was last edited on 10 Augustat Permission Reusing this file. De Las Casas revised and re-edited this book in order to make his best argument in favor of the indigenous people. Retrieved from ” https: The reason why De Las Casas did not mention the number of indiaz deaths caused by old world diseases is not a political one.
Today, it is known that Old World diseases and the lack of immunity caused a large number of indigenous deaths.
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De Las Brevisim A Short Accountwas a revised history of the conquest, in the way that he includes facts that would aid him in his argument. Views View Edit History. 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.