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Author Clayton, Lawrence A

Title Bartolomé de las Casas and the conquest of the Americas / Lawrence A. Clayton

Publ Info Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
 RWU Main Library  E125.C4 C53 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 188 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Viewpoints/puntos de vista : themes and interpretations in Latin American history
Viewpoints/puntos de vista
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The era of Columbus and the "discoverers" -- Justice for all -- Social experiments : the Hieronymite Mission and the Universal Protector of all the Indians -- The era of the conquests of Mexico and Peru, 1520s-1540s -- The new laws of 1542 and Bishop of Chiapa -- "All mankind is one" : on the nature of humans, servitude, and slavery
LC subject Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish
Indians, Treatment of -- Latin America -- History
Slavery -- America -- History -- 16th century
Slave trade -- America -- History -- 16th century
ISBN 9781405194273 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1405194278 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781405194280 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405194286 (pbk. : alk. paper)