A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies [Audiobook] download free by Bartolome Las Casas

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies Audiobook download free by Bartolome Las Casas
  • Listen audiobook: A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
  • Author: Bartolome Las Casas
  • Release date: 1992/7/22
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140445626
  • Rating: 7.62 of 10
  • Votes: 214
  • Review by: Alana Rhoades
  • Review rating: 8.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/30
  • Duration: 2H24M48S in 256 kbps (38.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MP3, MOD, WMA, WavPack, MPEG4, WAV, MPEG-4 DST (compression TGZ, ZIP, DMG, RAR, CBZ, JAR)
  • Total pages original book: 192
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 14M1S (3.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Bartolome de Las Casas was the first and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism in the New World. An early traveller to the Americas who sailed on one of Columbus's voyages, Las Casas was so horrified by the wholesale massacre he witnessed that he dedicated his life to protecting the Indian community. He wrote A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies in 1542, a shocking catalogue of mass slaughter, torture and slavery, which showed that the evangelizing vision of Columbus had descended under later conquistadors into genocide. Dedicated to Philip II to alert the Castilian Crown to these atrocities and demand that the Indians be entitled to the basic rights of humankind, this passionate work of documentary vividness outraged Europe and contributed to the idea of the Spanish 'Black Legend' that would last for centuries.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: General & World History, Colonialism & Imperialism, National Liberation & Independence, Post-colonialism, Political Structure & Processes, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700, History Of The Americas, Military History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.21 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x11mm
  • Weight: 145g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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