Indian Freedom: The Cause of Bartolomé de las Casas
The story of las Casas 16th century fight against oppression of the Indian people in the New World.
Paperback, 371 pages
Published February 1st 1995 by Sheed & Ward
(first published 1995)
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Bartolomé de las Casas, O.P. (November 1484 – 18 July 1566), was a 16th-century Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican friar. He became the first resident Bishop of Chiapas, and the first officially appointed "Protector of the Indians." His extensive writings, the most famous being A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies and Historia de Las Indias, chronicle the first decades of...moreMore about Bartolomé de las Casas...