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American holocaust : Columbus and the conquest of the New World

Author: David E Stannard
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
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For four hundred years - from the first Spanish assaults against the Arawak people of Hispaniola in the 1490s to the U.S. Army's massacre of Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee in the 1890s - the indigenous inhabitants of North and South America endured an unending firestorm of violence. During that time the native population of the Western Hemisphere declined by as many as one hundred million people. Indeed, as historian  Read more...
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Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Cristóbal Colón; Christophe Colomb; Christopher Columbus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Stannard
ISBN: 0195075811 9780195075816
OCLC Number: 25316563
Description: xv, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Columbus and the conquest of the New World
Conquest of the New World
Responsibility: David E. Stannard.
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Arguing that the European and white American destruction of the native American people was the most massive act of genocide in the history of the world, Stannard attempts to set the records straight  Read more...

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highly informative book Socialist Standard vivid and relentless ... meticulous analysis ... a devastating reassessment of the Conquest as nothing less than a holy war Kirkus Reviews

 
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