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Another face of empire : Bartolomé de las Casas, indigenous rights, and ecclesiastical imperialism

Author: Daniel Castro
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: Latin America otherwise.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Separating historical reality from myth, this book provides a nuanced, revisionist assessment of the friar's career, writings, and political activities.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Castro, Daniel, 1945-
Another face of empire.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608056718
Online version:
Castro, Daniel, 1945-
Another face of empire.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608323201
Named Person: Bartolomé de las Casas; Bartolomé de las Casas
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Castro
ISBN: 0822339307 9780822339304 0822339390 9780822339397
OCLC Number: 70267075
Description: xii, 233 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Defining and possessing --
American crucible --
Conversions, utopias, and ecclesiastical imperialism --
Theory and praxis --
Toward a restoration of the Indies --
The legacy of Las Casas.
Series Title: Latin America otherwise.
Responsibility: Daniel Castro.
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Investigates role that Las Casas played in the evolution of Spanish imperialism and 16th century arguments about human rights, and claims that scholars have overestimated the extent to which he  Read more...

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