Bartolomé de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas

Bartolomé de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas

Author(s): Lawrence A. Clayton

Print ISBN: 9781405194273

Online ISBN: 9781444392746

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392746

Series Editor(s): Jürgen Buchenau

Reviews


"Beside my students, I would recommend this book to anyone with a desire to understand better what is one of the most compelling periods in history."  (The Journal of Latin American Studies, 1 April 2013)

"Clayton (Univ. of Alabama) has written an excellent, concise survey of the life and work of Bartolome de las Casas, the Dominican friar who advocated fiercely on behalf of indigenous Americans during the 16th-century Spanish conquest of the America. . .Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and above." (Choice, 1 October 2011)

 

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