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A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
Bartolomé de las CasasOriginal title Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias (Spanish, 1552)

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542 about the mistreatment of and atrocities committed against the indigenous peoples of the Americas in colonial times and sent to then Prince Philip II of Spain.


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