Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566

Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) was a Spanish missionary and historian who was opposed to the slavery and forced labor of the Indians of Spanish America. He traveled in Peru and Central America and served briefly as Bishop of Chiapas. His writings concern anthropological and historical matters in the New World.

From the description of Columbus journal abstract, 1492-1493. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431540


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