Las Casas : adventures in a new world : manuscript, 1953.

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Wyatt, Edith, 1873-1958. Las Casas : adventures in a new world : manuscript, 1953.

Las Casas : adventures in a new world : manuscript, 1953.

Typewritten draft of an unpublished historical novel based on the life of Bartolomé de las Casas.

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Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566

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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 Bartolomé de las Casas (c.1484-1566), was ...

Wyatt, Edith, 1873-1958

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Chicago author and social activist. During the century's first decade while teaching at Hull House and being active in The Little Room, Wyatt produced her best fiction, including poetry, short stories and her first novel. She also began to produce non-fiction work, much published in McClure's magazine, that reflected her commitment to social causes -- working-class women, child labor, stockyard animal abuses, and other societal problems she observed in Chicago. A friend ...