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Account, Much Abbreviated of Destruction of the Indies, and Related Texts - 03 edition

by Bartolome LasCasas

Account, Much Abbreviated of Destruction of the Indies, and Related Texts (ISBN10: 0872206254; ISBN13: 9780872206250)
ISBN13: 978-0872206250
ISBN10: 0872206254

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0872206267
ISBN10: 0872206262

Summary: Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain's conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain. An impassioned plea on behalf of the native peoples of the West Indies, the Brevísima Relación catalogues in horrific detail atrocities it attributes to the king's colonists in the New World. T ...show morehe result is a withering indictment of the conquerors that has cast a 500-year shadow over the subsequent history of that world and the European colonization of it.

Andrew Hurley's daring new translation dramatically foreshortens that five hundred years by reversing the usual priority of a translation; rather than bring the Brevísima Relación to the reader, it brings the reader to the Brevísima Relación--not as it is, but as it might have been, had it been originally written in English. The translator thus allows himself no words or devices unavailable in English by 1560, and in so doing reveals the prophetic voice, urgency and clarity of the work, qualities often obscured in modern translations. An Introduction by Franklin Knight, notes, a map, and a judicious set of Related Readings offer further aids to a fresh appreciation of this foundational historical and literary work of the New World and European engagement with it. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co.
Published: 09/01/2003
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