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Las Ca·sas

 (läs kä′səs, -säs), Bartolomé de 1474-1566.
Spanish missionary and historian who sought to abolish the oppression and enslavement of the native peoples in the Americas.

Las Ca•sas

(lɑs ˈkɑ sɑs)
Bartolomé de, 1474–1566, Spanish Dominican missionary and historian in the Americas.
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2015-hbc-cd-09 acquisition of children and medical surgical supplies and laboratory for the district hospital fray bartolome de las casas, alta verapaz
The Spanish daily El Pais noted, opining that Erdoy-an is "increasingly disconnected from reality," that the document referred to by Erdoy-an is not the original diary of Columbus but a summary of it composed by friar and historian Bartolome de las Casas.
beaucoup moins que] Par ailleurs, au vu des recits d'epoque - notamment le journal de bord de Christophe Colomb retranscrit par Bartolome de Las Casas, l'epave se trouve trop loin du rivage pour etre celle de la Santa Maria [beaucoup plus grand que], souligne l'Unesco.
In 1550, Juan Gines de Sepulveda and Bartolome de Las Casas met in Valladolid, Spain, in a heated debate on the question of whether the newly discovered--or, as Dussel would say, the newly "uncovered"--Indians were rational beings or beasts, and thus (in Aristotle's term) "natural slaves" that could be colonized, controlled, and enslaved with impunity.
FONDECYT Project No 3140008 and the Bartolome de Las Casas Foundation.
Pedro Alfaro, a representative of the Chiapas-based Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolome de las Casas (FRAYBA), said the organization has brought the case to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to demand that the Mexican government conduct an exhaustive investigation into the circumstances that led to the false arrest of Patishtan.
Jennifer Schepers Jughes offers an analysis of Bartolome de las Casas and his account of indigenous suffering while referencing Edith Wyschogrod's studies of man-made mass death.
A university professorship seems to credential a moral theologian; this discredits others who significantly shaped moral theology, like Erasmus, Thomas More, Bartolome de las Casas, and Odon Lottin.
Tiul and 105 other farm laborers, all from the municipality of Fray Bartolome de las Casas, in northcentral Guatemala, never reached their final destination--an African palm plantation in the municipality of Sayaxche, in the northern department of Peten, where they were to be employed to clear the shrubs before the trees were sown, a task known as "socola".
Judy Choi, City Charter - Bartolome de Las Casas, 4th Grade
Essential to the rethinking of the early history and culture of the Spanish Americas is how Guaman Poma de Ayala, Bartolome de las Casas, Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, and El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega participated in an intellectual dialog that provided a central strand of contention that has resurfaced across time and space, particularly during the nineteenth century as the idea of the nation was defined and later recovered in twentieth-century historical fiction.
The Dark Diary of Columbus is a new screenplay that reveals the journal of Bartolome de Las Casas, a Catholic priest that sailed the seas with Christopher Columbus and played a pivotal role in introducing the black slave trade to the Caribbean islands.