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Author Name:    VARGAS MACHUCA, Bernardo de LANE, Kris (ed.) JOHNSON, Timothy F. (trans.) Latin American Originals 4

Title:   Defending the Connquest : Bernardo de Vargas Machuca's Defense and Discourse of the Western Conquests. paperback

Publisher:    Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2010, ISBN:9780271029375 

Seller ID:   115168

VARGAS MACHUCA, Bernardo de. Defending the Connquest : Bernardo de Vargas Machuca's Defense and Discourse of the Western Conquests. Edited by Kris Lane. Translated by Timothy F. Johnson. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, (2010). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xii,(2),[3]-162,(2). Maps. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in black. "Of great benefit for scholars and teachers, this is the first English translation and critical edition of a rare refutation of Bartolomé de las Casass famous 1552 Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies, one of themost influential texts of the sixteenth century. The Defense and Discourse of the Western Conquests, written by the Spanish soldier Bernardo de Varga s Machuca about 1603, provides valuable insights into the other side of thedebate over the morality of the Spanish conquest." (from the back cover). Contents : Foreword; Preface; Introduction to Bernardo de Vargas Machuca's Defense of the Western Conquests, or Apologetic Discourses (by Kris Lane); Note on the Translation (by Timothy F Johnson); Defense and Discourse of the Western Conqucsts (by Bernardo de Vargas Machuca, Translated by Timothy F. Johnson); Bibliography; Index. Very good. 20.00


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