xi, 217 pages : portraits, maps (on lining papers), facsimiles ; 23 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-211) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. The first cry for justice in America 1. The sermons of Friar Antonio de Montesinos 2. The basis of Spain's right to rule the Indies 3. The requirement: a most remarkable document Part II. Spanish experiments in America 4. Could the Indians learn to live like Christian Spaniards? 5. Could the new world be colonized peacefully with farmers? 6. Could the faith be preached by peaceful means alone? 7. Could the encomienda system be abolished? Part III. The development of the struggle for justice, 1550-1600 8. "All the peoples of the world are men" 9. The waging of just war in the Indies 10. The just titles of Spain to the Indies 11. Just title discussions in Mexico and the Philippines 12. Francisco de Toledo and the just titles to the Inca empire.
KKT2680 .H36 1949
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Online version: Hanke, Lewis. Spanish struggle for justice in the conquest of America. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1949
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1949.
American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 1947.