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Bartolomé de Las Casas: champion of Indian rights in 16th century Spanish America

Five hundred years ago, in the city of Seville, in southern Spain, was born a man who was to become known as the "Apostle of the Indians". His name was Bartolomé de Las Casas, champion of human rights, racial equality and respect for all cultures. Two articles in this issue are devoted to the life and work of this Spanish priest.

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June 1975