Montesinos' Legacy [electronic resource] : defining and defending human rights for five hundred years : proceedings of the Universal Human Rights 500th Anniversary of Antonio de Montesinos Conference / edited by Dana E. Aspinall, Edward C. Lorenz, and J. Michael Raley ; assisted by Alice M. Richard
- Lanham : Lexington Books, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 260 pages ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Aspinall, Dana E., 1961-
- Restrictions on Access:
- License restrictions may limit access.
- "Antonio Montesinos' Legacy brings scholars together in honor of the 500th anniversary of Dominican Antonio de Montesinos' famous sermon in defense of the rights of the indigenous Amerindians. The collection addresses the historical context for this sermon, but also the continued relevance of Montesinos today. Antonio de Montesinos' Legacy examines the origins of human rights concepts in the West, the rights of indigenous peoples, the role of the Church in human rights, and human rights in Latin America"--
- 9781498504133 (cloth : alk. paper) and 9781498504140 (electronic)
- "Sponsored by Alma College, the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, and the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in the United States, Washington, D.C., December 204, 2011."
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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