Alejandro A. Chafuen

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Las Casas, Bartolomé de (1474-1566)

by Alejandro A. Chafuen on Aug 15, 2008

Bartolome de Las Casas wrote detailed, sometimes propagandist, accounts of Spanish colonization of the Americas and fought for the rights of American Indians.

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Scholastics/School of Salamanca

by Alejandro A. Chafuen on Aug 15, 2008

The Scholastics, writing during the late Middle Ages, contributed notions of individual rights and trade that would influence many classical liberals.