Controversy of the Indies
(850 words)

The Renaissance debates about the justifications for the conquest of the New World and about the rights of the Indians, which came to a head in the ‘Controversy of…

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Laird, Andrew, “Controversy of the Indies”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 22 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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