Treatise on Slavery: Selections from de Instauranda Aethiopum Salute

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In De instauranda Aethiopum salute (1627)--the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas--Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, their languages, and their beliefs, and provided an expose of the abuse of slaves in the Americas. This collection of previously untranslated selections from Sandoval's book is an invaluable resource for understanding the history of the African diaspora, slavery in colonial Latin America, and the role of Christianity in the ...

Treatise on Slavery: Selections from de Instauranda Aethiopum Salute 2008, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780872209299

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