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For four hundred years from the first Spanish assaults against the Arawak people of Hispaniola in the 1490s to the US Army's massacre of Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee in the 1890s the indigenous inhabitants of North and South America endured an unending firestorm of violence During that time the native population of the Western Hemisphere declined by as many as one hundred million people Indeed as historian David E Stannard argues in this stunning new book the European and white American destruction of the native peoples of the Americas was the most massive act of genocide in the history of the world Stannard begins with a portrait of the enormous richness and diversity of life in the Americas prior to Columbus's fateful voyage i This book will open your eyes to the atrocities done to Native Americans from 1492 to the present The conuerers of North and South America brutally carried out genocide on the native people in the name of God and the search for gold In the course of five hundred years 95 percent of the Native American population was dead over 100 million people mudered Every school should have to teach this book to children alonside with the first Thanksgiving to give some much needed perspective I wasn't even involved with these horrible acts of cruelty but as a white person I can feel the blood on my hands nonetheless

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American Holocaust The Conquest of the New WorldRies long genocide campaign that Europeans and their descendants launched and in places continue to wage against the New World's original inhabitants Advancing a thesis that is sure to create muchcontroversy Stannard contends that the perpetrators of the American Holocaust drew on the same ideological wellspring as did the later architects of the Nazi Holocaust It is an ideology that remains dangerously alive today he adds and one that in recent years has surfaced in American justifications for large scale military intervention in Southeast Asia and the Middle East At once sweeping in scope and meticulously detailed American Holocaust is a work of impassioned scholarship that is certain to ignite intense historical and moral deba A far reaching codex permeated with a means of humane thinking and rationale that shall one day serve as a bedrock for ancient and enduring knowledge regarding the human condition An excellent and essential read for anyone wishing to better understand the preconditions execution and perpetual extension of racist dehumanizing and ultimately genocidal motivations What this book is A thorough case study in the heinous rage of the human condition An astute analysis of the greatest holocaust of peoples in world history along with the conditions that have shrouded it in darkness lies and purposely constructed illusions in the context of brutality as a whole A lesson in empathy and a masterwork of historiography and scholarly thinking I would urge everyone and anyone to read it

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Read mobi ✓ American Holocaust ☆ The Conquest of the New World ☆ reflectionslisburnltd ó For four hundred years from the first Spanish assaults against the Arawak people of Hispaniola in the 1490s to the US Army's massacre of Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee in the 189N 1492 He then follows the path of genocide from the Indies to Mexico and Central and South America then north to Florida Virginia and New England and finally out across the Great Plains and Southwest to California and the North Pacific Coast Stannard reveals that wherever Europeans or white Americans went the native people were caught between imported plagues and barbarous atrocities typically resulting in the annihilation of 95 percent of their populations What kind of people he asks do such horrendous things to others His highly provocative answer Christians Digging deeply into ancient European and Christian attitudes toward sex race and war he finds the cultural ground well prepared by the end of the Middle Ages for the centu The definitive review of what really occurred in the Americas before and after Columbus set sail This book will point you towards the truth but it will also make you extremely depressed The author does not hold back when describing the horrific acts of torture and flat out slaughter that took place There are some good bits too a nice portion of stuff about Bartolomé de Las Casas