Position

AHA President, 1974

Institution

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Read In Memoriam in Perspectives, May 1993

Lewis Hanke (January 2, 1905–March 26, 1993) was a preeminent US historian of colonial Latin America. He taught at the University of Texas, Columbia University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

 

Bibliography

The first social experiments in America: a study in the development of Spanish Indian policy in the sixteenth century, by Lewis Hanke. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1935.

Las teorías políticas de Bartolomé de las Casas. Buenos Aires: Talleres s.a. Casa J. Peuser, ltda., 1935.

Pope Paul III and the American Indians. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1937.

Del único modo de atraer a todos los pueblos a la verdadera religión. Advertencia preliminar y edición y anotación del texto latino por Augustín Millares Carlo. Introducción por Lewis Hanke. Versión española por Atenógenes Santamaría. De unico vocationis modo. Spanish & Latin. México: Fondo de cultura económica, 1942.

Cuerpo de documentos del siglo XVI sobre los derechos de España en las Indias y las Filipinas, descubiertos y anotados por Lewis Hanke, editados por Agustín Millares Carlo. México: D.F., Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1943.

Los primeros experimentos sociales en América, versión española de Manuel Jiménez Quílez. Madrid: Congreso de Estudios Sociales, Ministerio de Trabajo. 1946.

Bartolomé de las Casas, pensador político, historiador, antropólogo. Versión española de Antonio Hernández Travieso. Prólogo por Fernando Ortiz. Habana, 1949.

Bartolomé de las Casas, bookman, scholar & propagandist. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1952.

The Spanish struggle for justice in the conquest of America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1949.

Los primeros experimentos sociales de América. First social experiments in America. Spanish. Habana, 1950.

Bartolomé de las Casas, historian; an essay in Spanish historiography. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1952.

The imperial city of Potosí; an unwritten chapter in the history of Spanish America. The Hague: Nijhoff, 1956.

El prejuicio racial en el Nuevo Mundo; Aristóteles y los indios de Hispanoamérica. Traducido por Marina Orellana. Santiago de Chile: Editorial Universitaria, 1958.

Relaciones histórico-literarias de la América meridional: Madrid: Ediciones Atlas, 1959.

Aristotle and the American Indians; a study in race prejudice in modern world. London: Hollis & Carter, 1959.

Modern Latin America: continent in ferment. 2 vols. Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand, 1959.

Do the Americas have a common history? 1st. ed. New York: Knopf, 1964.

The first social experiments in America: a study in the development of Spanish Indian policy in the sixteenth century. Gloucester, Mass.: P. Smith, 1964, c1935.

Readings in Latin American history; selected articles from the Hispanic American historical review. 2 vols. Edited by Lewis Hanke. New York, Crowell, 1966. History of Latin American civilization: sources and interpretations. 2 vols. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967.

Contemporary Latin America; a short history: text and readings. Princeton, N.J.: Van Nostrand, 1968.

Latin America, a historical reader. Boston, Little, Brown, 1973, 1974.

All mankind is one; a study of the disputation between Bartolomé de Las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda in 1550 on the intellectual and religious capacity of the American Indians. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1974.

Selected writings of Lewis Hanke on the history of Latin America. Tempe: Center for Latin American Studies, Arizona State University, 1979.

Guide to the study of United States history outside the U.S., 1945-1980, edited by Lewis Hanke with the assistance of many historians in many lands; sponsored by the American Historical Association & the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 5 vols. hite Plains, N.Y.: Kraus International Publications, 1985.

La lucha por la justicia en la conquista de América, by Lewis Hanke. Spanish struggle for justice in the conquest of America. Spanish Madrid: Colegio Universitario, Ediciones Istmo, 1988.

People and issues in Latin American history. The colonial experience—sources and interpretations, edited by Lewis Hanke and Jane M. Rausch. 2nd ed. Princeton, N.J.: M. Wiener Publishers, 2000.

The Spanish struggle for justice in the conquest of America, by Lewis Hanke; new introduction by Susan Scafidi and Peter Bakewell; personal and professional reminiscence by the author. 1st Southern Methodist University Press ed. Dallas, TX : Southern Methodist University Press, 2002.