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Fray Calixto de Tupac Inca
Representacion verdadera, y exclamacion rendida, y lamentable, que toda la nacion indiana hace a la magestad del senor rey de las Espanas. .
Lima (Perù), 1750. Folio.  295 x 210 mm., (11 ½ x 8 ½ inches).  47, [1] leaves.  Bound in contemporary vellum, leather ties at spine.  Excellent copy.This very rare book is the first printed work about native rebellion on the American Continent. It chronicles over two hundred years of dominance by the Spanish over the Inca Nation of Peru.  The book contains a list of rights and claims directed to the Spanish authorities by the Indian Nations of Peru, after the revolt of 1750 called Huraochiri Insurrection. To place this publication in perspective, it should be noted that it was clandestinely printed in 1750 and was written by a Franciscan priest Calixto de Tupac Inca, with the help of Vicente Mora Chimo, who was attached to the Spanish court.  The title of the book in translation reads, True representation and exclamation rendered with sorrow by the entire Indian Nation to his Majesty Lord King of Spain and Emperor of the Indies Dom Ferdinand VI, requesting that He attend to the issue of the Tribes and allow remedies that for 200 Years have been Endured by the American Indians."  Calixto de Tupac offered to the mediator between the Native Tribes and the Spanish authorities and personally took the manuscript text and delivered it to the King.This is a book of extraordinary value in American history, as it contains an early attempt to give voice to the rights and claims of the Indian Nation of Peru  to their colonial oppressors.  The book contains 56 issues that the Indian Nation brought before the Spanish, each of which contains a historical account that lead to the grievan … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: De Simone Company, Booksellers [United States]
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