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Empire by treaty : negotiating European expansion, 1600-1900

Author: Saliha Belmessous
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900 includes indigenous voices in the debate over European appropriation of overseas territories. It is concerned with European efforts to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Treaties
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saliha Belmessous
ISBN: 9780199391783 0199391785
OCLC Number: 880960098
Description: ix, 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The paradox of an empire by treaty / Saliha Belmessous --
"Love alone is not enough" : treaties in seventeenth-century Dutch colonial expansion / Arthur Weststeijn --
To "clear the King's and Indians' title" : seventeenth-century origins of North American land cession treaties / Daniel K. Richter --
Struggling over Indians : territorial conflict and alliance making in the heartland of South America (seventeenth to eighteenth centuries) / Tamar Herzog --
The acquisition of Aboriginal land in Canada : the genealogy of an ambivalent system (1600-1867) / Alain Beaulieu --
A British Empire by treaty in eighteenth-century India / Robert Travers --
Palavers and treaty making in the British acquisition of the Gold Coast Colony (West Africa) / Rebecca Shumway --
The tradition of treaty making in Australian history / Saliha Belmessous --
"A text for every agitator amongst the Natives" : Maori property, settler politics, and the Maori franchise in the 1850s / Damen Ward --
The "lessons of history" : the ideal of treaty in settler colonial societies / Paul Patton.
Responsibility: edited by Saliha Belmessous.
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this edited volume can be recommended for its valor, its imagination, and its importance, and for the high quality of the essays. * Josep M. Fradera, American Historical Review * The ten essays in Read more...

 
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