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Conquest by law : how the discovery of America dispossessed indigenous peoples of their lands

Author: Lindsay G Robertson
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
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Provides an account of the European "discovery" of the Americas. This is a tale of political collision, detailing how a spurious claim gave rise to a doctrine - intended to be of limited application  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay G Robertson
ISBN: 9780195148695 019514869X
OCLC Number: 239433571
Description: XIII, 239 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: Preface; 1. The Illinois and Wabash Land Companies: Purchases and Petitions; 2. Harper; 3. Before the Court; 4. Unforeseen Complication: The Complex Politics of Early Republican Federalism; 5. The Opinion; 6. Legacies; Afterword; Appendix 1 -- The 1810 Memorial; Appendix 2 -- The Agreed Statement of Facts and Federal Objections to the Claims; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: by Lindsay G. Robertson.

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"Robertson's painstaking research jumps off the pages of this excellent book that preserves the truth of the "discovery doctrine."--The Oklahoman"A meticulously researched analysis of the political Read more...

 
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