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The law of nations and the New World

Author: L C Green; Olive Patricia Dickason
Publisher: Edmonton, Alta., Canada : University of Alberta Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Legal, theological and philosophical analysis of the ideology of colonialism. Focuses on sovereignty and right of self-government of Amerindians, leading to present "aboriginal problems" such as those posed by the Canadian constitutional affirmation of "existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal people of Canada."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Green, L.C. (Leslie C.), 1920-
Law of nations and the New World.
Edmonton, Alta., Canada : University of Alberta Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)754555188
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L C Green; Olive Patricia Dickason
ISBN: 088864129X 9780888641298 0888642571 9780888642578
OCLC Number: 20992129
Description: xiii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Claims to Territory in Colonial America / L.C. GREEN --
The Pope and the Papal Bulls --
Symbolic Acts of Possession --
Title by Discovery and Colonisation --
Colonisation or Propagation of Faith? --
Treaties Acknowledging Claims to Title --
The Views of the "Fathers" of International Law --
The Views of the Positivists --
The Attitude of the United States Supreme Court --
The Attitude of International Tribunals --
The Attitude of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council --
The Royal Proclamation of 1763 --
Concepts of Sovereignty at the Time of First Contacts / OLIVE P. DICKASON --
Legitimacy of Power: The Ecclesiastical Aspect --
Legitimacy of Power: The Secular Aspects and the Rise of International Law --
Crossing the Atlantic --
Into a Strange World --
Is All Mankind One? --
Routes of Challenge: Trade and Land --
Jus Gentium Takes on New Meanings Conclusion: The Changing Face of Sovereignty.
Responsibility: L.C. Green, Olive P. Dickason ; with an introduction by Timothy J. Christian.
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Legal, theological and philosophical analysis of the ideology of colonialism. Focuses on sovereignty and right of self-government of Amerindians, leading to present "aboriginal problems" such as those posed by the Canadian constitutional affirmation of "existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal people of Canada."

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