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Native claims : indigenous law against empire, 1500-1920

Author: Saliha Belmessous
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014 ©2012
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saliha Belmessous
ISBN: 9780199386116 0199386110 9780199794850 0199794855
OCLC Number: 900473858
Notes: Originally published in 2012
Description: vii, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Problem of Indigenous Claim Making in Colonial History, Saliha Belmessous ; Chapter 1: Possessing Empire: Iberian Claims and Interpolity Law, Lauren Benton ; Chapter 2: Law, Land and Legal Rhetoric in Colonial New Spain: A Look at the Changing Rhetoric of Indigenous Americans in the Sixteenth Century, R. Jovita Baber ; Chapter 3: Court and Chronicle: A Native Andean's Engagement with Spanish Colonial Law, Rolena Adorno ; Chapter 4: Powhatan Legal Claims, Andrew Fitzmaurice ; Chapter 5: Wabanaki versus French and English Claims in Northeastern North America, c. 1715, Saliha Belmessous ; Chapter 6: "Chief Princes and Owners of All": Native American Appeals to the Crown in the Early Modern British Atlantic, Craig Yirush ; Chapter 7: Framing and Reframing the Agon: Contesting Narratives and Counter-Narratives on Maori Property Rights and Political Constitutionalism, 1840-1861, Mark Hickford ; Chapter 8: "Bring this paper to the Good Governor": Indigenous Petitioning in Britain's Australian Colonies, Ann Curthoys and Jessie Mitchell ; Chapter 9: The Native Land Court: Making Property in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand, Christopher Hilliard ; Chapter 10: African and European Initiatives in the Transformation of Land Tenure in Colonial Lagos (West Africa), 1840-1920, Kristin Mann ; Afterword: The Normative Force of the Past, Duncan Ivison ; Contributors ; Index
Responsibility: edited by Saliha Belmessous

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