Native claims : indigenous law against empire, 1500-1920 /
- Publication info:
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- Native claims : indigenous law against empire, 1500-1920 / edited by Saliha Belmessous.
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Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
- Physical Description:
vii, 278 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents
- Introduction : the problem of indigenous claim making in colonial history / Saliha Belmessous
- Possessing empire : Iberian claims and interpolity law / Lauren Benton
- 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
- Court and chronicle : a native Andean's engagement with Spanish colonial law / Rolena Adorno
- Powhatan legal claims / Andrew Fitzmaurice
- Wabanaki versus French and English claims in northeastern North America, c. 1715 / Saliha Belmessous
- "Chief princes and owners of all" : Native American appeals to the crown in the early modern British Atlantic / Craig Yirush
- Framing and reframing the agōn : contesting narratives and counter-narratives on Māori property rights and political constitutionalism, 1840-1861 / Mark Hickford
- "Bring this paper to the good governor" : aboriginal petitioning in Britain's Australian colonies / Ann Curthoys and Jessie Mitchell
- The Native Land Court : making property in nineteenth-century New Zealand / Christopher Hilliard
- 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.