The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest

Forsideomslag
Oxford University Press, 26. nov. 1992 - 368 sider
Exploring the history of contemporary legal thought on the rights and status of the West's colonized indigenous tribal peoples, Williams here traces the development of the themes that justified and impelled Spanish, English, and American conquests of the New World.
 

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Introduction
3
The Medieval and Renaissance Origins of the Status of the American Indian in Western Legal Thought
11
Protestant Discourses
119
The Norman Yoke The American Indian and the Settling of United States Colonizing Legal Theory
227
Conclusion
325
Bibliography
335
Index
343
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