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

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Oxford University Press, USA, Mar 22, 1990 - Law - 368 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
3
The Medieval and Renaissance Origins of the Status
11
The Iberian Crusades in Africa
67
The Spanish Bulls
74
Instruments of Empire
81
Victorias On the Indians Lately Discovered
93
Protestant Discourses
119
The Elizabethan Wars for America
151
The English Conquest of Virginia
193
The American Indian and the Settling
227
The Norman Yoke
233
The Colonists War for America
287
Conclusion
325
Bibliography
335
Index
343
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