Conquest By Law

Author: Lindsay G. Robertson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198033943
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This is a gripping tale of political collusion, detailing how a spurious claim gave rise to a doctrine--intended to be of limited application--which itself gave rise to a massive displacement of persons and the creation of a law that ...

How The Indians Lost Their Land

Author: Stuart BANNER
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674020537
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How did Indians actually lose their land? Stuart Banner argues that neither simple coercion nor simple consent reflects the complicated legal history of land transfers.

Fletcher S Principles Of Federal Indian Law Concise Hornbook Series

Author: Matthew L M Fletcher
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 1640201092
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25 Lindsay G. Robertson, Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of America
Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands 30 (2005). 26 Fletcher v. Peck,
10 U.S. 87, 137 (1810). 27 Fletcher v. Peck, 10 U.S. 87, 130 (1810). 28 Lindsay G
. Robertson, Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of America Dispossessed
Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands 30–35 (2005). 29 Id. at 36–44. 30 Id. at 43 (“
The question of the validity of the Illinois and Wabash land purchases would now
finally ...

Discovering Indigenous Lands

Author: Robert J. Miller
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199579814
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Instead, the Court adopted and further defined Discovery and ratified all the prior
actions of the American colonial, state, and federal governments in using
Discovery and its elements to control sales of tribal lands and the political. 64 Ibid
587–90. 65 Ibid 574, 587. See generally Lindsay G Robertson, Conquest by Law:
How the Discovery of American Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Land
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). 71 Ibid 279. See eg County of Oneida v ...

Property And Dispossession

Author: Allan Greer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107160642
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The US Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John Marshall issued a series of
decisions that stand as prime examples of the radical denial of history in the
interests of squaring the reality of indigenous possession with the doctrines of ...
91 On the Marshall rulings, see Hinderaker, Elusive Empires, 265–67; Banner,
How the Indians Lost Their Land, 168–90; Lindsay G. Robertson, Conquest by
Law: How the Conquest of America Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their
Lands (New ...

Crooked Paths To Allotment

Author: C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807837415
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The Making of an American. 1901. New York: Macmillan, 1966. Ritter, Gretchen.
Goldbugs and Greenbacks: The Antimonopoly Tradition and the Politics of
Finance in America. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Robertson,
Lindsay G. Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of America Dispossessed
Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Rodgers, Daniel. Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age.
Cambridge: Harvard ...

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
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One may then ask, Why does the United States now own these lands, and how is
it that the BIA oversees Indian Country? Under what has been described as “
conquest by law,” the discovery of America dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of
their lands. The “Discovery Doctrine” ripened into law under the landmark
Supreme Court case Johnson v. M'Intosh (1823). Chief Justice John Marshall
ruled that the “discovering” European nations (and later the United States) held
fee title to ...

Forced Federalism

Author: Jeff Corntassel
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806139067
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This book demonstrates how today's indigenous nations have taken unprecedented steps to reorient themselves politically in response to such challenges to their sovereignty.

American Indian Culture And Research Journal

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Andrew Gulliford Fort Lewis College Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of
America Dispossessed Indigenous People of Their Land. By Lindsay G.
Robertson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 272 pages. $29.95 cloth.
Lindsay Robertson has written a strange book. It purports to be a study of "
discovery" — the doctrine by which Christian colonizers explained their
domination of American Indians; but it reads more like an apology for John
Marshall, the Supreme Court chief ...