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Discovering Indigenous Lands

The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Discovering Indigenous Lands( )
Author: Behrendt, Larissa
Lindberg, Tracey
Miller, Robert J.
Ruru, Jacinta
Publication Date:Aug 2010
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $160.86
Book Description:

North America, New Zealand and Australia were colonised by England under an international legal principle that is known today as the doctrine of discovery. This book analyses how England applied this doctrine to gain control over the lands, property, government, and human rights of the indigenous peoples, and how this control continues to this day.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Law / Constitutional
Social Science / Indigenous Studies
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 23.8 x 2.58 cm
Book Weight:1 Kilograms

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