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Discovering Indigenous Lands

The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Discovering Indigenous Lands( )
Author: Miller, Robert J.
Ruru, Jacinta
Behrendt, Larissa
Lindberg, Tracey
Publication Date:Jan 2012
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $56.32
Book Description:

North America, New Zealand, and Australia were colonized 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 Indigenous peoples, and how this control continues to this day.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Law / Constitutional
Social Science / Indigenous Studies
Political Science / Civil Rights
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.4 x 1.87 cm
Book Weight:0.4 Kilograms

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