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Author Banner, Stuart, 1963-

Title How the Indians lost their land : law and power on the frontier / Stuart Banner.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  333.2 BANNER    AVAILABLE
Description 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-336) and index.
Contents Native proprietors -- Manhattan for twenty four dollars -- From contract to treaty -- A revolution in land policy -- From ownership to occupancy -- Removal -- Reservations -- Allotment.
Native properties -- Manhattan for twenty-four dollars -- From contract to treaty -- A revolution in land policy -- From ownership to occupancy -- Removal -- Reservations -- Allotment.
Subject Indians of North America -- Land tenure.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indians of North America -- Government relations.
Indian land transfers -- United States -- History.
Property -- United States.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Land tenure -- Government policy -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Race relations.
Standard No. 9780674018716 90000
ISBN 0674018710 (alkaline paper)
9780674018716 (alkaline paper)

 
    
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