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Author McHugh, Paul G., 1958-

Title Aboriginal societies and the common law : a history of sovereignty, status, and self-determination / P.G. McHugh
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 661 pages)
Summary This text describes the encounter between the common law legal system and the tribal peoples of North America and Australasia. It is a history of the role of anglophone law in managing relations between the British settlers and indigenous peoples from colonial foundation to the end of the 20th century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191710438 ebook
0191710431 ebook