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How the Indians Lost Their Land

Law and Power on the Frontier

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PAPERBACK

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674023963

Publication Date: 04/30/2007

Academic Trade

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. Native Proprietors
  • 2. Manhattan for Twenty-four Dollars
  • 3. From Contract to Treaty
  • 4. A Revolution in Land Policy
  • 5. From Ownership to Occupancy
  • 6. Removal
  • 7. Reservations
  • 8. Allotment
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2006 John Phillip Reid Book Award, American Society for Legal History
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