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Settler Sovereignty

Jurisdiction and Indigenous People in America and Australia, 1788–1836

  • Introduction
  • 1. Jurisdiction, Territory and Sovereignty in Empire
  • 2. Pluralism as Policy
  • 3. Indigenous Jurisdiction and Spatial Order
  • 4. Legality and Lawlessness
  • 5. The Limits of Jurisdiction
  • 6. Farmbrough’s Fathoming and Transitions in Georgia
  • 7. Lego’me and Territoriality in New South Wales
  • 8. Perfect Settler Sovereignty
  • Conclusion

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