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Justice in a new world : negotiating legal intelligibility in British, Iberian, and indigenous America /
edited by Brian P. Owensby and Richard J. Ross.
imprint
New York : New York University Press, 2018.
description
viii, 330 pages : illustrations ;
ISBN
1479807249, 1479850128, 9781479807246, 9781479850129
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imprint
New York : New York University Press, 2018.
isbn
1479807249
1479850128
9781479807246
9781479850129
contents note
Making law intelligible in comparative context / Brian P. Owensby and Richard J. Ross -- Part I. Mis-dialogues, Code switching, and mixing languages of law -- Dialoguing with barbarians : what natives said and how Europeans responded in late seventeenth and eighteenth century Portuguese America / Tamar Herzog -- Defending and defrauding the Indians : John Wompas, legal hybridity, and the sale of Indian land / Jenny Hale Pulsipher -- "Since we came out of this ground" : Iroquois legal arguments at the Treaty of Lancaster / Craig Yirush -- "Ynuvaciones malas e rreprouadas" : seeking justice in early colonial Pueblos de Indios / Karen B. Graubart -- Part II. At the boundaries of differing conceptions of justice -- "Darling Indians" and "natural lords" : Virginia's tributary regime and Florida's Republic of Indians in the seventeenth century / Bradley Dixon -- Covering blood and graves : murder and law on imperial margins / Nancy O. Gallman and Alan Taylor -- "Sovereignty has lost its rights" : liberal experiments and indigenous citizenship in New Granada, 1810-1819 / Marcela Echeverri -- Part III. Concluding perspectives -- In defense of ignorance : frameworks for legal politics in the Atlantic world / Lauren Benton -- Intelligibility or incommensurability? / Daniel K. Richter.
local note
This title is part of the Indigenous Perspectives Collection at the Bora Laskin Law Library.
catalogue key
11900977
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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