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The American Indian in Western Legal Thought

The Discourses of Conquest

by Williams, Robert A.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- Sources,
    • Indians of North America -- Government relations -- History -- Sources,
    • Indians of North America -- Politics and government -- History -- Sources,
    • Racism -- United States -- History -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert A. Williams, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8205 .W547 1990
      The Physical Object
      FormatPaperback
      Paginationxi, 352 p. ;
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2058188M
      ISBN 100195050223
      LC Control Number88037260
      OCLC/WorldCa18948630

      This book brings together a diverse group of American Indian thinkers to discuss traditional and contemporary philosophies and philosophical issues. The essays presented here address philosophical questions pertaining to knowledge, time, place, history, science, law, religion, nationhood, ethics, and art, as understood from a variety of Native American in its approach, this. This article introduces the central thinkers of contemporary American Indian philosophy by discussing concerns including the nature of experience, meaning, truth, the status of the individual and community, and finally issues concerning sovereignty. The impossibility of carving up the intellectual traditions of contemporary Native scholars in North America into neat and tidy disciplines must Cited by: 3.

      I am an Indian, American Indian. I prefer 'American Indian' (because) anyone born in the western hemisphere is a 'native American.' - Russell Means (, Republic of Lakotah) 2) Who is an "American Indian"? Many millions of American citizens have Native American ancestry in their family trees, but that does not make them "American Indian" in the eyes of the United States government.   From the time Europeans arrived on American shores, the frontier—the edge territory between white man’s civilization and the untamed natural .

        More must-reads by Larry McMurtry • Leaving Cheyenne • Zeke and Ned. 2) Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses () In , facing the pending sale of his grandfather’s ranch and an increasingly modernized country, year-old John Grady Cole heads south of the border to pursue a more fulfilling life working on a Mexican cattle : Lauren Feldman.   A perfect introduction to a vital subject very few Americans understand-the constitutional status of American IndiansFew American s know that Indian tribes have a legal status unique among America's distinct racial and ethnic groups: they are sovereign governments who engage in relations with Congress. This peculiar arrangement has led to frequent legal and political disputes-indeed, the.


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The American Indian in western legal thought: the discourses of conquest. [Robert A Williams, Jr.] -- In The American Indian in Western Legal Thought Robert Williams, a legal scholar and Native American of the Lumbee tribe, traces the evolution of contemporary legal thought on the rights and status.

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Williams Jr. Exploring the history of contemporary legal thought on the rights and status of the West's colonized indigenous tribal peoples, Williams here traces the development of the themes that justified and impelled Spanish, English, and American conquests of.

Exploring the history of contemporary legal thought on the rights and status of the West's colonized indigenous tribal peoples, Williams here traces the development of the themes that justified and impelled Spanish, English, and American conquests of the New World.5/5(1).

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In The American Indian in Western Legal Thought Robert Williams, a legal scholar and Native American of the Lumbee tribe, traces the evolution of contemporary legal thought on the rights and status of American Indians and other indiginous tribal peoples.

Beginning with an analysis of the medieval Christian crusading era and its substantive contributions to the West's legal discourse of /5(3). Robert A. Williams Jr. is an American lawyer who is a notable author and legal scholar in the field of federal Indian law, international law, indigenous peoples' rights, critical race and post-colonial theory.

Williams teaches at the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law, serving as Regents Professor, E. Thomas Sullivan Professor of Law and Faculty Chair of the Indigenous. Robert A. Williams, Jr. Robert A. Williams, Jr. is a member of the Lumbee Indian Tribe as well as the professor of law and director of the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program at the University of Arizona.

He is the author of the classic work on Indian rights under US law, The American Indian in Western Legal Thought, which won the Gustavus Meyer human rights award by: Robert A. Williams, Jr., The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest, New York, N.Y., Oxford University Press, xi, pp.

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It will become the basic deskbook that every leader will turn to for guidance, inspiration, and the hard empirical facts they need for thinking about nation building.”—Robert A. Williams, author of The American Indian in Western Legal Thought. More than unique titles andpages dedicated to American Indian Law.

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This library also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen. As Roger Williams details in his book, The American Indian in Western Legal Thought, not only were there European moral and legal principles inbut they largely favored the rights of indigenous peoples to be free from unjustified invasion and pillage by Europeans.

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