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Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Malcolm Shaw

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Territorial issues have historically assumed a central role in international relations. Despite considerations relating to, for example, human rights and economic and social cooperation, the ... More


‘The most decorous veil which legal ingenuity can weave’: The British Annexation of New Zealand (1840)*

Paul McHugh

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

Treaties with tribes were a regular feature of European imperialism during the nineteenth century. These treaties were not only occasioned by inter-European rivalry but were also as likely to be ... More


Early Contact: From Colonial Encounters to the Articles of Confederation

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the early contact between European settlers and the Native American Indian tribes, and how these encounters played a role in establishing the foundation and early development of ... More


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