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Asserting the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa New Zealand: 1840–1960s

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the assertion of the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa/New Zealand. First discovered by Maori, Aotearoa/New Zealand had been their home for hundreds of years before the ... More


The Native Land Court: Making Property in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand

Christopher Hilliard

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

The Native Land Court was the primary mechanism by which collectively held Maori land was converted into alienable title after 1865. The court apportioned shares in a block of land on the basis of ... More


The Lie of the Land: Suturing the Jural and the Ritual in Fiji, Western Pacific

Allen Abramson

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the partially unobserved, partly mediated dual powers of social control in Fiji. It charts the jural rise of ‘native land tenure’ in early colonial Fiji; details the rich ... More


“My Proper Right & Inheritance”: John Wompas and the English Land Market

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies John Wompas's career selling Native land. Working as a mariner gave Wompas connections to people across New England and the larger Atlantic world, and soon after leaving Harvard, ... More


On the Legal Geography of Ethnocratic Settler States: Notes Towards a Research Agenda

Alexandre (Sandy) Kedar

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Since the ‘Courts of the Conquerors’ appears to have a complex view regarding how native land becomes subject to dispossession, this chapter attempts to look into observations and assumptions about ... More


“Royall Protection”: John Wompas, Subject Status, and the English Crown

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on John Wompas's residence in London, which allowed him to make new friends and acquaintances. As he had done before, he drew on them for financial and emotional support and ... More


From Valley Town (1940) to Labor for Victory (1942)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter studies three documentaries for which Blitzstein provided the music: Willard Van Dyke’s Valley Town, about the uses and misuses of technology; Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand’s Native Land, ... More


Land Conflicts in the 1930s

in Worries of the Heart: Widows, Family, and Community in Kenya

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226554198
eISBN:
9780226554228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554228.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates conflicts of land in the 1930s in western Kenya. The discovery of gold in western Kenya gave rise to severe anxieties about the loss of land. Land became a major source of ... More


Appreciate from Afar: Longing for Home in Li Xing’s and Wang Tong’s Xiangtu Film Adaptations

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1 investigates the cultural politics underlying waisheng Taiwanese auteurs Li Xing’s and Wang Tong’s adaptations of two xiangtu literature classics, China, My Native Land (1981) and A Flower ... More


Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Julie Evans, Ann Genovese, Alexander Reilly, and Patrick Wolfe

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter presents two cardinal formulae in British colonial discourse under which invaders acquired Native land for settlement. Under the doctrine of terra nullius, as instantiated ... More


City of Exile

Sally McKee

in The Exile's Song: Edmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221367
eISBN:
9780300224696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221367.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details how other immigrants, like Edmond Dede, became seemingly out of place in Bordeaux. In late January 1864, Dede was putting the dancers through their paces in the Grand Theatre. ... More


Reformist Chile, Peasant Consciousness, & the Meaning of Christian Democracy, 1964–1969

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the new techniques that Paulo Freire had developed for training adults to read and write. The military coup of 1964, however, frustrated his hopes of employing them to ... More


Policy and Practical Considerations in Land-Use Strategies for Biodiversity Conservation

Katrina Brandon

in Last Stand: Protected Areas and the Defense of Tropical Biodiversity

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095548
eISBN:
9780197560808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095548.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

Much attention has been given to the issues of sustainable use, sustainable development, and biodiversity conservation, as well as to the relationships among them. Some observers express a sense of ... More


The Long, Slow Transition to Democracy in Brazil & the End(?) of Utopia, 1980–1997

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Paulo Freire's return to Brazil while it was still run by the military. At the time, Brazil was also experiencing “a concrete opening.” Freire felt that he had to “take ... More


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