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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 Discursive Creation of Ethnicity

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter focuses on the British creation of ethnicity in North-Western Ghana and the colonial ‘invention’ of ethnic names, stereotypes, and tribal histories. Discussing the changing conditions ... More


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