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Published: 12 August 2010

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199579815

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Discovering Indigenous Lands

The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

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

  • Provides a fresh and unique insight into the application and interpretation of the doctrine of discovery from an indigenous legal perspective
  • Comparative analysis enables a deeper and more contextual understanding of the use of the doctrine in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States
  • Co-authored by four leading indigenous legal academics
  • Written in accessible English, accessible to not only an international legal audience but also to indigenous peoples themselves

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