How the Indians Lost Their Land: Law and Power on the Frontier

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HOW THE INDIANS
LOST
THEIR LAND
Law and Power
on the Frontier

STUART BANNER

THE BELKNAP PRESS OF
HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
LONDON, ENGLAND
2005

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How the Indians Lost Their Land: Law and Power on the Frontier
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction 1
  • 1: Native Proprietors 10
  • 2: Manhattan for Twenty-Four Dollars 49
  • 3: From Contract to Treaty 85
  • 4: A Revolution in Land Policy 112
  • 5: From Ownership to Occupancy 150
  • 6: Removal 191
  • 7: Reservations 228
  • 8: Allotment 257
  • Epilogue 291
  • Notes Acknowledgments Index 295
  • Notes 297
  • Acknowledgments 337
  • Index 338
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