The Resource Settler sovereignty : jurisdiction and Indigenous people in America and Australia, 1788-1836, Lisa Ford

Settler sovereignty : jurisdiction and Indigenous people in America and Australia, 1788-1836, Lisa Ford

Label
Settler sovereignty : jurisdiction and Indigenous people in America and Australia, 1788-1836
Title
Settler sovereignty
Title remainder
jurisdiction and Indigenous people in America and Australia, 1788-1836
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Ford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the legal basis for the formation of the nation state in New South Wales and Georgia (USA) through the claims of sovereignty, jurisdiction and territory; early legal justifications of possession - Locke; frontier violence and variation in the exercising of British law - extent and limits of jurisdiction as sovereignty - legal pluralism; knowledge and acceptance of law as a limiting factor; confusion in Macquarie?s administration - the first trials and the 1816 Proclamation; assertion of geographical sovereignty - problem of the enacting of Aboriginal jurisdiction and punishment in Sydney; understandings of Aboriginal violence; violence on the Hawkesbury River - trial of Powell; application of defences to murder - self defence and provocation; evidence and the culture of common-law; trial of Natheniel Lowe - limits of frontier jurisdiction - mounted police and magistrates; formation of the Supreme Court and the problem of jurisdiction; trial of Lego? me (Leg gamy) - question of Aborigines as British subjects; frontier violence as deficit of administration and legal process - settler response and justifications; status of Batman?s treaty and the doctrine of pre-emption; first trials of Aborigines for the killing of Aborigines - Murrell and Bummaree; Burton?s ruling - Aboriginal independence but not statehood; inconsistency of Aboriginal law - Threlkeld; Aborigines as subjects - rights limited by their lack of property and nationhood; influence of Vattel; consequences of Burton?s rulings
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
346.01/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
K3247
LC item number
.F67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Harvard historical studies
Series volume
. 166
Label
Settler sovereignty : jurisdiction and Indigenous people in America and Australia, 1788-1836, Lisa Ford
Publication
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Contents
Jurisdiction, territory, and sovereignty in empire -- Pluralism as policy -- Indigenous jurisdiction and spatial order -- Legality and lawlessness -- The limits of jurisdiction -- Farmbrough's fathoming and transitions in Georgia -- Lego'me and territoriality in New South Wales -- Perfect settler sovereignty
Control code
000044030885
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
302 p.
Isbn
9780674035652
Lccn
2009013937
Other physical details
ill., maps
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u396258

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