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Author McHugh, Paul G., 1958-

Title Aboriginal title : the modern jurisprudence of tribal land rights / P.G. McHugh
Published Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 356 pages)
Contents Profile of a modern jurisprudence : an idea whose time had come -- Common law aboriginal title and its pipers at the gate of dawn -- gestation (1970s) and breakthrough (1980s) -- Doctrinal pathways in Canada and Australia -- the devil in the detail of a maturing jurisprudence -- Aboriginal title in the new century and new contexts : fraternal impact, international influence -- Aboriginal title within and across disciplinary boundaries : anthropologists, historians, and political philosophers -- Aboriginal title : diagnosis and prognosis
Summary Aboriginal title, the land rights of native peoples in former colonies, is one of the most significant developments in common law in the late 20th century. This book, by a key author in this field, sets out the beginnings, judicial acceptance and influence of this doctrine across national jurisdictions and in international law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-349) and index
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Subject Indigenous peoples -- Land tenure.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- History
Indigenous peoples -- Government relations.
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc.
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Indigenous peoples -- Government relations.
Indigenous peoples -- Land tenure.
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191732133