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Author Pommersheim, Frank
Title Broken Landscape : Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2009
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Note Contents -- Part One: The Early Encounter -- 1. Introduction: A New Challenge to Old Assumptions -- 2. Early Contact: From Colonial Encounters to the Articles of Confederation -- 3. Second Opportunity: The Structure and Architecture of the Constitution -- 4. The Marshall Trilogy: Foundational but Not Fully Constitutional? -- 5. Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock: The Birth of Plenary Power, Incorporation, and an Extraconstitutional Regime -- Part Two: Individual Indians and the Constitution -- 6. Elk v. Wilkins: Exclusion, Inclusion, and the Ambiguities of Citizenship -- 7. Indians and the First Amendment: The Illusion of Religious Freedom? -- Part Three: The Modern Encounter -- 8. Indian Law Jurisprudence in the Modern Era: A Common Law Approach without Constitutional Principle -- 9. International Law Perspective: A New Model of Indigenous Nation Sovereignty? -- 10. Conclusion: Imagination, Translation, and Constitutional Convergence -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
Broken Landscape is a sweeping chronicle of Indian tribal sovereignty under the United States Constitution and the way that legislators have interpreted and misinterpreted tribal sovereignty since the nation's founding
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Pommersheim, Frank Broken Landscape : Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2009 9780195373066
Subject United States. -- Supreme Court -- History.;Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History.;Constitutional history -- United States.;Indians of North America -- Government relations.;Indians of North America -- Politics and government.;Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- History.;Tribal government -- United States
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