The Relentless Business of Treaties: How Indigenous Land Became U.S. Property

The Relentless Business of Treaties: How Indigenous Land Became U.S. Property

by Martin Case

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681340906
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 06/01/2018
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 669,241
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Martin Case, freelance researcher and writer, was a key participant in the development of Why Treaties Matter , a collaboration of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, the Minnesota Humanities Center, and the Smithsonian Institute.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Property

Chapter 1 1783-1800: Changing Definition of Territory
Chapter 2 Land Speculation

Chapter 3 1803-1813: Nationhood
Chapter 4 Trade

Chapter 5 1814-1825: Treaty Machines
Chapter 6 Extraction and Transportation

Chapter 7 1826-1838: Boundaries
Chapter 8 Kinship and Race

Chapter 9 1839-1849:
Chapter 10 Officers and Officeholders

Chapter 11 1849-1858: Minnesota Territory
Chapter 12 Mythmakers

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