|Forlag||Harvard University Press|
|Emne||Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; USA; c 1600 to c 1700; c 1700 to c 1800|
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Om How the Indians Lost Their Land
Between the early seventeenth century and the early twentieth, nearly all the land in the United States was transferred from American Indians to whites. How did Indians actually lose their land? Stuart Banner argues that neither simple coercion nor simple consent reflects the complicated legal history of land transfers. Instead, time, place, and the balance of power between Indians and settlers decided the outcome of land struggles.