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Broken Landscape Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

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ISBN-10: 0199915733

ISBN-13: 9780199915736

Edition: N/A

Authors: Frank Pommersheim

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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. Frank Pommersheim, one of America's leading scholars in Indian tribal law,offers a novel and deeply researched synthesis of this legal history from colonial times to the present, confronting the failures of constitutional analysis in contemporary Indian law jurisprudence. He demonstrates that the federal government has repeatedly failed to respect the Constitution'srecognition of tribal sovereignty. Instead, it has favored excessive, unaccountable authority in its dealings…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 3/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 9.29" wide x 6.10" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English