Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution Reprint Edition

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Authors

Frank Pommersheim

Year 2012
Pages 424
Publisher Oxford University Press
Language en
ISBN 9780199915736
File Size 975.01 KB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

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.