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The law of the land / Henry Reynolds
Bib ID 149113
Format BookBook
Author
Reynolds, Henry, 1938-
 
Description Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1987 
xii, 224 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0140105867 (paperback)
Summary

Previews Reynolds book, The law of the land; discusses official recognition of Aboriginal land rights from 1788 to the 1830s; conflict with traditional legal view of terra nullius and British sovereignty.

Notes

For secondary school and tertiary students.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 179-[217].

Subjects Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- History.  |  Land settlement -- Australia -- History.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - New South Wales.  |  Law - Jurisprudence - Terra nullius.  |  Law - Land - Commonwealth.  |  Land rights - Compensation and royalties.  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Australia.

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