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- By William Canby. Published by Thomson West. 2014. 6th edition.
The most recent edition of American Indian Law in a Nutshell provides up to date, basic coverage of the complexities of American Indian law. Readers familiar with West's Nutshell series will find it to be a straightforward discussion of the history and topics of American Indian law. It is important to note that this book does not address problems specific to Oklahoma, New York, or native Hawaiians
- By Carole E. Goldberg; Kevin Washburn; Philip P. Frickey. Published by Thomson West. 1st ed.
"This book covers the often complex and unfamiliar doctrine of federal Indian law, exposing the raw conflicts over sovereignty and property that have shaped legal rulings. Fifteen distinguished authors describe gripping cases involving Indian nations over more than two centuries, each story emphasizing initiative in tribal communities and lawyering strategies that have determined the fate of nations." - from the publisher