Indigenous Rights in Latin America: A Legal Historical Perspective - Neuer Beitrag im SSRN
2. Juni 2017
The paper offers an introduction to the recognition of indigenous rights both in the present and the past, surveys the legal historiography of indigenous rights in Latin America by emphasising the changing contexts of historiography, the new interpretation of the indigenous peoples' histories (especially in the overall colonial period) and recent research on the history of the rights of the indigenous peoples in Latin America. Finally, it addresses some methodological problems of doing research on the legal history and the rights of indigenous peoples.