The full review is available here.
By the end of the book, Watson makes it clear that he subscribes to the “Worst Indian Law Case” assessment and directly calls for Johnson’s repudiation (pp.351-58). How he gets there is what makes this book interesting. . . .
Monday, August 5, 2013
Grogan reviews Watson, "Buying America from the Indians"
Posted by Karen Tani
The Law & Politics Book Review has posted a review of Blake A. Watson, Buying American from the Indians: Johnson v. McIntosh and the History of Native Land Rights (University of Oklahoma Press, 2012). The book "succeeds in giving a new spin to the 1823 Supreme Court case," writes reviewer Susan E. Grogan (St. Mary’s College of Maryland). Here's a bit more: