Sovereign Nations or Reservations? An Economic History of American Indians

Sovereign Nations or Reservations?
An Economic History of American Indians

By Terry L. Anderson

Economic analysis debunks the romantic image of American Indians by asserting that historically, American Indian culture was similar to modern Western cultures in its respect for property rights. Anderson calls for increased self-determination, sovereignty and radical reform for American Indians.

Terry L. Anderson is the executive director of PERC and a professor of economics at Montana State University.

Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy
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1995; 202 pp.
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Terry Anderson is president of PERC and the John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He believes that market approaches can be both economically sound and environmentally sensitive. His research helped launch the idea of free market environmentalism and has prompted public debate over the proper role of...
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