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Introduction

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sets the historical stage, puts the study in context, and reviews the relevant literature, beginning with the pioneering efforts of Johannes Conrad to quantify land ownership by size and ... More


The ‘Renowned Man of Letters’

Tracey A. Sowerby

in Renaissance and Reform in Tudor England: The Careers of Sir Richard Morison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584635
eISBN:
9780191723162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584635.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter returns to the theme of Morison's scholarly interests and briefly examines his international reputation as a humanist of some note. The main focus is Morison's collection of books. At ... More


Feudalism and the National Past

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As Chapter 7, ‘Feudalism and the National Past’, explains, the period of feudalism was believed to represent a rupture in national life: the historians maintained in unison that it was a foreign ... More


Reason or Mumbo Jumbo: The Common Law’s Approach to Property: MACCABAEAN LECTURE IN JURISPRUDENCE

J. W. HARRIS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The reasoning in common law cases and in the commentaries built upon them appears nowhere more arcane than when it is dealing with property. It is supposed to be concerned with who owns what, or has ... More


The Village Community and the Politics of Collectivization, 1945–62

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the village social organization that collectives were to displace and the process of Romania's collectivization, from the 1945 land reform through the final celebrations in ... More


Land Ownership

Peter Temin

in The Roman Market Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the terms of Roman land ownership. It demonstrates how land is the basis of all agrarian economies. Yet land markets are different from commodity markets even today because ... More


The Portable Polis

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter studies the portable polis. It is easily overlooked that the polis was inherently portable, since literary sources emphasize the predilection for permanence and continuity. However, ... More


The Creation of a Local Administration and the Abolition of Amlakdari

A. S. Morrison

in Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910: A Comparison with British India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547371
eISBN:
9780191720710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the earliest attempts to create a colonial administration in Samarkand after 1868. The principal effect of this was to expropriate a class of landholders/tax officials known as ... More


Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Anne Meis Knupfer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In recent years, American shoppers have become more conscious of their food choices and have increasingly turned to CSAs, farmers' markets, organic foods in supermarkets, and to joining and forming ... More


Public or Private Ownership? The Dilemma of Urban Utilities in London and New York, 1870–1914

RAPHAEL SCHAPIRO

in Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter presents a theoretically informed discussion on the origins and development of public ownership in Britain. It focuses on a period of history when different economic and political forces ... More


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