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Searching for New Heroes, 1962 and Beyond

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter dissects the role of heroes in forging a popular memory that co-existed with the existing political order. It explores the historical renderings of peasant movements and their leaders, ... More


The Next Heir

Patrick H. Hase

in Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The next heir had an absolute right to inherit an undiminished ancestral estate, the sons, the brothers and the paternal male cousins were normally seen as heirs, sometimes the wife or the mother ... More


Possessio civilissima in Spanish and German Law: Protecting Possession between Fact and Fiction

Descheemaeker Eric

in The Consequences of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

In German Law, possession is generally regarded as a question of fact, whereas property is a legally undefined bundle of rights and privileges combined with the right to exclude others. Nonetheless, ... More


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