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Landlord-Tenant Relations

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter identifies three types of landlords in Greenpoint–Williamsburg and relates each to different political and economic consequences for the neighborhood. Absentee landlords tend to be ... More


Absentee Landlords

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the American absentee landlords in Mexico. Inexpensive land, cheap labor, and valuable products caused wealthy and powerful Americans seeking profit to rush in and buy up ... More


The Urban Milieu in the Egyptian Countryside During the Ptolemaic Period

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores further the theme begun in chapter 8, the Greek presence in the small cities that dominated rural districts in Ptolemaic Egypt, the so-called metropoleis of the nomes (the ... More


Greek Presence and the Ptolemaic Rural Setting

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The papyri from Ptolemaic Egypt suggest that large numbers of Greeks, particularly of military families, were settled in the Egyptian countryside on land given as allotments by the king. But it is ... More


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