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The Land Market and Inheritance Strategies

Jane Whittle

in The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208426
eISBN:
9780191677991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208426.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a general survey of the nature of the family–land bond in peasant societies. It brings about an investigation of peasant ... More


Provisions made for women and children in family settlements

Deborah Wilson

in Women, Marriage and Property in Wealthy Landed Families in Ireland, 1750-1850

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077982
eISBN:
9781781703328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077982.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In order to explore the relationship of women to the family estate, this chapter outlines provisions made for women in marriage settlements and last wills and testaments. In Ireland, as in England, ... More


Women, Marriage and Property in Wealthy Landed Families in Ireland, 1750-1850

Deborah Wilson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077982
eISBN:
9781781703328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077982.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Until recently, women featured in the historiography of the landed class in Ireland either as bearers of assets to advantageous matches or as potential drains on family estates as a result of long ... More


Siblings and Inheritance of the Patrimony

Sonya Salamon

in Prairie Patrimony: Family, Farming, and Community in the Midwest

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807845530
eISBN:
9781469616094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807845530.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how lifecourse imperatives require an intergenerational transmission of family land about every twenty-five to thirty years. How parents transfer family resources to children ... More


Ancestral Lands

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how everyday life affects the various claims to the ethnic territories in Buenos Aires. It follows a path from the Cauca River valley to the more remote areas in the west. It first ... More


Emancipation and the Rooting of Freedom

Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits

in Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653600
eISBN:
9781469653624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653600.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The history of emancipation in the Caribbean stretches from the first struggles of maroon communities to free themselves through the ongoing struggles that have emerged after slavery. We trace this ... More


Family Settlements

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines property law related to family settlements in England during the Tudor period. One of the principal occupations of learned counsel in the early-modern period was to provide ... More


The politics of ‘holding the balance’: Irish farmers’ parties and land redistribution in the twentieth century

Tony Varley

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

To the extent that land redistribution contributes to large and small farmers seeing themselves as different classes with divergent economic interests, its effects may be highly incapacitating ... More


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