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America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Christopher T. Sandars

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyses the political and social problems that arise when American forces are stationed in other countries. The United States, although critical of the British Empire during World War II, ... More


Case Study. Property Rights: Access to Land and Forest Resources in Uganda

W. S. Gombya-Ssembajjwe, A. Y. Banana, and J. Bahati

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since property rights entail certain rules that every person has to comply with especially in terms of interactions with other people, property rights also have an effect on incentives and on the ... More


The End of Empire?

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the weakening of the leasehold empire of the U.S. during the mid-1980s. Analysts consider the gradual erosion of the exceptional position occupied by the U.S. since 1945 as ... More


Land and Freedom, 1844–1846

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Anti-renters knew that the leasehold system denied them their freedom. What a free society would be like was another matter. As anti-rent lecturers crisscrossed New York's leasehold estates in the ... More


“A Right to the Soil”

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In May 1845, as Indians confronted posses and anti-renters began to prepare for the fall elections, Thomas Devyr broke into open conflict with the Whig and Hunker allies of the anti-renters. The ... More


Property Law: How the World Changed at Martinmas

Robert Rennie

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses what the Scottish Parliament has achieved in the area of property law. It discusses the following: the feudal system, the abolition of feudal tenure, leasehold reform, mortgage ... More


Church Landlords

Sarah Rees Jones

in York: The Making of a City 1068-1350

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198201946
eISBN:
9780191746338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201946.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the continuing influence of the archbishops of York and York Minster in York, 1100–1350. There was a significant redistribution of the estates of the archbishop after 1100 and ... More


Land Legislation for England and Wales 1925–2001

Peter Birks

in The Law of Property

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299936
eISBN:
9780191685811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299936.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines the basic principles of the present law governing the normal holding and transfer of land in England and Wales. It has been the subject of major legislation which is still ... More


The Economic Institutions of the Estates

Adam Teller

in Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The raison d’etre of the estate system was providing the Radziwiłłs with revenue from agricultural activity. There were four main strategies for doing so. The first was direct administration: the ... More


The Rise and Fall of Residential Leasehold Tenure in Hawaiʻi

Sumner La Croix

in Hawai'i: Eight Hundred Years of Political and Economic Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592091
eISBN:
9780226592121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226592121.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the economic and political origins of a state law, the Land Reform Act (LRA) of 1967, that reorganized property rights for homeowners who leased the land under their homes. One ... More


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