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Nationalizing Rivers, Expropriating Lands

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The previous discussion on forests and minerals showed that Russian professional and industrial elites were quite unhappy with the state's passivity and its reluctance to take on the management of ... More


Introduction: in the Imperial State

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book explores the development of the public sphere in the Russian Empire. It examines the shifting boundaries—in terms of ... More


The Meanings of Property

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter traces the history of property relations in Russia. It examines how Russian rulers came to respect private property as a bulwark of autocracy and what this respect meant for property in ... More


Epilogue

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This epilogue provides a glimpse into the history of property rights and the fate of the idea of public property during the Soviet period. Quite characteristically, the idea of a public domain was ... More


Private Possessions and National Art

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter continues the discussion began in Chapter 4 on the appropriation of Russian icons and art. It shows that the ambitions of artists, preservationists, and archaeologists extended far and ... More


Inventing National Patrimony

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter analyzes the processes of ascribing new meanings and values (spiritual and material) to objects by appropriating them into the realm of artistic and historical patrimony. It first ... More


Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens

Nikolaos Papazarkadas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694006
eISBN:
9780191732003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694006.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

Landed wealth was crucial for the economies of all Greek city-states, and despite its peculiarities Athens was no exception in that respect. This monograph is the first exhaustive treatment of sacred ... More


Property Law

John Bell, Andrew Bell, and Sophie Boyron

in Principles of French Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Property ownership is an essential constituent of liberal political society. While that political value has persisted, it has undergone significant changes. The economic context has altered since ... More


The Origins of Dispute: Status and Honour

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Honour is not simply a moral code regulating conduct, like magic or Christianity, it is a world view. Since physical courage and unwillingness to accept humiliation are essential to male honour, ... More


Mülk Allah'ındır (‘This House is God's Property’) Legitimizing Land Ownership in the Suburbs of Istanbul

Jean-François Pérouse

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on informality in the city of Istanbul, and underlines the overuse of the term gecekondu. He shows that the public authorities themselves breach property laws and distort the ... More


Use of Force as a State Delict: The Obligation to Make Reparation

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

It is important to find that there is a strong case for considering the obligation to make reparation for wrongful acts as a general principle of law within the meaning of Article 38, paragraph I ... More


Introduction

Kristina Milnor

in Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684618
eISBN:
9780191765049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684618.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction offers a general discussion of ancient Campanian wall-writings in comparison with those of the modern day. Using both ancient sources and modern critical theory, it defines ... More


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