The Resource Despotic dominion : property rights in British settler societies, edited by John McLaren, A.R. Buck, and Nancy E. Wright

Despotic dominion : property rights in British settler societies, edited by John McLaren, A.R. Buck, and Nancy E. Wright

Label
Despotic dominion : property rights in British settler societies
Title
Despotic dominion
Title remainder
property rights in British settler societies
Statement of responsibility
edited by John McLaren, A.R. Buck, and Nancy E. Wright
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book brings together a variety of perspectives to provide a comprehensive analysis of the important issue of property rights, which continues to animate the body politic of Australia and Canada in particular. As such, it will be of interest to students and scholars of colonial history, property theory, indigenous studies, and law, as well as to judges, lawyers, and the inquisitive general reader."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
346.4104
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
K721.5
LC item number
.D48 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Law and society,
Label
Despotic dominion : property rights in British settler societies, edited by John McLaren, A.R. Buck, and Nancy E. Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • zbnus
  • fro
Contents
  • Brian Slattery
  • 4
  • Concepts of economic improvement and the social construction of property rights : highlights from the English-speaking world
  • John C. Weaver
  • 5
  • Warm reception in a cold climate : English property law and the suppression of the Canadian legal identity
  • Bruce Ziff
  • 6
  • Land law, liberalism, and the agrarian ideal : British North America, 1750-1920
  • Philip Girard
  • 1
  • 7
  • When private rights become public wrongs : property and the state in Prince Edward Island in the 1830s
  • Rusty Bittermann and Margaret McCallum
  • 8
  • "This remnant of feudalism" : primogeniture and political culture in colonial New South Wales, with some Canadian comparisons
  • A. R. Buck
  • 9
  • "The lady vanishes" : women and property rights in nineteenth-century New South Wales
  • Nancy E. Wright
  • 10
  • Property rights in the colonial imagination and experience
  • The establishment and preservation of Hutterite communalism in North America, 1870-1925
  • Alvin J. Esau
  • 11
  • The failed experiments : the demise of Doukhobor systems of communal property landholding in Saskatchewan and British Columbia, 1899-1999
  • John McLaren
  • 12
  • Coexistence and colonization on pastoral leaseholds in South Australia, 1851-99
  • Robert Foster
  • 13
  • Indian reserves, aboriginal fisheries, and the public right to fish in British Columbia, 1876-82
  • John McLaren, A. R. Buck and Nancy E. Wright
  • Douglas Harris
  • Afterword
  • John McLaren, A. R. Buck and Nancy E. Wright
  • 2
  • Encountering the spirit in the land : "property" in a kinship-based legal order
  • Richard Overstall
  • 3
  • Paper empires : the legal dimensions of French and English ventures in North America
Control code
000027651952
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780774810722
Other physical details
ill., maps
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.b21583420
System control number
  • ec21583420
  • (OCoLC)56921357

Library Locations

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