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Inheritance in America : from colonial times to the present

Author: Carole Shammas; Marylynn Salmon; Michel Dahlin
Publisher: New Brunswick [N.J.] : Rutgers University Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It has been estimated that 80 percent of household wealth in the United States is derived from inheritance. This is the first study of now Americans over three centuries- from the 1700s to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Shammas, Carole.
Inheritance in America.
New Brunswick [N.J.] : Rutgers University Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)568619600
Online version:
Shammas, Carole.
Inheritance in America.
New Brunswick [N.J.] : Rutgers University Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)608173414
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Shammas; Marylynn Salmon; Michel Dahlin
ISBN: 081351214X 9780813512143 0813512662 9780813512662
OCLC Number: 14134770
Description: xiii, 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The History of Inheritance in America --
Part One: Inheritance under Family Capitalism --
1. English Inheritance Law and Its Transfer to the Colonies --
2. Colonial Testamentary Practice and Family Capitalism --
3. Tension in the System: Changes and Attempted Changes in Postrevolutionary Inheritance Law --
Part Two: Family, Property, and the Rise of Corporate Capitalism --
4. Inheritance Law and the Rights of Women and Children in the Nineteenth Century --
5. Testamentary Behavior in the 1 790s and 1890s --
Part Three: State Capitalism and Inheritance Today --
6. The Federal Estate Tax and Inheritance --
7. Demographic Change, Old-Age Policy, and the Family --
8. Inheritance Law and the Unfinished Revolution --
9. Testamentary Behavior in the Late Twentieth Century --
Conclusion: Inheritance, the Family, and Capitalism.
Responsibility: Carole Shammas, Marylynn Salmon, Michel Dahlin.

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