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Legalism : property and ownership

Author: Georgy Kantor; T B Lambert; Hannah Skoda
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
In this volume, ownership is defined as the simple fact of being able to describe something as 'mine' or 'yours', and property is distinguished as the discursive field which allows the articulation of attendant rights, relationships, and obligations. Property is often articulated through legalism as a way of thinking that appeals to rules and to generalizing concepts as a way of understanding, responding to, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georgy Kantor; T B Lambert; Hannah Skoda
ISBN: 9780191851704 0191851701
OCLC Number: 1021866892
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : Karten (black and white)
Contents: Georgy Kantor, Tom Lambert , and Hannah Skoda: Introduction - Property and Ownership: an Overview1: Judith Scheele: Cows and the Shariah in the Abeche Customary Court (eastern Chad)2: Georgy Kantor: Property in Land in Roman Provinces3: T.M. Charles-Edwards: Property and Possession in Medieval Celtic Societies4: Matthew Erie: The Afterlife of Property: Affect, Time, Value5: Tom Lambert: Jurisdiction as Property in England, 900-11006: Walter Rech: 'Everything Belongs to God': Sayyid Qutb's Theory of Property and Social Justice7: Jatin Dua: A Sea of Profit: Making Property in the Western Indian Ocean8: William Wheeler: Fish as Property on the Small Aral Sea, Kazakhstan9: Hannah Skoda: People as Property in Medieval Dubrovnik
Responsibility: Georgy Kantor, Tom Lambert, and Hannah Skoda.


This volume brings together anthropologists and historians to examine how property and ownership operate and are understood across contexts ranging from Roman provinces to modern-day piracy in  Read more...


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The editors are to be commended for taking on such a cornerstone of private law with such sensitivity and integrity. If this volume is anything to go by, I hope that they will do many more. * Paul J. Read more...

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