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Author Reynolds, Susan, 1929-

Title Before eminent domain [electronic resource] : toward a history of expropriation of land for the common good / Susan Reynolds.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 175 pages).
Series Studies in legal history
Studies in legal history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Western Europe before 1100 -- Western Europe and British North America, 1100-1800 -- Justifications and discussions -- Communities, individuals, and property.
Summary In this concise history of expropriation of land for the common good in Europe and North America from medieval times to 1800, Reynolds contextualizes the history of an important legal doctrine regarding the relationship between government and the institution of private property.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Eminent domain -- History.
Eminent domain -- History -- To 1500.
Chronological Term To 1500
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- History.
Electronic books -- History -- Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Reynolds, Susan, 1929- Before eminent domain. Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010 9780807833537 (DLC) 2009033895 (OCoLC)431936201
ISBN 9780807895863 (electronic bk.)
0807895865 (electronic bk.)
9781469604282 (electronic bk.)
1469604280 (electronic bk.)
9780807833537 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807833533 (cloth ; alk. paper)