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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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The Law of Privilege

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The Anti-rent Era in New York Law and Politics, 1839-1865

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Charles W. McCurdyProfessor of History and Law, University of Virginia, USA

ISBN13: 9780807825907
ISBN: 0807825905
Published: July 2003
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

A chronicle of the largest tenant rebellion in US history, from its beginning in the rural villages of eastern New York in 1839 until its collapse in 1865. The author highlights the manifold ways in which law and politics shaped the pattern of anti-rent violence and the drive for land reform.

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