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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Constituting Modernity

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ISBN13: 9781860649967
ISBN: 1860649963
Published: February 2006
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £45.00



This text originated from a critique of a liberal understanding of property relation as one between a person and a ""thing"". States are perceived to be fundamental obstacles on the way to an individual's appropriation of the ""thing"". State intervention is often considered to be a reason for a presumed absence of private property in non-European contexts. The research presented here contests these assumptions from different perspectives, both in a European and non-European context. As multidisciplinary as it is wide-ranging, the work ranges from practices of the 19th-century Otoman administrative government in the constitution of private property rights to the practice of cadastral mapping in British India.;These essays, prepared in collaboration as part of a unified research programme, cover Ottoman and British land laws, property rights in the British colonies, and the notion of property as a contested domain and a site of power relations in 19th-century China.

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