Early Modern Conceptions of Property
Edited by John Brewer, Susan Staves
Routledge – 1996 – 632 pages
Early Modern Conceptions of Property draws together distinguished academics from a variety of disciplines, including law, economics, politics, art history, social history and literature, in order to consider fundamental issues of property in the early modern period. Presenting diverse original historical and literary case studies in a sophisticated theoretical framework, it offers a challenge to conventional interpretations.
'These essays successfully illustrate the multiplicity of property claims in the early modern period.' - The Times
'This is an excellent idea for a book; one of those ideas you are amazed has not happened before.' - Bulletin Vol 22 , No 2 Autumn 1997