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Public Property and Private Power: The Corporation of the City of New York in American Law, 1730-1870 (Studies in Religion) Hardcover – October 1, 1993

ISBN-13: 978-0807815625 ISBN-10: 0807815624 Edition: First Edition

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Product Details

  • Series: Studies in Religion
  • Hardcover: 285 pages
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press; First Edition edition (October 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0807815624
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807815625
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 7 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,623,364 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Public Property and Private Power, which tells the story of the conversion of the propertied, chartered city of New York into a model municipality of nineteenth-century America, is a work which allows us to examine the aesthetics of the historian's craft."—Reviews in American History

"A splendid study of the changing law of municipal corporations."—Journal of American History

"A subtle, difficult, and important book. It breaks new ground in two important subfields of American history: legal history and urban history. . . . Hartog's legal skills enable him to make sense of early corporation law at the same time that his historical skills allow him to disentangle the concepts of property and republicanism in the context of the emergence of the 'modern' city of New York."—Stanley Katz, Princeton University --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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