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American Property

A History of How, Why, and What We Own

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674058057

Publication Date: 03/01/2011


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 halftones


  • Introduction
  • 1. Lost Property
  • 2. The Rise of Intellectual Property
  • 3. A Bundle of Rights
  • 4. Owning the News
  • 5. People, Not Things
  • 6. Owning Sound
  • 7. Owning Fame
  • 8. From the Tenement to the Condominium
  • 9. The Law of the Land
  • 10. Owning Wavelengths
  • 11. The New Property
  • 12. Owning Life
  • 13. Property Resurgent
  • 14. The End of Property?
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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