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Author Blaufarb, Rafe,
Title The great demarcation : the French Revolution and the invention of modern property / Rafe Blaufarb.
Imprint Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]

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Subject Property -- France -- History.
Public domain -- France -- History.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 282 pages .)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-270) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Talking property before 1789 -- Loyseau's legacy : the night of August 4th and the first abolition of feudalism -- The death and rebirth of the direct domain : the second feudal abolition -- The invention of the national domain -- Emptying the domain : the problem of engagements -- When the nation became a lord : feudal dues as Biens Nationaux -- Epilogue.
Summary The French Revolution remade the system of property-holding that had existed in France before 1789. This work engages with this historical process not from an economic or social perspective, but from the perspective of the laws and institutions of property.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780190607159 (electronic bk.)
0190607157 (electronic bk.)
9780199778799
0199778795
OCLC # 958778970
Additional Format Online version: Blaufarb, Rafe. Great demarcation. New York : Oxford University Press, 2016 9780199778898 (DLC) 2015042726
Print version: Blaufarb, Rafe. Great demarcation. Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016] 9780199778799 0199778795 (DLC) 2015042357 (OCoLC)927192544