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Manslaughter, markets, and moral economy : violent disputes over property rights in eighteenth century China
AuthorBuoye, Thomas M.
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherCambridge University Press
Date2006Phys. Desc.xvi, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberHN740.Z9 V53 2006
Manslaughter, markets, and moral economy : violent disputes over property rights in eighteenth century China / Thomas M. Buoye.
Originally published: 2000. Digitally printed first paperback version 2006.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-278) and index.

Economic change, social conflict, and property rights -- "Population increases daily" : economic change during the eighteenth century -- "As before each manage their own property" : boundary and water-rights disputes -- "Crafty and obdurate tenants" : redemption, rent defaults, and evictions -- Temporal and geographic distributions of property right disputes in Guangdong -- Violence North, West, and South : property right disputes in Shandong, Sichuan, and Guangdong -- "You will be rich but not benevolent" : changing concepts of legitimacy and violent disputes.

Subject(s)Social conflict--China--History--18th century
Violence--China--History--18th century
Property rights--China--History
SeriesCambridge studies in Chinese history, literature, and institutions
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #11831
ISBN9780521027816OCLC70881808