Public Property and Private Power The Corporation of the City of New York in American Law, 1730-1870

ISBN-10: 0801495601

ISBN-13: 9780801495601

Edition: N/A

Authors: Hendrik Hartog

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List price: $37.95
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 3/2/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Hendrik Hartog is Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty at Princeton University.

The Properties of the Corporation
Reading the Charter
The Creation of Autonomy
The Business of City Government
Planning by Granting
The Political Theory of a Waterlot Grant
City Power in Republican America
Burying the Past
A Little Republic in a Republican State
The Changing Role of Property
The Promise of Public Power
The Ends of Government in Republican New York City
The Triumph of a Public Sphere
The Corporation in the Grip of the Law
The Laws of Communities
Unifying the Public Sphere
The Judicial Creation of a Municipal Corporation
The Private Property of a Public Entity: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
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