Not So Wild, Wild West Property Rights on the Frontier

ISBN-10: 0804748543

ISBN-13: 9780804748544

Edition: 2004

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Mention of the American West usually evokes images of cowboys, ranchers and outlaws. Here the authors argue that everyday people helped carve out legal institutions that tamed the West, applying the lessons learned to modern 'frontiers' - the environment, developing countries and space exploration.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 5/4/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Heroes, villains, and real cowboys
The institutions that tamed the west
Property rights in Indian country
Might takes rights in Indian country
Soft gold : traders, trappers, and hunters
There's property rights in them thar hills
Wagon-train governments
Cowboys and contracts
Home on the range
Making the desert bloom
New frontiers
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