De Coulanges original study provided a historical view of how land has become property which was then translated and published in 1891 by M. Ashley, not just to bring this study to an English reader but to provide a counter argument to Agrarian Communism. This edition also contains an introductory chapter on the origin of the manor house in England. This title will be of interest to students of History.
Table of Contents
The English Manor; 1. The Origin of Property in Land 2. The Theory of Maurer as to Community of Land amongst the Germanic Nations 3. The Theory of M. Violett as to Community of Land amongst the Greeks 4. The Theory of M. Mommsen as to Community of Land amongst the Romans 5. Of the Comparative Method 6. The Theory of M. De Jubainville as to Community of Land among the Gauls; Conclusion