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Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today presents an examination of Nordic donation and gift giving practices in the Nordic and Western world, beginning in late Antiquity and extending through to the present day. Through chapters contributed by leading international researchers, this book explores the changing legal, social and religious frameworks that shape how donations and gifts are given.

As well as donations to ecclesiastical, charitable and cultural institutions, this books also highlights the socio-legal challenges and the tensions that can occurr as a result of transferring property, including answering key questions such as who has a right to what. It also presents, for the first time, an insight into the dynamics of donations and the interplay between individual motivations, strategic behaviour and the legal setting of inheritance law.

Offering a broad chronological and European perspective and including a wide range of illuminating case studies Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today is ideal for students of Nordic and European legal and social history.

Number of Pages: 331
Genre: History
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Cultural History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: June 19, 2017
TCIN: 52738050
UPC: 9781138195837
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-0407
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