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Communal Land Tenure in Nineteenth-Century Java: The Formation of Western Images of the Eastern Village Community. This anthropological/historiographical essay on communal land tenure in 19th-century Java was written in the 1980s by the brilliant Taro Goh who tragically died in 1988 at the age of 30. 19th-century Western accounts of the tenure of cultivated land are overviewed along with the accounts and ideas of 20th-century scholars. The author's critique shows the ways in which Western views of land tenure, law, property and village structure were inappropriately applied to the Javanese rural context. Bibliography.

Communal Land Tenure in Nineteenth-Century Java

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    Goh, Taro
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    Australian National University

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