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The California gold rush: A study of emerging property rights

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 14 (1977)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 197-226

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:14:y:1977:i:3:p:197-226

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    10. Clay, Karen & Wright, Gavin, 2005. "Order without law? Property rights during the California gold rush," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 155-183, April.
    11. Bhattacharya, Haimanti & Lueck, Dean, 2009. "The role of property rights in determining the environmental quality-income relationship," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(10), pages 2511-2524, August.
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