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Heir Property: Legal and Cultural Dimensions of Collective Landownership in Alabama's Black Belt 

Dyer, Janice (2007-05-15)
When a landowner dies without a will, his or her descendents inherit the property as a communal interest. Heir property, as it is often called, is a common form of landownership among African Americans in the rural South. ...