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What does ownership of land really mean?

13 February 2021

9:00 AM

13 February 2021

9:00 AM

Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World Simon Winchester

William Collins, pp.464, 25

At the end of the last century, Simon Winchester bought 123 acres of wooded mountainside in the hamlet of Wassaic, the village of Armenia, the town of Dover, the country of Dutchess, the state of New York, the country of America. His land had originally been inhabited by the Mohicans, who grew corn and squash and beans until they were expelled by the Dutch.

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