The Sale, Theft And Ownership Of Land

Jan 21, 2021

Author Simon Winchester has helped his readers sail the seassurvive earthquakes and to read a mapHis latest work focuses on what underpins everything: land. 

Winchester’s new book “Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World,” explores the relationship between people and land, and the way land has been used and abused. 

Who’s buying land? Who’s stolen it? And do any of us really own it?

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