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Land : how the hunger for ownership shaped the modern world / Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon, (author.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main LP NF 909 WIN (Text) 840191003085299 Large Print - Main Level Available -
  In Memory of: Vera Uhlig
Greenwood PL - Greenwood LARGE PRINT 333.3 WIN (Text) 36626104202544 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville LP 333.309 WINCHESTER (Text) 33946003979494 New Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Bookmobile LP 333.309 WINCHESTER (Text) 33946003833196 Large Print Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063063013
  • ISBN: 0063063018
  • ISBN: 9781648381812
  • ISBN: 1648381812
  • Physical Description: xvi, 671 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 659-671)
Formatted Contents Note:
Uncommon ground -- Borderlines -- Annals of acquisition -- Stewardship -- Battlegrounds -- Annals of restoration -- Yet now the land is drowning.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and occasionally share land, and what humanity's proprietary relationship with land means for the future.
Subject: Land tenure > History.
Land tenure > Social aspects.
Land tenure > Law and legislation > History.
Land use > History.
Land use > Social aspects.
Land use > Law and legislation > History.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > History.
World history.
Genre: Large type books.

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