Who owns America?: social conflict over property rights
Harvey Martin Jacobs
University of Wisconsin Press, Nov 13, 1998 - Science - 268 pages
Land ownership by individual citizens is a cornerstone of American heritage and a centerpiece of the American dream. Thomas Jefferson called it the key to our success as a democracy. Yet the question of who owns America not only remains unanswered but is central to a fundamental conflict that can pit private property rights advocates against government policymakers and environmentalists.
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