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

Winchester, Simon, (author,, narrator.). Read by Simon Winchester. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pottsville Free Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pottsville District Libraries. (Show)

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Pottsville Free Public Library CDBook 333.73 W721 (Text) 30003009051218 Audiobooks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062939067
  • Physical Description: 11 audio discs (approximately 13 hr., 45 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Harper Audio, 2021.

Content descriptions

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Title from web page.
"Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook" --container.
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
Uncommon ground -- Borderlines -- Annals of acquisition -- Stewardship -- Battlegrounds -- Annals of restoration -- Yet now the land is drowning.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Simon Winchester.
Summary, etc.:
"Land, whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland or pasture, suburb or city, is central to existence. It quite literally underlies and underpins everything. Employing the keen intellect, insatiable curiosity, and narrative verve that are the foundations of his previous bestselling works, Simon Winchester examines what human beings are doing--and have done--with the billions of acres that together make up the solid surface of the planet." --audiobook container.
Subject: Land use > History.
Land use > Social aspects.
Land tenure > History.
Land tenure > Social aspects.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > History.
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