Contemporary scholars often disagree with the idea of property as a bundle of rights. To clarify the dispute, it’s helpful see how folklore and fiction illuminate the ways that property is experienced and thought of in the Anglo-American tradition.

John Robinson is lecturer in economics at James Madison University.
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