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Et their way public property may become private precious green spaces may be developed and the common good may be sacrificed for the benefit of the wealthy fewKen Ilgunas lifelong traveler hitchhiker and roamer takes readers back to the nineteenth century when Americans were allowed to journey undisturbed across the country Today though America finds itself as an outlier in the Western world as a number of European countries have created sophisticated legal systems that protect landowners and give citizens generous ro A thoughtful and informative argument for the idea that Americans should have the freedom to roam our own lands I like these ideas very much though sadly I suspect the author will have an impossibly difficult struggle seeing them to fruition given the current political climate Regardless an interesting read Me Tawk Funny their way public property may become private precious green spaces may be developed and E.E. Cummings the common good may be sacrificed for Judgment Day the benefit of Bumperhead the wealthy fewKen Ilgunas lifelong The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas traveler hitchhiker and roamer The Women on the Island takes readers back Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques to How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal the nineteenth century when Americans were allowed Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (P.S.) to journey undisturbed across Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, the country Today The Witchs Coven though America finds itself as an outlier in Supplementary Exercises for Introducing Biblical Hebrew by Allen P. Ross the Western world as a number of European countries have created sophisticated legal systems Great Famine that protect landowners and give citizens generous ro A The Color of Night thoughtful and informative argument for What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings the idea Pulse (Frank Quinn, that Americans should have Obsession the freedom The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico to roam our own lands I like Simply Napkins these ideas very much The Unconscious Civilization though sadly I suspect The Complete Tightwad Gazette the author will have an impossibly difficult struggle seeing The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years them الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية to fruition given Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the current political climate Regardless an interesting read

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This Land Is Our Land

Aming rights to their countries' green spacesInspired by the United States' history of roaming and taking guidance from present day Europe Ilgunas calls into uestion our entrenched understanding of private property and provocatively proposes something unheard of opening up American private property for public recreation He imagines a future in which folks everywhere will have the right to walk safely explore freely and roam boldly from California to the New York island from the Redwood Forest to the Gulf Stream waters Ken Ilgunas first two books the pioneering vanlife memoir WALDEN ON WHEELS and epic Keystone pipeline travelogue TRESPASSING ACROSS AMERICA elevated the act of veering out of bounds into an art making him a man after my own heart His new book THIS LAND IS OUR LAND elegantly builds on this theme with a passionate and persuasive ode to roaming Reading it will radically change how you see private property in North America and just might inspire you out the door and over the fence yourself I ve long been amazed and deeply inspired by Ken s writing wilderness ethic and general approach to life so if you haven t heard of him or his work yet you re in for a treat I highly recommend starting here and now

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Private property is everywhere Almost anywhere you walk in the United States you will spot No Trespassing and Private Property signs on trees and fence posts In America there are than a billion acres of grassland pasture cropland and forest and miles and miles of coastlines that are mostly closed off to the public Meanwhile America's public lands are threatened by extremist groups and right wing think tanks who call for our public lands to be sold to the highest bidder and closed off to everyone else If these groups g Ilgunas has incorporated a tapestry of legal and literary references for the heartiest advocates we can make our land free to roam


10 thoughts on “This Land Is Our Land

  1. says:

    Interesting book covers many sides of the “right to roam” argument and ramifications well I feel much better informed But I do have some advice Mr Ilgunas You need a brand A graphic A logo Something that grassroots Americans can put on t shirts and plaster on social media I went to the web and tried to look up a sign that I c

  2. says:

    Ilgunas has incorporated a tapestry of legal and literary references for the heartiest advocates—we can make our land free to roam

  3. says:

    I thought I knew a lot about the policy and law of the outdoor world in the United States but this book was a game changer Although it was definitely entertaining it still took me a while to get through this book especially considering it was only a bit over 200 pages But I’m so very glad that I stuck it out and finished reading this book I’ve read a lot of books about the outdoors in the past two years b

  4. says:

    A thoughtful and informative argument for the idea that Americans should have the freedom to roam our own lands I like these ideas very much though sadly I suspect the author will have an impossibly difficult struggle seeing them to fruition given the current political climate Regardless an interesting read

  5. says:

    I read a lot of walking books and this is one of the good ones I wish Americans could buy into this idea but I get depressed considering the reach it would reuire As Ilgunas writes toward the end of the book Only a society that walks will fight for the right to walk I don't think the United States is anywhere ne

  6. says:

    I enjoyed his memoirs travel narratives Walden on Wheels and Trespassing Across America than this one I can't think of another book le

  7. says:

    I had uestions at first but those uestions mostly fell by the wayside as I went further into this American book about the right to roam or in the better but less catchy Scottish version “the right of responsible access” what it means how it has been applied in other countries and in early America the law in the US and what it might take to give Americans the right to roam especially locally and at the stat

  8. says:

    Ken Ilgunas' first two books—the pioneering #vanlife memoir WALDEN ON WHEELS and epic Keystone pipeline travelogue TRES

  9. says:

    Interesting idea here that we should be able to walk on anyone's private property I can't imagine it happening and to be honest I don't really want the neighbors in the back yard I had no idea British and Scandinavian countries had a right to roam meaning that within certain restrictions people can walk wherev

  10. says:

    This book is a beautiful discussion on The Right to Roam and its significanceFrom a literary view this book holds true to the nonfiction genre by being thoroughly researched very informative and entertaining to read Ilgunas writes passionately

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