How did the west grow rich? Beginning with the Greeks, Tom Bethell summons the whole march of Western civilization to show that the institution of property is inextricably tied to traditional ideas of justice and liberty. Here, at last, is irrefutable proof: Prosperity and civilization an only arise where private property is securely held by the people.
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Mr. Tom Bethell is a senior editor at the American Spectator. He has also been Washington editor of Harper’s, and […] More about Tom Bethell.