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The Woods as Commons
Peter Linebaugh writes about the secret history of the Magna Carta.

The Magna Carta is remembered for its role in establishing principles of human rights and the rule of law. But it did something else, it promoted the idea of the rights of commoners to materially benefit from the woods. Take a look at this fascinating historical review of the Magna Carta at http://bostonreview.net/BR28.3/linebaugh.html.

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Date Added: 9/11/2003 Date Revised: 9/11/2003 1:12:10 PM

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