History and law arise from the domestic ethos of settled humans.

Long before king or lawyer, farmers rejected the law of vegetation and produced new codes of ownership and domestication.

In the first code – the law of verdure – there was no rule but change: nothing was kept, nothing held. Chattel, ordinance, history: all were ground (and will grind again) beneath the sprouting gavel of forest law._DSC2774-Edit-Edit

Disorder