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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
... fences onto peri-urban subdivisions and erecting new ones to create a rustic appearance. Post and rail fence use in advertisements and other media shows that they have achieved a new status as an icon of rural Australia. Copyright 2005 Agricultural History Society 2005 Notes 1 James Atkinson...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Max Foran The Rural Entrepreneurs: A History of the Stock and Station Agent Industry in Australia and New Zealand . Simon Ville . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 508 / Agricultural History industrial leaders' assumptions about work roles focused on white men? whether...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 132–134.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Don Garden Global Industry, Local Innovation: The History of Cane Sugar Production in Australia, 1820–1995 . By Peter D. Griggs . Bern : Peter Lang , 2011 . 964 pp., $124.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-3-0343-0431-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Warren Elofson Abstract This paper compares the levels of violence and law breaking on the cattle frontiers of the northern Great Plains of North America and the Northern Territory of Australia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It argues that various conditions peculiar...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 589–590.
Published: 01 October 2017
...John C. Mitcham The Last Battle: Soldier Settlement in Australia, 1916–1939 . By Bruce Scates and Melanie Oppenheimer . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2016 . 272 pp., $54.99 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-1071-2506-3 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Nancy Cushing All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformations through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World . By Pete Minard . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2019 . 208 pp. $32.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-469-65161-3...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 263–264.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Magnan University of Regina So Far And Yet So Close: Frontier Cattle Ranching in Western Prairie Canada and the Northern Territory of Australia. By Warren M. Elofson. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2015. 330 pp., $34.95, paperback, ISBN 978-1-55238-798-6. This is an interesting and useful...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Steve Marti Fragile Settlements: Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada . By Amanda Nettlebeck , Russell Smandych , Louis A. Knafla , and Robert Forest . Vancouver : UBC Press , 2016 . 223 pp., $37.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-7748...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 404–428.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the decade, the Canadians spearheaded an effort to bring about a transnational pooling program, especially among wheat producers in the United States, Australia, and the Soviet Union. Representatives from these countries recognized the Canadian pool as the ideal model and worked closely...
Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Eastern Australia cotton-growing areas in the 1920s. Map created by Nick Cook. More
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 269–270.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Diane Menghetti Father’s Right-Hand Man: Women on Australia’s Family Farms in the Age of Federation, 1880s–1920s . Kathryn M. Hunter . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2007 Book Reviews introduction by agricultural historian David Vaught. He compresses into six pages...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 29–53.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Figure 1. Eastern Australia cotton-growing areas in the 1920s. Map created by Nick Cook. ...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Angus R. McGillivery Abstract This article is a contribution to the debate over Australia’s convict beginnings and the nature of the British colonization of New South Wales. The early agriculture of the convict colony is set in the maritime context of imperial rivalries and visions of empire...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 68–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and rural communities in several New World countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. But this ideal lasted longer and achieved greater hegemony in New Zealand. This article tries to explain the ideal’s greater importance and longevity as resulting from the close fit between...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 212–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Rebecca Jones; Andrea Gaynor Abstract The beginning of European-style agriculture in Australia, following colonization by Britain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, occurred at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Australian agriculture developed a precocious global export orientation...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Benjamin Wilkie Abstract This article highlights the important function of family and kinship networks in the pastoral industry of the Port Phillip District and Victoria, Australia, during the nineteenth century. Using the core case study of the extended Cameron family—or the Cameron “clan” from...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 491–511.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Dmytro Ostapenko Abstract Profound environmental differences between Europe and Australia compelled early European settlers to acquire and develop new farming technologies to make cropping a viable activity in the new country. This article demonstrates how competitive agricultural events...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Peter Griggs Abstract Sugarcane emerged by 1884 as the most favored crop cultivated in the coastal lands of Eastern Australia between Cairns and Grafton. Initially, Australian canegrowers invested as little labor and capital as possible. Contemporary commentators, however, were very critical...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in the context of Aboriginal people of the Murray River in the region of the Victorian Mallee in southeastern Australia, now premier wheat country. It argues through a close examination of work within a “geography of labor” along the river, that Indigenous people at European contact in the 1840s and long before...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Andrea Gaynor Abstract This paper examines self-sown crops as agents in the agricultural development of Australia’s southern mallee lands from the 1890s to the 1940s. Self-sown crops suggested ways to farm and provided the enticement of an occasional windfall. They assisted with expansion...