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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 29–53.
Published: 01 May 2022
... on the imports of the English cotton mills and an injection of funds by the British Cotton Growing Association (BCGA) in the 1920s to boost industry. While Australian politicians promoted cotton as a domestic economic and demographic stimulant, fulfilment of these nation-state objectives was deeply entangled...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 277–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of Rochester Press, 2016. 310 pp., $110.00, hardback, ISBN 978-1-5804-6567-0. There is much to admire in Jonathan E. Robins s analysis of the Atlantic cotton trade in the first decades of the twentieth century. Robins adds to the literature on the globalization of the cotton economy by examining the British...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 5–38.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Alan L. Olmstead Abstract In the nineteenth century the British repeatedly attempted to improve the quality of Indian cotton. This was a major enterprise involving the importation of thousands of pounds of exotic seeds, the establishment of experimental farms and outreach programs, and the hiring...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 407–439.
Published: 01 July 2014
... stripping cotton that made it technically infeasible fifty or even one hundred years before if one wanted to live like a Texan.18 But there was more money in growing good-quality cotton, in letting the top crop come in, and eliminating most of the trash. Instead of being a technological given...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 527–552.
Published: 01 October 2003
... required for commercial cotton. Many areas of the southern piedmont were ultisols rather than alfisols, but the land was nonetheless valuable because it was well-suited for cotton grow? ing, and on this basis it supported a substantial slave population in 1860. Access to markets would be a third factor...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 491–516.
Published: 01 October 2014
... . Beverly Lemire , Cotton ( Oxford : Berg , 2011 ), 89 ; Louis Bader , “British Colonial Competition for the American Cotton Belt,” Economic Geography 3 ( Apr. 1927 ): 210 – 31 ; Thomas H. Kearney and William A. Peterson , “Egyptian Cotton in the Southwestern United States...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 258–271.
Published: 01 April 2000
... for promoting exports arose in 1952 when the British invited executives of the leading textile manufacturers around the world to a conference at Buxton, England, to discuss the growing capacity of the textile industry. Through this meeting of solely private interests known as the International Cotton Textile...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 354–367.
Published: 01 July 2014
... experienced as they began their southern education in 1936. Burton s first indication that his job may have larger implications than simply breeding crops came when he and his family travelled south toward Tifton. For the first time, he wrote, I saw cotton growing on fertile land, but no nice homes...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 54–90.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and unparalleled voice of the New South movement, these were “practical” men who “saw nothing but dependence and ruin in cotton.” 4 Boosters pleaded for and promised that diversification would invite outside capital and immigration, and fruit growers obliged. From Union veterans forming fruit-growing colonies...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 January 2005
... imports from the outside world, a fact that potentially placed the country's cotton spinning companies and ancillary industries in complete jeopardy. To maintain its viability, Japan's Cotton Spinners' Association, made up of sixty companies like Toyo Boseki, Kanegafuchi, and Dai Nippon urgently required...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 461–490.
Published: 01 October 2018
... , no. 4 ( 1877 ): 405 ; David Pietersz DeVries , Voyages from Holland to America, 1632–1634 , trans. Henry C. Murphy (New York: New York Historical Society, 1853 ), 52 ; Cotton Mather , Sober Considerations, on a Growing Flood of Iniquity ( Boston , 1708 ). 51. Philipp Waldeck...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 4–34.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Oklahoman, I am especially intrigued by the transnational cotton industry that led to the creation of my adopted home state a fact most people in Oklahoma assuredly would be surprised to learn as it is not clearly presented in state history textbooks. But when high British demand allowed for prices of raw...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Africa Central News Agency, Ltd., 1927), 33. 11. Rubert, Most Promising Weed, 18-20, 30-40; Stinson, Tobacco Growing in Rho desia and Nyasaland, 2; Howard Cox, The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco 1880-1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), 310-11; Amelia Trent...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 72–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Peaches in New York,” Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle , Sept. 4 , 1856 , 1 . 5. Daniel J. Sully , “King Cotton's Impoverished Retinue,” Cosmopolitan Magazine 46 ( Feb. 1909 ): 253 , 258 . 6. “The Georgia Fruit Growers' Association,” Southern (Atlanta) Cultivator , Feb. 15...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 609–647.
Published: 01 July 2000
... entirely of Chinese who had made money on the Palmer River goldfield. Organized by Andrew Leon, a naturalized Chinese with West In? dian experience, the company established Hop Wah plantation near Cairns initially to grow cotton, but switched to sugar in 1882.26 Pastoralists, merchants, and sugar...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... British officers, not local people as in Lesotho, performed this work in most territories until the 1930s. Early British outreach aimed to boost production of such cash crops as cocoa, cotton, and tobacco, but the 1920s saw a partial shift toward farmers needs. Although the case of Lesotho has important...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 467–492.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Davis. "The Gibbs Farmstead: An Archaeological Study of Rural Economy and Material Life in Southern Appalachia, 1790-1920." University of Tennessee, 1998. Grossardt, Theodore H. "Harvesting Hoboes: The 800 Mile Picket Line." University of Kentucky, 1999. Grove, Wayne Allison. "The Economics of Cotton...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 520–546.
Published: 01 July 2019
... to soil-depleting cotton monoculture; their value as fertilizer and fodder was more important than their use as a source of oil (Prodöhl 2013). However as Smil (2001) has argued, growing leguminous oil crops required farmers to make serious decisions about allocating land for fats, cereals, and pulses...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 569–584.
Published: 01 April 2000
... -3 " Research Supports Increases in Pork Production ," NCSUALS, 1963 Annual Report , Raleigh, 1964 , 12 -13 Gilbert C. Fite , Cotton Fields No More: Southern Agriculture, 1865–1980 (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1984 ) Flowers, Throwed Away, 58-64 Belden, Dirt Rich...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 206–234.
Published: 01 October 2012
... option for keeping their daughters on the farm in a nation at the tipping point of industrialization. One New Hampshire broadside contrasted the pure country air where the untiring silkworm thrived (and, by association, his human helpers) with the stench and danger of Cotton Mills. In reality...