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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 473–501.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Karen Sayer Abstract Though historians have begun to chart the development of intensive agriculture in twentieth-century Great Britain and to seek to understand postwar conceptualizations of the rural, they have paid less attention to the question of public attitudes to and perceptions...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 212–244.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of Great Britain and the United States, this article demonstrates that the egalitarian distribution of farmland in the sixteen states of the US North generated a roughly egalitarian distribution of farm income that resulted in a broad demand for goods and services. Britain’s lopsided agrarian economy...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 51–78.
Published: 01 January 2009
... economic areas inspired Mao to launch an industrialization program that would push the People’s Republic past Great Britain in some production categories within fifteen years. Beginning in 1958 Mao imposed unrealistic targets on Chinese grain production to extract funds from agriculture for rapid...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 608–635.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and symbolic value as the principle foodstuff of the masses. Yet the highly refined white bread that had become so popular by the 1930s lacked any real nutritional value. While both the United States and Great Britain adopted a policy of enriching flour with synthetic vitamins and using bread as a delivery...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 224–243.
Published: 01 April 2010
... amounts of capital, and little science. This paper shows that Spanish farmers were in fact capable of growing high-quality oranges at prices that were more competitive than those in California, although instead they often preferred to satisfy the strong demand for middling fruit from Great Britain because...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Book Reviews by 1850 would have needed 235 percent of the United Kingdom s land to produce wool equivalent to the cotton Great Britain imported, but one can imagine feedlots and animal concentration that allowed greater production. Nonetheless, despite this minor disappointment, Riello has achieved his...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 29–53.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Heritage 2 , no. 4 ( 1971 ): 20 – 25 . Farnie D. A. “ The Cotton Famine in Great Britain .” In Great Britain and Her World 1750–1914: Essays in Honour of W. O. Henderson , edited by Ratcliffe Barrie M. and Henderson William O. , 153 – 78 . Manchester : Manchester University...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of technological change. Sheep 120 2015 Book Reviews by 1850 would have needed 235 percent of the United Kingdom s land to produce wool equivalent to the cotton Great Britain imported, but one can imagine feedlots and animal concentration that allowed greater production. Nonetheless, despite this minor...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., ISBN 978-1-4094-1204-5. Rolf Gardiner (1902 1971) was a founder of the Soil Association, a promoter of youth organizations in Great Britain and continental Europe, and a passionate advocate of open-air leisure. He was, and is, also a deeply controversial figure. Dying just prior to the flowering...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 January 2011
... that A Common Agricultural Heritage? Revising French and British Rural Divergence is well-organized and intellectually rich. The volume reassesses the comparative histories of rural Great Britain and France.The stereotypical story regards Great Britain as an emerging capitalist state that exchanged open fields...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 204–224.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... Brian P. Martin , The Great Shoots: Britain's Premier Sporting Estates ( London : David and Charles , 1987 ), 103 ; Jonathan Garnier Ruffer , The Big Shots: Edwardian Shooting Parties ( London : Cimino Publishing Group , 1992 ), 134 . 6. Ruffer , Big Shots , 133 , 134...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 312–335.
Published: 01 July 2006
... influenced by the country's cultural links to Great Britain. A different part of the picture comes into view, however, with a close look at the history of two introduced grasses temporarily PAUL STAR AND TOM BROOKING are, respectively, post-doctoral fellow and pro? fessor in the History Department...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., PRO Jacek Tebinka, "Policy of Great Britain towards Poland between 1956 and 1970," Acta Poloniae Historica 93 (2006): 147, 150. 36 Spaulding, Osthandel and Ostpolitik, 378ff. 37 Secretary Dulles to Ambassador Jacobs (Warsaw), Oct. 24, 1956, Folder 1, Box 2506, Central Decimal File 1955...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 445–446.
Published: 01 July 2015
... largely withstood the test of time. This collection of essays does not just reflect on Tawney s work, it also moves the arguments forward in an attempt to make sense of the social and economic dynamics between landlords and tenants in rural Great Britain before 1640. There is no room here to go...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 612–613.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Agricultural History Fall or partly with Great Britain, while Eastern Europe is only represented by Hungary. By contrast, Poland an agrarian state very much affected by war and occupation is not covered. in their conclusion, the editors argue convincingly that war predominantly represented an agent of change...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 611–612.
Published: 01 October 2014
.... Three chapters deal wholly 611 Agricultural History Fall or partly with Great Britain, while Eastern Europe is only represented by Hungary. By contrast, Poland an agrarian state very much affected by war and occupation is not covered. in their conclusion, the editors argue convincingly that war...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 April 2018
... lengthy book on Great Britain s preparations for war with Napoleon, I was flabbergasted to see nothing about how the French invasion of Iberia put English textile factories at risk. Thanks to The Herds Shot Round the World, historians now have a sound starting point to better understand why a patriotic...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and Culture in Interwar Britain. Edited by Matthew Jefferies and Mike Tyldesley. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. 202 pp., $125.00, hardback, ISBN 978-1-4094-1204-5. Rolf Gardiner (1902 1971) was a founder of the Soil Association, a promoter of youth organizations in Great Britain and continental Europe...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 January 2015
... these movements. Her focus is at times revealing, such as her analysis of the differing ways the United States and Great Britain recruited women into agricultural work and the ways countries remembered this work. Cultivating Victory also reveals the transnational spread of ideas about women s wartime agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Germany,Great Britain, theUnited States,and Poland regarding trade inagriculturalcommodities.Immediatelyafterthewar,England desperatelyneeded food just tomaintainwartime levelsof rationing. Poland offereda readysourceforthisfood,and soGreat Britaincontin ued totradewith it,despitePoland's political...