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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 545–546.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Edward F. Haas Remember My Sacrifice: The Autobiography of Clinton Clark, Tenant Farm Organizer and Early Civil Rights Activist . Elizabeth Davey and Rodney Clark . © 2009 Agricultural History Society 2009 2009 Book Reviews RememberMy Sacrifice:The Autobiographyof ClintonClark...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 562–564.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Glenn Davis Stone Fighting for the Future of Food: Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology . By Rachel Schurman and William A. Munro . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2010 . 296 pp., $22.50 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8166-4762-0 . ©...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 260–261.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Harry C. McDean Smart Alliance: How a Global Corporation and Environmental Activists Transformed a Tarnished Brand . J. Gary Taylor and Patricia J. Scharlin . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Agricultural History Spring Tucked between the chapters of this volume...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 591–605.
Published: 01 October 2014
... a strategic move for political activists like woman suffragists. In the American Midwest, vast spaces and difficult travel conditions hindered frequent face-to-face conversations, and advocates for woman suffrage recognized the power of paper as an inexpensive means to reach isolated rural voters. An analysis...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 500–531.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Shana Bernstein Abstract In 1998 the United Farm Workers and Swanton Berry Farm signed the first contract between a union and an organic farm. Exploring this contract’s origins uncovers a previously hidden history of the 1990s as a time of possibility for coalitions among labor activists...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 355–389.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of historic natural resources conflicts. Alliances tended to be initiated by traditionalist and activist Native Americans who strongly asserted their tribal identity at the same time as they built bridges to white neighbors around common environmental concerns. This approach simultaneously strengthened...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 487–511.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Rebecca Shimoni-Stoil Abstract In 1985 Oscar Lorick—an aging and illiterate Black farmer clinging to seventy-nine acres of land and burdened with massive debts—turned to local farm activist Tommy Kersey to help stave off foreclosure. The ensuing mobilization tied together the NAACP, Black church...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 279–308.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Ryan H. Edgington Abstract Modern environmental activists unified behind calls for a change in how humans understood their relationships with nature. Yet they approached their concerns through a variety of historical lenses. Countering arguments that suggest environmentalism had its deepest roots...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 421–438.
Published: 01 October 2008
...-handed commitment to democracy. They merged social science with local knowledge and integrated federal action with citizen participation. These activist principles were best exemplified in a Third New Deal program called county land-use planning, within which sociologists played two roles. First...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 494–512.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., such stooping caused chronic back pain and, often, debilitating back injuries. In 1970 Latino activist Cesar Chavez implored Maurice Jourdane, a young lawyer of the California Rural Legal Assistance, to find a way to outlaw the tool. For the next four years, Jourdane and his supervisor, Martin Glick, worked...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 293–324.
Published: 01 April 2003
..., and political lobbying. In the most recent phase, activists have hopeful signs that the U.S. Congress is ready to respond to their demand for return of commons now under federal jurisdiction. Copyright 2003 Agricultural History Society 2003 [Footnotes] 1 Sonya Salamon , " Cultural...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 February 2024
... that long predate the current emergencies. These are the problems that food sovereignty activists have been fighting for decades to solve. It has not been an easy struggle, but change, as Matthew Canfield's book, Translating Food Sovereignty , makes clear, has happened in the recent past and is happening...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 February 2024
... books, Saxton's stands out with its combination of theory and narrative and experiments with what she calls “activist anthropology” (5). Written in an engagingly journalistic way and excelling in its research goal, this book will help researchers and students to both understand the harm of modern...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 452–476.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the impact and durability of her activism, Simkins’s rural experiences and connections have not generated as much attention as other aspects of her activism, including her sense of faith and role in mobilizing the community in Columbia. For more on Simkins, see Barbara Woods Aba-Mecha, “Black Woman Activist...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 720–722.
Published: 01 November 2023
... roiled western Europe, a similar, albeit smaller movement took root in the East. Under the aegis of the Protestant church, which had carved out a semiautonomous zone within the GDR, activists and church leaders hosted forums, traveled to conferences, and produced environmentalist materials. All...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 339–341.
Published: 01 May 2023
... H. Hay explores in her new book. The Defoliation of America is not only a history of Agent Orange chemicals (phenoxy herbicides) but is, more importantly, an examination of how diverse networks of grassroots activists questioned state and scientific authority. The book offers new and interesting...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (2): 311–313.
Published: 01 May 2024
... Willie Nelson and Neil Young concert where “cowboys, ranchers, hippies, activists, elders, T-shirt hawkers, nonprofit leaders, hemp growers, party members, corn and soybean farmers, and children” came together in opposition to the Keystone XL and, later, the Dakota Access Pipelines (51). Bosworth argues...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 556–558.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and Reconstruction South through such organizations as the Colored Farmers Alliance, founded in 1886 in Texas. While scholar and activist W.E.B. DuBois has less often been appreciated for his stance, he too supported the development of cooperatives as a means to liberatory agriculture among African Americans. He...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 594–608.
Published: 01 November 2022
... dissolved, he founded and headed PrairieFire, one of the decade's most important activist agricultural organizations, which demanded and provided aid to distressed farmers. Lasley has recently retired after forty years in Extension and rural sociology at Iowa State. Ostendorf continues to be a minister...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., the same year that the National Porkettes affiliated with American AgriWomen, a coalition of women s farm and agribusiness groups that promoted female-led organizations. The Porkettes, like other rural women activists, sought more self-determination and equal access to economic and political structures...