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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 328–350.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Todd Cleveland Abstract This paper examines how a series of agricultural initiatives forestalled mechanization on the mines of the Companhia de Diamantes de Angola (Diamang) by facilitating the expansion of the company’s African labor force. Unlike other regional mining companies, from its...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 448–449.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Scott Moore 448 Agricultural History and German colonial violence that go beyond the now somewhat tired arguments over the alleged lines from Windhoek to Auschwitz. Philipp N. Lehmann University of California, Riverside Eating Nature in Modern Germany: Food, Agriculture, and Environment, c. 1870...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 617–619.
Published: 01 October 2018
... suggest that hemp warrants this type of extended study and one hopes that it will encourage others to make their own contributions to the growing body of literature. Andrew Patrick Centre College The Social History of Agriculture: From the Origins to the Current Crisis. By Christopher Isett and Stephen...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 609–614.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Kim Kleinman Featured Review Working at the Intersection of the Histories of Science, Technology, and Agriculture Kim Kleinman Webster University Evolution Made to Order: Plant Breeding and Technological Innovation in Twentieth-Century America. By Helen Anne Curry. Chicago: University of Chicago...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 271–273.
Published: 01 April 2017
... for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States. By Brian K. Obach. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2015. 340 pp., $32.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-262-02909-4. Is organic agriculture truly an empirical practice that can be scientifically scrutinized? Or is it a value system that serves as an abstract guide for 272...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 31–54.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Lyvia Diser Abstract During the 1870s Belgium followed the path of other European countries and created its first public agricultural laboratories under the direction of Arthur Petermann, a young German agricultural scientist. Petermann had been trained in the well-established European stations...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 98–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Frank Uekoetter Five Centuries of Farming: A Short History of Dutch Agriculture 1500–2000 . By Jan Bieleman . Wageningen : Wageningen Academic Publishers , 2010 . 367 pp., $90.00 , paperback, ISBN 978-90-8686-133-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 115–116.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Deborah Cohen Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement before the UFW: Puerto Rico, Hawai‘i, California . By Dionicio Nodín Valdés . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2011 . 328 pp., $55.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-292-72639-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 138–140.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Paulina Rytkönen Agriculture and Forestry in Sweden since 1900: Geographical and Historical Studies . Edited by Hans Antonsson and Ulf Jansson . Stockholm : Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry , 2011 . 542 pp., 300.00 SEK , hardback, ISBN 078-91-86573-11-9 . ©...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Fredrik Eriksson Agriculture and Forestry in Sweden since 1900: A Cartographic Description . Edited by Ulf Jansson . Stockholm : Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry , 2011 . 232 pp., $49.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-91-87760-61-7 . © the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Cornel Micu Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949–1962 . By Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2011 . 520 pp., $39.50 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-691-14973-8 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Laxman Satya Agricultural History Spring productions, in turn, transformed the Home Country, creating new myths of British identity, such as the Sunday lamb roast. The Seeds of Empire are both the pasture seeds and the way their products grew the empire. Although Seeds of Empire has many authors...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 261–262.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gary T. Edwards Delta Empire: Lee Wilson and the Transformation of Agriculture in the New South . By Jeannie Whayne . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2011 . 311 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8071-3855-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 564–565.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Peter J. Hugill Agriculture in World History . By Mark B. Tauger . New York : Routledge , 2011 . 192 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-415-077387-4 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History Fall one for years to come, but for now Schurman...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Sarah T. Phillips; Dale Potts; Adrienne Petty; Mark Schultz; Sam Stalcup; Anne Effland Abstract This group of essays recognizes the sesquicentennial of the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA was created in 1862, part of a body of legislation that the Union was able to enact once free...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 562–563.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Sterling Evans Seeds of Sustainability: Lessons from the Birthplace of the Green Revolution in Agriculture . Edited by Pamela A. Matson . Washington, DC : Island Press , 2012 . 332 pp., $45.00 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-59726-525-6 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 212–244.
Published: 01 April 2021
... a subsistence bundle. By estimating yearly income for various income categories in northern agriculture, manufacturing, and service activities (banking, commerce, nonmanufacturing and nonagricultural labor), it becomes obvious that free-state agriculture was responsible for 47 to 58 percent of supra-subsistence...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Amanda Brickell Bellows The American Steppes: The Unexpected Russian Roots of Great Plains Agriculture, 1870s–1930s . By David Moon . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 352 pp., $120.00 , hardback, ISBN 9781107103603. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 Book...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 566–567.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Andrew Margetts The Foldcourse and East Anglian Agriculture and Landscape, 1100–1900 . By John Belcher . Martlesham : Boydell & Brewer , 2020 . 213 pp., $130.00 , hardback, ISBN 9781783275670. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 566 Agricultural History The Foldcourse...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 656–681.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of Hutterite colonies to agriculture in Alberta, Canada. They own about 4 percent of Alberta’s farmland but produce 80 percent of the province’s eggs, 33 percent of its hogs, and more than 10 percent of its milk. This productivity is based on the Brethren’s ability to deploy their relatively large labor force...