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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 22–50.
Published: 01 January 2016
... that the major coffee producers coexisted with thousands of small- and medium-scale farmers also dedicated to coffee production. This analysis of the agricultural sector also demonstrates the existence of considerable production for the internal market, and, in many cases, on farms also producing coffee...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 48–83.
Published: 01 February 2023
... markets in the early decades of the twentieth century. At the same time, it explores how agricultural experts working in the United States on behalf of Chile's nitrate industry (and increasingly the Chilean government itself) articulated not just connections between nitrogen and soil vitality but also...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 190–209.
Published: 01 April 2018
...R. W. Sandwell Abstract This article provides a brief history of the origins and use of the first modern lighting in rural Canada. Of all the revolutions in lighting, none was taken up more quickly or embraced more widely than the coal-oil (also called kerosene) lamp. This paper argues...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 444–471.
Published: 01 July 2021
... an alfalfa boom on the American plains, especially in northern regions like South Dakota where Hansen worked. However, the effects of the growth of alfalfa were not limited to the Dakotas; they were also connected to and influenced another boom in the American Southwest. Moreover, in order to plant new...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 414–443.
Published: 01 July 2021
... way not only to produce pork, but also grease, a garbage by-product sold to soap makers. The growth of Secaucus’ swine farms began after nuisance trades like piggeries and bone-boiling plants were exiled from Manhattan in the mid-nineteenth century. By the 1890s a German-dominated swill trade...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to the Mallee ideas about the promise f science and the hopes of modernity. It championed particular ideas about agricultural development, settlement, and the role of female labor in carrying out the yeoman ideal of the small farmholding. Although the product of a specific time and place, it also tapped...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 October 2011
.... Among the many solutions advocated were rural youth organizations. The Farm Boy Cavaliers of America, which also enrolled girls, pursued a more innovative path than most, emphasizing not only entertainment and instruction, but also a high degree of economic education and independence for farm children...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 April 2008
... the crop, but significant differences in the methods used to produce it. This is troubling because the type is defined by the cultivation and especially the curing techniques used to produce it; it is also often described in the historical literature as "Virginia tobacco," even when grown elsewhere...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 290–310.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... Interviews have also shown that growers who have chosen to diversify into other niche markets are benefiting from that decision and are also contributing to their region’s economic, environmental, and sociocultural wellbeing. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 Notes 1. Apple and Pear...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 600–628.
Published: 01 October 2020
... by the fact that the company that recruited them—and let them live in deplorable conditions—was a corporation run by high officials in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a religion that also had a significant stock interest in Utah-Idaho Sugar as well as a significant population of members...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 420–452.
Published: 01 July 2003
... development, production patterns, and the ethnocultural backgrounds, tenure, and gender of the farm operators. They provide comparative data on the extent to which the farmers also borrowed on landed security. They include two detailed case histories of unsuccessful chattel borrowers but also show...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 April 2007
... as they attempted to draw state authorities to their side. Following their debates also inverts the normal view of power relations. The landholder, General Francisco Gómez de la Torre, presented himself as a victim, while his workers used various combinations of class and ethnic discourse to mobilize their base...
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Published: 01 May 2022
in the central region of the Neuquén Territory. This volume also includes Paramillo de Uspallata (Mendoza), Isla de los Estados (Tierra del Fuego), and the private ranches named Potro Muerto (eastern Córdoba) and San Jorge (northern Córdoba). Photo courtesy of Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering More
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
... promoting space age, push-button imagery and then the notion of the “farmer in the business suit, “ before turning away from images of actual farm folk toward increasingly hyper-masculine paid models. This shift also corresponded with challenges to traditional masculinity, including the Cold War, the Farm...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 April 2004
... to be convinced that new practices were beneficial. The cooperation of SCS, ASCS, and other agencies facilitated the work of introducing new practices, such as disking, root plowing, seeding of new grasses, and range management practices. Farmers also benefited from new practices. Construction of Falcón Dam...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 224–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of access to and ownership of environmental resources, as well as the resources used, influenced the implementation of the reform. The article also considers the problem of the real outcomes of state planning. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Notes 1. Jean-Pierre Jessenne, Pablo F. Luna...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 324–361.
Published: 01 July 2020
... and why the differing systems emanating from them affected animal industries over the twentieth and into the twenty-first century. Looking at methodology through the lens of its theoretical roots provides an enriched appreciation of the interrelationship between science and practice, and also shows...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Royden Loewen Abstract This article suggests that the idea of "modernization," the uni-linear transition from peasantry to commercial agriculture, has shaped much of the writing of rural immigrant communities during the twentieth century. It also suggests that the history of immigrant and ethnic...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 430–436.
Published: 01 October 2009
... families, she also showed how cooperation in work generated and sustained radical farm movements. © 2009 Agricultural History Society 2009 NOTES 1 Mary Neth, Preserving the Family Farm: Women, Community, and the Foundations of Agribusiness in the Midwest, 1900-1940 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 503–527.
Published: 01 October 2009
... protagonists.Through these stories, farm women found validation and encouragement to persevere. Reading also broadened horizons and challenged assumptions. For the depression-era farm woman, reading books and other materials provided recreation, instruction, and inspiration in a discouraging time. © 2009...