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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Neil Clayton Abstract This paper examines the effectiveness of applied science in a case study of two aspects of livestock and human poisoning in New Zealand, from the earliest European contact in the 1770s through to the 1950s. It considers the role and value of government science first...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 366–392.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., and animal scientists that these could be applied in the tropical Americas with ease. This assumption contributed to a wave of foreign ranching investment in semi-tropical Mato Grosso, Brazil, beginning in the early twentieth century. However, such a view failed to consider the specific characteristics...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 140–154.
Published: 01 April 2004
.... Analyzed together, these three grants complicate our understanding of the northern borderlands, a term rarely applied to the far reaches of Alta California. Anglo and Hispanic grantees fostered a corrupt land grant system and permitted it to persist because it ultimately benefited them--Anglos more than...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2010
... ’correct’ view. "The wicked problem construct is applied to four core ideas in the history of agricultural development—small farms, cash crops, agrarian ideals, and international development—to demonstrate the potential for using this concept to approach complex problems of historical interpretation...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 288–310.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the peasants themselves. The article further argues that Gómez Morín’s ideas changed rather dramatically when put into practice. Administrators were concerned with the pragmatic issues of making sure ejidatarios amortized their debts appropriately and applied their loans to the crops the federal government...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 351–382.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., agricultural insurance was among the first and most frequently debated aspects of nineteenth-century attempts to apply insurance to the “social question.” This article explores what François Ewald has termed the “insurantial imaginary” of agricultural insurance by examining debates about which threats could...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 132–171.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and deliberately sought to better institutionalize human rights, reevaluating existing military, security, and foreign economic policies in light of this commitment. However, significant changes within the federal bureaucracy, increased interagency coordination, and the process of applying conditions to aid placed...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Richard Broome Abstract Agricultural societies have precursor societies that can be misrepresented in the process of writing agricultural history. Also, the interest in environmental history on labor and nature is rarely applied to Indigenous workers. This article addresses these two issues...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 297–321.
Published: 01 July 2011
... despite a number of finely nuanced studies of ecology's origins. But if “applied ecology” once effectively meant agriculture, over the course of the first decades of the twentieth century the relationship between ecology and scientific agriculture grew strained. Agriculturists narrowed their focus...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that sought to apply the ideology of multiple use, which formed the heart of public land conservation policy for private lands. Key policymakers, most notably Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman, used the conference and the subsequent years to argue that adjusting agricultural lands to new uses that still...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 22–50.
Published: 01 January 2016
... dynamic regions, utilized plows or similar equipment or applied chemical fertilizers. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 NOTES 1. For studies on coffee districts, see, Stanley J. Stein , Vassouras: A Brazilian Coffee County, 1850–1900: The Roles of Planter and Slave in a Plantation...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 512–544.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... The article begins with an overview of the global arc of modern Jewish agrarianization, which at its height encompassed hundreds of thousands of farmers settled on millions of acres. It continues with a set of applied “lessons” from these organized resettlement projects that grew in a variety of political...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 July 2005
... framework limited further child labor regulation in agriculture, however--not until 1974 were age and hour restrictions on children’s field work applied across the industry--thirty-five years after similar protections had been provided in other industries, and exemptions continued for children working...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 291–292.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of Missouri, through the Arkansas delta counties, and ending just below the southernmost point of The Most Southern Place on Earth. The bulk of This Delta, This Land is a very well-written and thoughtful narrative of the history of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta since c. 1870. Saikku applies his technical...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 83–114.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of Aston in Birmingham, 1987), 83 10 H. Maxwell Lefroy , "Inaugural Lecture. Applied Entomology," in Correspondence Relating to the Development of Entomological Research in the British Colonies and Protectorates, Parliamentary Papers [hereafter PP], 60 , 1912 -13, [Cd. 6429], 8 -12...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 433–450.
Published: 01 April 2000
.... 436 / Agricultural History phorous. These products are applied in amounts sufficient to provide roughly a third of a growing crop's needs, depending upon the amount of organic matter in the soil profile, with the remainder supplied by the soil's reserves of decomposing plant material...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 July 2015
... bidirectional, as reflected in the book s subtitle and articulated in the introduction, but the initial premise is still reflected in the aim for each case study to take some concept or perspective from sTs and apply it to the subject matter at hand (3). Thirteen chapters differ widely in how they interpret...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 290–291.
Published: 01 April 2007
... counties, and ending just below the southernmost point of The Most Southern Place on Earth. The bulk of This Delta, This Land is a very well-written and thoughtful narrative of the history of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta since c. 1870. Saikku applies his technical and scientific expertise in such a way...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 585–587.
Published: 01 October 2017
... celebration of the scientists closeness to the earth to the recent focus on their internationally recognized contributions to abstract theory. Later chapters detail how ideals and binaries loomed at the village level, particularly for young people who sought to apply science in agriculture. Schmalzer s...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 468–495.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., 214 T. W. Harris, A Report of the Insects of Massachusetts Injurious to Vegetation (Cambridge, Mass.: Folson, Wells, and Thurston, 1841), v. Howard, A History of Applied Entomology (Somewhat Anecdotal) (Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 1930), 536. 6 Rosenberg, "Rationalization and Reality," 401...