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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 68–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Sydney (Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin, 2010), 236. On the difficulties of some Australian family farmers in a later period, see Christopher Parry Soeterboek, “Who Are You to Tell Me How to Farm? Farmers and Experts in the Goulburn Valley of Victoria” (PhD diss., University of Melbourne, 2010...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 212–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Rebecca Jones; Andrea Gaynor Abstract The beginning of European-style agriculture in Australia, following colonization by Britain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, occurred at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Australian agriculture developed a precocious global export orientation...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 491–511.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Society 2018 Notes 1. Ian W. McLean , Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth ( Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2013 ), 108 – 111 . 2. Edgars Dunsdorfs , The Australian Wheat-Growing Industry, 1788–1948 ( Melbourne : Melbourne University...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 April 2008
...John Pickard Harvest of the Suburbs: An Environmental History of Growing Food in Australian Cities . Andrea Gaynor . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 Antipodes Agricultural History Spring Harvest of theSuburbs: An Environmental History of Growing Food...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 217–241.
Published: 01 April 2001
...: An Economic History of Australian Farming (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1981 ) 2 Nathan Rosenberg , Exploring the Black Box: Technology, Economics, and History (Cam¬ bridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994 ), 9 Mokyr, The Lever of Riches, 12 3 Michael Robinson , The New South...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... ): 23 – 24 ; Alex M. Cain , The Cornchest for Scotland: Scots in India ( Edinburgh : National Library of Scotland , 1986 ), 7 ; Margaret Steven, “Campbell, Robert (1769–1846),” Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University, http...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Peter Griggs Abstract Sugarcane emerged by 1884 as the most favored crop cultivated in the coastal lands of Eastern Australia between Cairns and Grafton. Initially, Australian canegrowers invested as little labor and capital as possible. Contemporary commentators, however, were very critical...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 29–53.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Margaret Cook Abstract Cotton in Australia has always been entwined with America and England. From the initial stimulus of the American War of Independence to the boost created by the boll weevil outbreak in the 1920s, the fortunes of Australian cotton producers have been shaped by American history...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Dmytro Ostapenko Abstract The wheat-farming industry developed rapidly in the British Australian colony of Victoria between the late 1840s and early 1860s. Contrary to prevailing academic views, this paper demonstrates that the 1851 gold discoveries set up favorable economic conditions...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 312–335.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... This case study emphasizes Australian and American influences more than British ones, which necessitates the reassessment of all external knowledge in the light of New Zealand’s experience. Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Notes 1 North New Zealand Settler (Auckland, 1882 -84...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
...John Pickard Abstract Post and rail fences had a relatively minor role in England in the eighteenth century, primarily to protect young hedges. However, they rapidly became the most advanced form of fences in the new Australian colonies founded in 1788 and later. The key feature is that thinned...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 494–496.
Published: 01 July 2020
... that would try to grow wheat on 300 mls of rain. [W]e must be some of the best farms in the world! (343) The Australian word mallee conjures notions of resilience, grit, dust, and the sardonic humor encapsulated in the above quote what the authors of Mallee Country calls mallee exceptionalism. This book...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 April 2013
... important grass is culturally, both within New Zealand and beyond. Libby Robin Australian National University/ Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm Asia Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture. By A. Whitney Sanford. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. 288 pp., $40.00...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Australian Wheat Frontier, 1869–1884 ( London : John Murray , 1963 ); J. M. Powell , The Public Lands of Australia Felix: Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834–1891, With Special Reference to the Western Plains ( Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1970 ). On bureaucratic management...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 290–310.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and Spoilers: Austrailians Make Their Environment ( North Sydney : George Allen and Unwin , 1981 ), 11 . 6. Christopher Cowles and D. Walker , The Art of Apple Branding: Australian Case Labels and the Industry Since 1788 ( Hobart : Apples from Oz , 2005 ), x ; Irvine Green...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., hedge sparrows, Indian mynas, and brown trout they introduced proved to be harmful to Australian ecosystems in ways similar to privately introduced rabbits, cats and foxes. Having made an intensive study of the ASV s minute and letter books and published papers and contemporary newspaper coverage...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 187–214.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to less intensively cultivate their land and to combine cropping with sheep farming. Government research encouraged new methods of cultivation in the 1940s to arrest sand drift. © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 Notes 1. Before the federation of the Australian colonies...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... “Agriculture,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW), Mar. 25, 1841 , 2 . Australian newspaper sources can be found via the Trove portal of the National Library of Australia, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q= (Accessed Aug. 8, 2016 ). Joseph Powell, Mirrors of the New...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
...: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature , ed. William Cronon ( New York : W. W. Norton & Company , 1996 ), 171 – 72 , 185 . 2. William Dampier , A New Voyage Round the World , Vol. 1 , 3rd ed. ( London : 1698 ), quoted in Sources of Australian History , ed. Manning Clark...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 404–428.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and the Saskatchewan Cooperative Wheat Producers, Folder 13, Box 1, ND-MWGA Records. 37. Information on the Australian pools is found in several pamphlets: Growers’ Questions Answered ; Manifesto of the Federated Co-operative Wheat Pools of Australia ; and Co-operative Marketing , all in Folder Misc...