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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
...April Merleaux North for the Harvest: Mexican Workers, Growers, and the Sugar Beet Industry . By Jim Norris . St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press , 2009 . 216 pp., $22.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-87351-631-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 2011 Book...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 298–320.
Published: 01 July 2005
... to the region by the rapidly expanding sugar beet industry. To address these perceived threats, state and local public officials, civic organizations, and the sugar industry launched a campaign to replace Mexican migrant laborers with local teenage workers. Hence, the number of Mexican people in the region...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Matthew C. Godfrey Matthew.godfrey@churchofjesuschrist.org Cattle Beet Capital: Making Industrial Agriculture in Northern Colorado . By Michael Weeks . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2022 . 348 pp. $60.00 , hardcover, ISBN 9781496208415 . Copyright © 2024...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 381–392.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Jack R. Preston Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 [Footnotes] 1 Grant L. Shumway , ed., History of Western Nebraska and Its People (Lincoln, Nebr.: Western Publishing & Engraving, 1921 ), 3 : 539 -40. 2 Henry T. Johnson, "History of the Beet Sugar...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 320–341.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the ones they were built for, see, Mark Fiege , Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West ( Seattle : University of Washington Press , 1999). In 1946, sugar beet growers could expect to earn an average of $13.50 per ton of their crop, while moments before he...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 494–512.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Taylor Cozzens Abstract In the mid–twentieth century many California growers required their field workers to use the short-handled hoe to thin and weed crops such as lettuce and sugar beets. With only an eight to eighteen-inch handle, this tool could be used only in a stooped position. Over time...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 404–418.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., "Hand Laborers in the Western Sugar Beet Industry," Agricultural History41 (January 1967): 22 5 Hiram Hisanori Kano , A History of the Japanese in Nebraska , ed. Gene and Sheryll PattersonBlack (Scottsbluff, Neb.: Seottsbluff Public Library, 1984 ), 4 -5. 6 Domingo H...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 188–216.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Matthew C. Godfrey Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 [Footnotes] 1 Leonard J. Arrington ’s Beet Sugar in the West: A History of the Utah-ldaho Sugar Company, 1891–1966 (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1966) Fred G. Taylor ’s A Saga...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of Illinois Press, 2009. 336 pp., $30.00, paperback, ISBN 978-0-252-07667-1. With Sweet Tyranny, author Kathleen Mapes offers a fine study of the politics of sugar, as viewed from the perspective of rural Michigan from 1900 to 1940. The sugar beet had emerged there as a golden cash crop in the late nineteenth...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 600–628.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., vol. 1, folder 1, CHL; Blackfoot First Ward, History, p. 2, LR 753 2, CHL. 11. Quotation in Leonard J. Arrington, Beet Sugar in the West: A History of the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, 1891-1966 (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1966), 54; see also Leonard J. Arrington, History of Idaho...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2011
... History Winter shows that the clash over the international sugar market was a counterpoint to arguments over immigrant labor. Cane sugar grown in the Philippines, Cuba, and Hawaii competed with the domestic sugar beet, resulting in conflicts between protectionist interests and an expansive thrust to woo...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 July 2005
... in Agriculture, 41 National Child Labor Committee, Rural Child Welfare, 61-62 18 Elizabeth S. Johnson , Welfare of Families of Sugar-Beet Laborers , US Department of Labor, Children’s Bureau Publication No. 247, May 1939 , 1 -2. 19 Johnson, Welfare of Families, 1-2 Otis E. Mulliken...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 October 2014
... unions among different cul- 616 2014 Book Reviews tural groups. The opening chapter introduces the cultural groups who resided on the oxnard Plain through the end of the nineteenth century, before the beet sugar industry transformed social, economic, cultural relations of AngloAmericans, notably...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... By Kathleen Mapes. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. 336 pp., $30.00, paperback, ISBN 978-0-252-07667-1. With Sweet Tyranny, author Kathleen Mapes offers a fine study of the politics of sugar, as viewed from the perspective of rural Michigan from 1900 to 1940. The sugar beet had emerged...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 265–266.
Published: 01 April 2013
...: cane sugar, syrup, and molasses; beet sugar; corn syrup (including high-fructose corn syrup) and dextrose; sorghum; maple sugar and syrup; honey; saccharine; cyclamate; aspartame (Equal and NutraSweet); and sucralose (Splenda). While there is no overarching narrative or extended argument for example...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 416–417.
Published: 01 July 2016
... sugars could shape whole economies and empires. After 1898 the United States had built a sugar empire of trade and tariff policies that linked Cuba, Hawai i, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico to the cane fields of Louisiana and the beet farmers of the western states. Everywhere, Merleaux shows, sugar...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 April 2013
...: cane sugar, syrup, and molasses; beet sugar; corn syrup (including high-fructose corn syrup) and dextrose; sorghum; maple sugar and syrup; honey; saccharine; cyclamate; aspartame (Equal and NutraSweet); and sucralose (Splenda). While there is no overarching narrative or extended argument for example...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of western Kansas's wheat culture and why alternative crop ping never succeeded, except for sugar beets around Garden City and Dodge City.Miner's discussion of beet development includes analysis of the introduction of irrigation to the region and the ethnic changes promulgated by beet labor.Mexican workers...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., who were recruited by railroads, meat packers, steel manufacturers, and sugar beet producers. The St. Paul barrio was initially established as a winter home for sugar beet workers in Minnesota. Although the St. Paul barrio became well-known, the first generation popu? lation of Mexicans in Minnesota...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 July 2001
...-identity movement that began in the 1960s (5). Valdes surveyed the Mexican migration to the Midwest from the late nineteenth century until the 1990s. The pre-World War I movement was dominated by single males, who were recruited by railroads, meat packers, steel manufacturers, and sugar beet producers...