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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 267–268.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Book Notes Trade, Global Policy, and the Environment. World Bank Discussion Paper No. 402. Edited by Per G. Fredriksson. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1999. 228 pp., $30.00, paperback, ISBN 0-8213-4458-7. Addresses the linkages between...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 524–545.
Published: 01 July 2002
... Convention of the American Seed Trade Association (Chicago: American Seed Trade Association, 1911 ), 60 . 31 Thomas, History of the Minnesota Crop Improvement Association, 75, 77. 32 Fitzgerald, "Farmers Deskilled," 324–43. Expertise, Book Farming, and Government Agriculture: The Origins...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Book Notes Vegetable Seed Production. By Raymond A. T. George. New York: CABI Publishing, 1999. 336 pp., $90.00, hardback, ISBN 0-85199-336-2. The production of high quality seed in developed countries is the focus of this detailed book...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Walter L. Buenger Texas Houses Built by the Book: The Use of Published Designs, 1850–1925 . Margaret Culbertson . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 248 / Agricultural History record of child life in a number of frontier locations. Many, such as the photograph of toddler...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 537.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Book Notes A Farm Heritage Album. By Cynthia Bombach Helzel. Greensburg, Penn.: Purlin Press, 2000. 119 pp., $19.95, paperback, ISBN 0-9702380-0-2. Shares the stories and photographs of fifteen Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, farm families...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 Book Notes North American Windmill Manufacturers' Trade Literature: A Descriptive Guide. Compiled and edited by T. Lindsay Baker. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999. 608 pp., $37.50, ISBN 0-8061-3045-8. This annotated bibliography...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 718–721.
Published: 01 July 2000
... Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 Book Notes Death ofthe Dream: Classic Minnesota Afton, Minn.: Afton Historical Society 1-890434-00-0. Farmhouses. Press, 1997. By William G. Gabler. 132 pp., $35.00, ISBN The dream of agricultural prosperity for family farmers in southeast Min...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 842–847.
Published: 01 October 2000
... Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 Book Notes Black Southerners, 1619-1869. By John B. Boles. 1984; reprint, Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999. 256 pp., $15.95, paperback, ISBN 0-8131-0161-1. Black Southerners, 1619-1869 is a compact examination of the African...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 36–68.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Ian Beamish Abstract This essay argues that enslavers in the mid-nineteenth-century cotton South were interested in keeping detailed records but had minimal interest in advanced accounting methods. Drawing on the record and account books produced by Thomas Affleck in Mississippi in the 1840s...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2007
.... Rather postmodernity’s concern with fragmentation and asymmetry, and the linguistic turn with its fixation on cultural invention and created mythology, seemed evident. Regional, national, and international-based studies alike reflect this new research agenda, and this article highlights seven books...
Published: 01 August 2023
on the year 1812. Barrau, Manuel des propriétaires , 406. Public domain book digitized by Google Books. More
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 503–527.
Published: 01 October 2009
... multiple obstacles. Extensive reading (whether books, farm journals, or newspapers) was limited to those who had access to publications and could make time to read. The South Dakota Free Library Commission was valuable in circulating reading materials to the state’s rural population. In the 1930s...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 430–436.
Published: 01 October 2009
...GREY OSTERUD Abstract Mary Neth’s 1995 book, Preserving the Family Farm: Women, Community, and the Foundations of Agribusiness in the Midwest, 1900-1940, made a major contribution to the analysis of the connections between gender and the political economy that shaped farm women’s lives and fueled...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 336–353.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of the organic movement, including: soil erosion, soil fertility, nutrition, and health. Crucially, it also reveals some of its more everyday preoccupations with culinary skills and recipe books. Finally, it illustrates that a detailed examination of the journal reveals some of the forgotten figures...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Catharine Anne Wilson Abstract Words are the usual focus of diary scholars. The physical diary is the focus of this article, along with the “diary-keeping” practices of Ontario-based farm men and women from 1830 to 1930. The convenient, compact, sturdy blank book was preferred by most diarists...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 331–361.
Published: 01 April 2021
... effectively than “a law on the books” from a receding semi-agrarian past. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 NOTES 1. Dorothea Lange and Paul S. Taylor, An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion (1939; rprt, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1969). The key source for Paul Taylor’s life...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 62–77.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Voionmaa. This well-known book, central to Finnish historiography and important for later studies on rural history, dealt with swidden agriculture in the Finnish interior. The article focuses on the intertwining of societal ideals, landscapes, and masculinity and shows the intersection of nationalist...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 186–199.
Published: 01 April 2015
... explores some of the possible ways to recover fleeting history using medieval illuminations, which are hand-painted illustrations in books most often unrelated to agriculture. Unglamorous technologies, agricultural processes, plant varietals, animal breeds, housing design, and variation of agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 April 2016
... messages about gender as well. Although most cookbooks came from cities, some do exist from rural areas. Analyzing their structure and content shows much about how rural housewives thought about food and about their communities. The Fannin County Home demonstration Club's Cook Book (1933) is an excellent...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 50–73.
Published: 01 January 2005
... by the 1930s. He sought to resolve the situation with his plans for a national agricultural allotment program, which eventually became the foundation for federal farm programs. His books, "The Law of Diminishing Returns (1924)" and "Balancing the Farm Output: A Statement of the Present Deplorable Conditions...