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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Drawing on a broad range of archival records, this paper explores the three main factors that encouraged the Canadian government in this course: growing doubts about the wisdom of isolating communist China; mounting anger at Washington, DC’s use of subsidized wheat sales to capture traditional Canadian...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 273–274.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Sean Gouglas Bound in Twine: The History and Ecology of the Henequen-Wheat Complex for Mexico and the American and Canadian Plains, 1880–1950 . Sterling Evans . © 2009 Agricultural History Society 2009 2009 BookReviews a usefulintroductiotnoall thingscitrusA. nd itmayinspirea...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 775–798.
Published: 01 October 2000
...," Canadian Cattlemen (June1938): 2 , 27 Farm and Ranch Review , June1932 3 Canada , " Thirtieth Annual Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce ," Sessional Papers, no. 5, 1923 T. W. Thomlinson , "The United States Tariff Act of 1922," Farm and Ranch Review , 10...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Joshua MacFadyen Growing Resistance: Canadian Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat . By Emily Eaton . Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press , 2013 . 208 pp., $27.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-88755-744-6 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 2015...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Sterling Evans Abstract For nearly sixty years, roughly 1880 to 1950, before the affordability and wide-spread use of combines, grain production in the American and Canadian Great Plains was dependent on harvesting with binders. Binders cut the grain stalks and then tied them into bundles...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 482–484.
Published: 01 October 2006
... in its historicalcontext. Adam Spencer Universityof Nottingham The Bar U & Canadian Ranching History. By Simon M. Evans. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2004. 390 pp., $34.95, paperback, ISBN 155238-134-x. The term "definitive"is often used to describe authoritativeand exhaustive works in a given...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 April 2005
... (July1985): 397 -416 4 A. W. Chase , Dr. Chase’s Recipes; or ... about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes , 2 nd Canadian ed. (London, Ont: E. A. Taylor, 1867 ), 176 Barry M. Gough , ed., The Journal of Alexander Henry the Younger 1799–1814 (Toronto: Champlain Society, 1992...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 419–420.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Richard W. Slatta The Cowboy Legend: Owen Wister’s Virginian and the Canadian-American Frontier . By John Jennings . Calgary : University of Calgary Press , 2015 . 272 pp., $39.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-55238-528-9 . © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 2016 Book...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 594–595.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Thomas D. Isern White Settler Reserve: New Iceland and the Colonization of the Canadian West . By Ryan Eyford . Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press , 2017 . 272 pp., $32.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-7748-3159-8 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 594...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 493–521.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Peter A. Russell Abstract The absence of dry farming techniques is the key element that many Canadian scholars use to explain the decade of delay in the agricultural development of the prairie region after the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. They have assumed that American...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of Australia, a region more environmentally suited to the Texas system, failed even more quickly than their western Canadian counterparts. To explain this, Elofson argues that the outback frontier presented insurmountable problems for ranchers in the early years (39). These included high costs...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 404–428.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jason McCollom Abstract In the 1920s, Canadian farmers created the world’s most successful large-scale wheat marketing organization, or wheat “pool.” In doing so, they built upon two decades of interprovincial and national cooperative endeavors, providing the pool movement a firm foundation. During...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 311–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-century agricultural adjustment on the Canadian prairies. This paper explores how the PFRA’s technical experts conceptualized and experienced their involvement in the development of irrigation projects in northern Ghana, both in early optimistic moments and in the face of mounting challenges. I examine...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 656–681.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and have maintained their language and culture. The three original colonies, established along the James River in Dakota Territory in 1874, have grown to number some five hundred colonies distributed across five states and four Canadian provinces. This article describes and evaluates the contribution...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 462–477.
Published: 01 October 2005
... explanation of how all these conditions came together in the high-bred horse business on one very large ranch in southern Alberta. The author’s central argument is frontier ranching proved uneconomic in this case and thus in many others on both sides of the Canadian/American border. Copyright 2005...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 511–544.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Taylor Spence Abstract This research demonstrates how a European plant, Cirsium arvense , common to North America since the sixteenth century and commonly considered a weed, became “Canadian” when Early National Americans labeled it the Canada thistle in the years leading up to the War of 1812...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 333–354.
Published: 01 April 2003
... between the Mi’kmaq and the British government guaranteed his right to fish for commercial purposes. The British and, later, the Canadian governments accorded little priority to these treaties, despite repeated protests by the Mi’kmaq. The Supreme Court’s decision caught most observers by surprise...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 244–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
... historical context of Métis ethnogenesis, mobility, changing land use practices, and genealogy. Following multiple generations of the Bruce family as the owners of this violin, we can begin to understand its transformative role in the Canadian Northwest as it moved from the mobility of the fur trade...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 172–189.
Published: 01 April 2018
... eclipsed by the rubber-tired tractor. But not all farming histories follow this familiar narrative. Old Colony Mennonites, who had left the Canadian prairies to establish farming colonies in Northern Mexico in the 1920s, sacralized the steel-wheeled tractor as a symbol of tradition at midcentury...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 616–617.
Published: 01 July 2002
... with its exhibition on "The Canadian Cowboy." This book contains nine of the conference papers, most of which touch on the question of whether the Canadian ranching frontier differed significantly from the American. The essay by Alan McCullough attests Canadian difference by describing the career of Fred...