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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 22–50.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Francisco Vidal Luna; Herbert S. Klein; William Summerhill Abstract This study, based on an extraordinary agricultural census carried out in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, in 1905, analyzes both the importance and the structure of the fazendas (coffee plantations) in that state and shows...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 270–271.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Steven C. Topik Organic Coffee: Sustainable Development by Mayan Farmers . Maria Elena Martinez-Torres . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 AgriculturHalistory Spring enjoying the fruitsof an Olmec farmer's labor. However, their subsistence varied over themillennium...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Anne G. Hanley Coffee and Transformation in São Paulo, Brazil . By Mauricio A. Font . Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books , 2010 . 396 pp., $85.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-7391-4750-4 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 2013 Book Reviews smoothly written and highly...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 664–667.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Steven Topik The Saints of Progress: A History of Coffee, Migration, and Costa Rican National Identity . By Carmen Kordick . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2019 . 296 pp. $49.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8173-2002-7. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Featured...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 538–565.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Lowell Gudmundson Abstract During the second half of the twentieth century Costa Rica experienced two related and profound changes in its historically dominant coffee sector: the rise and consolidation of a producer co-op movement with its own processing and marketing capacity in the 1960s...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Carmen Kordick Couryc1@southernct.edu Costa Rica after Coffee: The Co-op Era in History and Memory . By Lowell Gudmundson . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2020 . 176 pp., $28.00 , paperback, ISBN 9780807176412. Copyright © 2023 the Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Piraífrom other coffee-producing areas that suffered from ecological devastation. By 1900 the land’s loss of fertility precluded further plantation agriculture in Barra do Pir aí, leading to the transition from lucrative coffee cultivation to dairy farming based on meager capital inputs. Compared...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 557–559.
Published: 01 October 2013
... States. James Lapsley University of California Davis Latin America Coffee and Transformation in Sa o Paulo, Brazil. By Mauricio A. Font. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2010. 396 pp., $85.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-7391-4750-4. Coffee and Transformation debunks one of the major myths of Brazilian history...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 306–307.
Published: 01 April 2007
.... Other plants-such as coffee and tea, sugarcane and cacao, peppers and ginger-make our days brighter, sweeter, and spicier. Yet, 306 2007 Book Reviews plant pathogens can rapidly transform the economic, social, and political health of mankind. Coffee rust is one example of a pathogen with a history...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 January 2011
... larger work. See, also, James C. Giesen , “‘The Truth about the Boll Weevil’: The Nature of Planter Power in the Mississippi Delta,” Environmental History 14 ( Oct. 2009 ): 683 – 704 . 8. I define the region of southeastern Alabama as the counties of Barbour, Bullock, Coffee...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 52–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
...., The Second Conquest of Latin America: Coffee, Henequen, and Oil during the Export Boom, 1850–1930 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998 ) Warren Dean, "The Green Wave of Coffee: Beginnings of Tropical Agricultural Research in Brazil (1885–1900)" Hispanic American Historical Review69 (1989): 91 -115...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 July 2004
... de? velopment, before the growing dominance of coffee in the second half of the nineteenth century, has been little studied. Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein successfully remedy this historical oversight in their well-researched and written monograph. In their work, Luna and Klein thoroughly...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 November 2022
... expansion during the nineteenth century: the world of cotton in the lower Mississippi Valley of the United States, sugar plantations in the interior of Cuba, and the coffee zone in the Paraíba Valley of Brazil. Each region became a world leader in the production of their respective crops during what one...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 560–562.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the dominant party in the nation s wealthiest state produced presidents who worked against coffee interests and lost control of the national machine in the 1930 coup. His book is a very good study of how economic diversification helped modernize Brazilian politics. Coffee and Transformation bills itself...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 703–705.
Published: 01 October 2021
... extensive background in economic and Caribbean history and a 704 Agricultural History new, impressively large, and well-structured dataset. Created from previously unused tax records covering a period of three decades, their sources include 73,256 coffee, tobacco, and sugar-based properties. Within...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 301–303.
Published: 01 April 2020
... between the two countries to considering its importance as a site of internal and external migration. Subsequently, the book explores how the surveying of lands belonging to municipalities and indigenous pueblos was carried out as a prelude to the opening up of lands needed for coffee production. Likewise...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 829–830.
Published: 01 October 2000
... egalitarian society. The 1930s brought nascent market relations, as many families turned to coffee farming. But coffee pro? duction did not lift the area out of poverty, and by the 1960s and 1970s some residents chose to participate in church- and state-run development projects, initiatives that often had...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 568–599.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., “Plantación, Plantaciones. Cuba En Los 1880,” Caravelle 85 (Dec. 2005): 63. Important examples of Cuban slave studies outside of sugar are William Van Norman, Shade-Grown Slavery: The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in Cuba (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2012); and Theresa A. Singleton...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 557–558.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., coffee, sugar, bananas, rubber, henequen, and finally cocaine marked their regions and countries of origin; theproducers, traders, and financers; and in the case most notably of coffee, cacao, and cocaine, the end users. The organization of the chapters follows a semi-chronological order that conveys...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 July 2011
... to a lucrative market, which generated an expansion of local land ownership and local and non-American capitalist interests. During the nineteenth century agrarian capitalism flourished in Puerto Rico.Throughout the island, sugar, tobacco, and coffee production served as indicators of an export-oriented economy...