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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 673–675.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Michael Pasquier Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South: Two Centuries of Catastrophe, Risk, and Resilience . Edited by Cindy Ermus . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2018 . 216 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8071-6710-6. © 2020 Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Bode Morin Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters . By Duncan Maysilles . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2011 . 344 pp., $39.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8078-3459-6 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 467–468.
Published: 01 October 2006
... conception of historyitself" He goes on to argue that the relative brevity of North American history means that the longue dur6e of the Annales school of Europeanhistoriansis less suited to it than is the notion of "the dramaof human struggleagainst alien peoples and environments In this narrative,disasters...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Robert Suits Abstract This article explores the role of early migrant workers (“harvest hands” or “hoboes”) in the American wheat industry. It argues that the constant threat of drought and other climatic disasters created a state of climate precarity for workers. In the variable climate...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 94–116.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Chinese media. It compares rural and urban experiences of the disaster and examines local perspectives on the efficacy of the flood relief projects organized by the Chinese government. This paper finds that while the wartime Nationalist state did not abandon the inundated area, its state-building efforts...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Geoff Burrows Abstract The Great Depression in Puerto Rico was marked by interconnected infrastructural, environmental, and socioeconomic crises caused by the global economic contraction and two devastating natural disasters, the San Felipe and San Ciprián hurricanes of 1928 and 1932. After 1935...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 675–677.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Anna Katharine Mansfield Crush: The Triumph of California Wine . By John Briscoe . Reno : University of Nevada Press , 2018 . 347 pp., $34.95 , hardback, IBSN 978-1-9438-5949-8. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Book Reviews 675 leaving our understanding of disasters...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Disaster) to coal related incidences, the reader feels the presence of coal permeating nearly every aspect of the author's life both material and psychological. Included are both humorous anecdotes and touching accounts of personal tragedy. Most of the book is a whimsical walk down memory lane. The author...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 546–548.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., Hannah Holleman weaves together the insatiable appetite of imperialist societies for conquest and profit with the vulnerability of global farmscapes to exploitative forces. In doing so, she highlights humanity s inability to prevent ecological disaster without a revolutionary change in culture. The Dust...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Nicholas Buchanan The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology . Carroll Pursell . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Agricultural History Winter horrificmine disasters, and the important rolewomen played insupportingmin ers.The appendices include accounts...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 601–603.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... Additionally, she suggests that the country s response to the event demonstrates the influence of modernity as science replaced more traditional arguments to explain the disaster. Before the waters of the Mississippi overwhelmed the levee system created to control the river, swept away rural communities...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 176–204.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... 32. Boukhobza, “Nomadisme et colonization,” 35; Lehuraux, Le nomadisme et la colonization , 1-4. 33. Additional scholarship on natural disasters in medieval and early modern Anatolia and North Africa includes Halil İnalcık and Donald Quataert, An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 536–537.
Published: 01 July 2021
... societies. This chapter examines the social and cultural context of discards and the growing problem of discards for homes, municipalities, nations, and global spaces. The Book Reviews 537 Disasters of Chapter Four provide some of the most dramatic examples of envirotech analysis. Hurricane Katrina...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 625–626.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Imagination. By Richard M. Mizelle Jr. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. 224 pp., $25.00, paperback, ISBN 979-0-8166-7926-3. Few disasters in American history match the scope and destructive power of the Mississippi River Flood of 1927. Swollen by months of heavy rains, the river broke through...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 672–673.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., resemble the general and if not, that the general needs to be rethought. John Hayes Augusta University Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South: Two Centuries of Catastrophe, Risk, and Resilience. Edited by Cindy Ermus. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2018. 216 pp., $45.00, hardback, ISBN...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 386–412.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., “Mt. Tambora, Climatic Changes, and China’s Decline in the Nineteenth Century,” Journal of World History 23, no. 3 (Sept. 2012): 587-607. On the connections between disasters and insurgencies, see Kang Peizhu, Zaihuang yu wan Qing zhengzhi (Beijing: Beijing daxue chubanshe, 2002), 93-105; Zhang...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 694–697.
Published: 01 October 2021
... colonials in the eighteenth-century Caribbean responded more to the region s natural disasters than the heat. Many eighteenth-century constructions were built with hurricanes and earthquakes in mind, exemplified through low building mass with wide foundations, complex plans such as the T-shape...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 609–615.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., and natural disasters. They now found themselves unable to meet their financial obligations to FmHA—and many who managed to find resources to pay sped-up repayment schedules on their loans were left with no money for food and other essentials, contrary to FmHA policy. Facing threats of foreclosure from...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 351–382.
Published: 01 August 2023
... aid money given to agricultural disasters Dues paid by farmers with taxes Daynaud, de Cassagnac, Fauré, and Peyrusse January 1893 Hail, frost, flood Mandatory with additional voluntary insurance that could give those who participated extra coverage in bad years Existing land tax put...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Transformed begins in London on the eve of the 1666 fire. Mulry tracks how the dual disasters of plague and fire influenced how officials and Londoners conceived of the city, its urban spaces, and its inhabitants. As disease circulated among residents, officials quickly blamed the city's poor. In public...