1-20 of 369 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 January 2020
... presents the book with its greatest strength the recognition and acknowledgement that agrarian uprisings such as that which occurred in Chihuahua in 1965 never emerge out of a vacuum. Marc Becker Truman State University The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 385–396.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Naomi R. Lamoreaux; Peter A. Coclanis Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode , Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts Over Animal Disease Control . (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016). © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 NOTES 1. John Higham...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 776–778.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Michael S. Kideckel Diet and the Disease of Civilization . By Adrienne Rose Bitar . Newark : Rutgers University Press , 2018 . 244 pp., $24.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-08135-8964-0. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 776 Agricultural History trate how decisions aimed...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Elena Conis The Chemical Age: How Chemists Fought Famine and Disease, Killed Millions, and Changed Our Relationship with the Earth . By Frank A. von Hippel . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2020 . 368 pp., $29.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-2266-9724-6. © 2021 Agricultural...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Lisa Cox Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine . Edited by Karen Brown and Daniel Gilfoyle . Athens : Ohio University Press , 2010 . 288 pp., $24.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8214-1885-7 . © the Agricultural History Society...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 393–394.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Monique Skidmore Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma . Judith L. Richell . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 Book Reviews Asia Disease andDemography inColonial Burma.By JudithL. Richell. Sin gapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2006. 352 pp., $32.00...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Lisa Cox Addressing Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control . By Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2015 . 703 pp., $49.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-674-72877-6. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 230–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
... attaining knowledge of livestock disease ecology in the region was rather conducive to British expertise, livestock marketing proved otherwise. Farmers' practices may have, at times, informed colonial agricultural practice in Africa, but this repositioning of authority did not extend to matters of local...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 481–482.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Adam Spencer A Manufactured Plague: The History of Foot and Mouth Disease in Britain . Abigail Woods . BookReviews / 481 surprisesthat come in the pursuitof truth,in choosing and doing historical research,and in relatingacademiclife to life beyond the university. Ted Ownby Universityof...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 522–549.
Published: 01 October 2007
... the soil had been depleted, the old field was abandoned for as long as twenty years. Environmental factors such as poor soils, rugged topography, and livestock diseases accounted for the persistence of this practice, more so than slavery or the availability of western lands. Shifting cultivation slowly...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 78–100.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Katrina Ford Abstract In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, biosecurity measures were implemented by many governments to protect agricultural industries from disease. These measures were informed by developments in the understanding of disease, as the science of bacteriology began...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 April 2009
... acceptance among colonial authorities in the Gold Coast was far from hegemonic. There were important dissenting colonial voices, particularly among agriculturalists, who argued that declining cocoa yields were due to plant diseases, most notably cocoa swollen shoot disease. It was based on the latter’s non...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 46–73.
Published: 01 January 2010
... services, these conventions attempted to prevent the introduction of plant diseases and pests into national territories from which they were previously absent. Second, by standardizing these practices—especially through the design of a unique certificate of inspection—the conventions attempted to eliminate...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 April 2009
... appeared on new breaking because it could be planted later and transported further without upsetting the balance of other activities and without farmers learning many new techniques. Scientists discovered that diseased soil drove flax off old land, not soil exhaustion. Circumventing the disease...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 311–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
... in which it operated, and these ultimately contributed to the agency’s decision to abandon the project. Left in the PFRA’s wake was a changed landscape defined in part by exacerbated risk of endemic disease. By examining PFRA efforts in northern Ghana, I demonstrate how a broad analytical approach—one...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 273–310.
Published: 01 May 2023
... breeding program, and wheat became the centerpiece of the Green Revolution beginning in the 1960s. This article reveals that the environmental origins of the MAP's wheat program lay in combating a plant disease fungus commonly known as wheat rust, which harmed farmers in both northern Mexico and the US...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 659–689.
Published: 01 October 2021
... helped shape racialized strategies of exclusion, justifying Indigenous dispossession and new property regimes while also posing material threats to colonizers. Nineteenth-century government-led commodification of waste and regulation of livestock and their owners mobilized dirty pigs and fears of disease...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 263–288.
Published: 01 April 2015
... parliamentary demands for the regulation of the milk industry, fueled by fears of milk-borne disease and the nutritional quality of cow's milk. Whereas historians have assumed that dairy farmers were resistant to central oversight, elite and self-labeled progressive companies such as the Aylesbury Dairy Company...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2020
... from the animal’s fur had any chance of success. Farmers encountered difficulties in breeding, disease and parasites, and feeding. To help overcome these obstacles, farmers turned to modern scientific methods aided by the establishment of an experimental farm on Prince Edward Island. The farm produced...
Journal Article
Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 379–416.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... The article makes the case for viewing wheat rust—a fungal plant disease—as a key component of the evolution and demise of the Italian occupation of Ethiopia. Thus, the colonial imaginary of wheat autarky greatly influenced the dynamics, evolution, and demise of the Italian East African Empire...