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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 687–689.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Timothy Lorek Marijuana Boom: The Rise and Fall of Colombia’s First Drug Paradise . By Lina Britto . Oakland : University of California Press , 2020 . 352 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-5203-2547-0. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Book Reviews 687 Marijuana Boom...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Nick Johnson Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico's War on Drugs . By Isaac Campos . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina , 2012 . 331 pp., $39.50 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8078-3538-8 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Agricultural History Winter...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 327–351.
Published: 01 July 2010
...KENDRA SMITH-HOWARD Abstract New ways of understanding milk purity accompanied the introduction of veterinary antibiotics to the dairy farm. Antibiotics—once viewed as substances that could rid milk of bacterial hazards—became understood as food adulterants when residues of the drugs were detected...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 April 2005
... bought chocolate; but many people bought tea, tobacco, sugar, and salt, evidently at standard levels for contemporary British society. As time went by, a growing range of products appear among purchases, notably many drugs and medications. The evidence is also read for indications of what families made...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Agricultural History Winter survey of US agricultural history from 1860 1960 that could serve researchers working in other fields. Todd M. Kerstetter Texas Christian University Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico s War on Drugs. By Isaac Campos. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2012. 331...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 320–341.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., was not only easier to cultivate than B. vulgaris; pound-for-pound, it was also far more valuable. Hernandez sold wholesale amounts of the flowering tops of the drug plants to dealers in Denver, and apparently made some sales in the city himself. Money from these illegal transactions paid 322 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 146–172.
Published: 01 April 2016
... , “In Search of Salmonella's Smoking Gun,” Science 226 ( Oct. 1984 ): 30 – 32 ; Anastasia Toufexis , “Linking Drugs to the Dinner Table,” Time ( Sept. 1984 ): 77 ; Holmberg and Mitchell L. Cohen to Ken Senger, Apr. 14, 1983, carton 52, Thomas H. Jukes Papers, ca. 1960–2000, Bancroft...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 623–626.
Published: 01 October 2003
... to public health. To simplify this task, the book is separated into three themes: economic models to study the use (and abuse) of antibiotics and pesticides; the economic impact of resistance; and regulatory incentives that may influence how and when industry produces new drugs and pesticides, instead...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 277–278.
Published: 01 October 2012
.... 277 Agricultural History Fall Through fieldwork, Chouvy shows that eradication efforts in one location create the right conditions for the development of the opium economy in others. This view is not especially groundbreaking. The drug production literature contains many case studies that highlight...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... Campos is also hesitant to acknowledge that in many of these cases, violence is more likely attributed to overindulgence in alcohol, a much stronger drug. These are not the only misleading claims in the book; Campos also incorrectly identifies the marijuana-yielding Cannabis species as Cannabis sativa...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 455–456.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... The book is at its best when it unveils the power of nutrition experts, who often played a key role in the relationship between business and government. An excellent example is Harvey W. Wiley, a primary author of the 1906 Food and Drug Act and, from 1883 to 1912, the chief of the USDA s Bureau...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 628–629.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the political history of food regulation from the turn of the twentieth century to today. She examines the path to the first federal food safety law, the Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906, and how subsequent amendments and refinements have done little to make the foods Americans eat safer. She argues...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 278–280.
Published: 01 October 2012
... History Fall Through fieldwork, Chouvy shows that eradication efforts in one location create the right conditions for the development of the opium economy in others. This view is not especially groundbreaking. The drug production literature contains many case studies that highlight the need for long-term...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 456–458.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the power of nutrition experts, who often played a key role in the relationship between business and government. An excellent example is Harvey W. Wiley, a primary author of the 1906 Food and Drug Act and, from 1883 to 1912, the chief of the USDA s Bureau of Chemistry. When drafting the bill that would...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 531–535.
Published: 01 July 2021
... pathogens remain the source of much disease today. Vaccination for yellow fever is highly effective, and recent reports suggest that good vaccine candidates for malaria may be available in the coming years, replacing the current regimen of prophylactic drugs. Tuberculosis, a disease that has ravaged society...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 239–246.
Published: 01 April 2017
...) and made enough money to buy a nice house and a succession of new cars. If his grandparents were not wealthy, neither were they poor. Their son and their youngest daughter likewise found relative success, but Vance s mother, a nurse, struggled with addictions to alcohol and then prescription drugs. She...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 560–561.
Published: 01 October 2011
... searches for drugs or explosives to looking for fruit, vegetables, and meat. Given the authority that commissioned this work, it is understandable that the initial emphasis on quarantine against ship-borne human disease moves quite rapidly to border protection against animal and plant diseases and pests...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 April 2011
... to measure what quantity of the drug was the threshold dose, below which humans would be exposed to no cancer risk. But the story gets complicated. The threat of cancer so dominated the last half century of public discourse that other possible implications and dosages were initially ignored. It turns out...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 751–752.
Published: 01 October 2019
... palm plantations are spreading across the country at a rapid clip, thanks to a strange conjunction: European biofuel mandates, the USA s Plan Colombia campaign to eradicate coca, the demobilization of guerrillas and remobilization of paramilitaries, and the need among elites to launder drug money...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 615–616.
Published: 01 October 2003
... of sociology at Vanderbilt University, offers that his book owes much to William Bryant Logan's multifaceted Dirt: The Excitable Skin ofthe Earth (1995), a series of essays connecting soil science to composting, geology with childhood ambitions to "dig a hole to China," and dirt to drugs. Lang argues...