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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 308–310.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Emily Prifogle The Fault Lines of Farm Policy: A Legislative and Political History of the Farm Bill . By Jonathan Coppess . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2018 . 522 pp., $65.00 , hardcover, ISBN 978-1-4962-0512-4. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 308...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 531–552.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Wayne Anderson Abstract The 1980s Farm Crisis began receiving national attention in the middle of the decade in large part because of Hollywood films such as Country and the star-studded Farm Aid concert. However, religious leaders and organizations had already started to warn of an impending...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Wendy Mitchinson And on That Farm He Had a Wife: Ontario Farm Women and Feminism, 1900–1970 . Monda Halpern . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews / 731 quickly recovered from about 8,000 in 1919 to a peak of 25,000 by 1921. Unfortunately, the AWIU went...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 164–186.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., but the Victory Farm Volunteers, a program of the federal US Crop Corps, have been largely overlooked, despite the numbers of urban youth who participated. This study examines the program as it was carried out in the states of the Great Plains, particularly its relationship to 4-H and its impact on farm...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Abstract In the early years of the twentieth century, rural America faced a population crisis as young people increasingly left farms for cities. Progressive reformers responded to this crisis with various suggestions meant to more firmly attach youngsters to their rural roots...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2012
... retained an agrarian foundation, such as on-farm recreation, would solve multiple societal problems, including rural poverty, the disappearance of the small farm, agricultural surplus, lack of outdoor recreational space for urban and suburban Americans, and urban blight. This article explains how and why...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 465–474.
Published: 01 April 2000
...: Defining Work in the Rural Midwest," Journal of Social History27 (Spring1994): 563 -77 Katherine Jellison , Entitled To Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913–1963 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993 ) Frances M. Shaver , "Women, Work, and Transformations...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Barbara Steinson On Behalf of the Family Farm: Iowa Farm Women's Activism since 1945 . By Jenny Barker Devine . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2013 . 201 pp., $19.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-60938-149-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Katherine Jellison Abstract During World War II, the United States needed to raise a sufficient military force while at the same time maintaining a sizeable farm labor force to meet increased wartime production goals. At a time when the word farmer was emphatically gendered male, and many farming...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 433–435.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Joan M. Jensen Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors . Frank Smoot . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2007 BookReviews government's agricultural and industrial policies from 1940 onward. In es sence,Wright concluded that theMexican...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Sean W. Gouglas The Farm on the North Talbot Road . Allan G. Bogue . Copyright 2004 Agricultural History Society 2004 252 / Agricultural History The authors point out that evidence of terracing should not be taken to imply larger harvests. The topic of terraces is an essential one...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 314–316.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Kelly Kean Sharp Catfish Dream: Ed Scott’s Fight for His Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta . By Julian Rankin . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2018 . 160 pp., $24.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8203-5359-3. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 314...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 650–652.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Anne Effland Anne.effland@gmail.com American Agriculture: From Farm Families to Agribusiness . By Mark Wetherington . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield , 2021 . 240 pp., $38.00 , hardback, ISBN 9781442269279 . Copyright © 2022 the Agricultural History Society 2022...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 512–530.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Abstract The Farm Crisis of the 1980s was not just an economic crisis, but an identity crisis for the two-thirds of Iowa farm families that risked losing their livelihoods. Confronted with a situation that was well outside of their control, they sent thousands of letters...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 January 2001
...David E. Hamilton The Making of the 1996 Farm Act . Lyle P. Schertz and Otto C. Doering III . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 124 / Agricultural History chapters before tackling the body of her often dense (but always lucid) book. Here, she outlines...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 430–436.
Published: 01 October 2009
...GREY OSTERUD Abstract Mary Neth’s 1995 book, Preserving the Family Farm: Women, Community, and the Foundations of Agribusiness in the Midwest, 1900-1940, made a major contribution to the analysis of the connections between gender and the political economy that shaped farm women’s lives and fueled...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 503–527.
Published: 01 October 2009
...LISA R. LINDELL Abstract During the Great Depression, with conditions grim, entertainment scarce, and educational opportunities limited, many South Dakota farm women relied on reading to fill emotional, social, and informational needs. To read to any degree, these rural women had to overcome...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 545–546.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Edward F. Haas Remember My Sacrifice: The Autobiography of Clinton Clark, Tenant Farm Organizer and Early Civil Rights Activist . Elizabeth Davey and Rodney Clark . © 2009 Agricultural History Society 2009 2009 Book Reviews RememberMy Sacrifice:The Autobiographyof ClintonClark...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Jon Lauck A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture since 1929 . Paul K. Conkin . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Winter mabuocuhtalsoWcalenfadremllBeerrsfr,ayromrWeressm'Jaarckkestos-no,risnoenoe...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Kristofer Ray The Ramseys at Swan Pond: The Archaeology and History of an East Tennessee Farm . Charles H. Faulkner . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 2010 BookReviews TheRamseysatSwanPond:TheArchaeologyandHistoryofan EastTennessee Farm.ByCharlesH. FaulknerK. noxvilleU...