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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by Herbert Hoover, the American Relief Administration sent food, clothing, and medicine to the Soviets, while the so-called radical relief groups demanded a more “permanent rehabilitation” of Soviet agriculture and sought to ship technologies and agricultural specialists. These visions were guided by more...
Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 608–635.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... With the Great Depression came new discussions about the relationship between food health and poverty. Providing healthy food for those most in need became a question of poor relief and social equity. Bread became one of the central food commodities in these discussions because bread carried both material...
Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jacqueline McGlade Abstract Recently, agriculture has assumed an elevated role in world diplomacy due to pressing issues like international poverty relief, changing environmental conditions, farm trade imbalances, rising food prices, and the diversion of crops into bio-fuel production. Consequently...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 April 2015
... on Food for Humanity, a program it began with partner radio station WlS encouraging farmers to increase production and help feed those living in warzones. alongside articles encouraging hard work, the biblical basis for sharing food, and how food relief would shape the world s future, the newspaper...
Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 464–466.
Published: 01 August 2022
... international relief agencies, and, on the other hand, she places Nicaraguan consumers at the center of her analysis. The main premise of the book is that “insufficient access to food contributed to the rise and demise of the Nicaraguan Revolution” (5). Berth develops this thesis over six chronological...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 170–171.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to organize the shipping and distribution of US food supplies to European war zones. The American Relief Administration (ARA) and the Children s Relief Bureau (CRB), under Hoover s leadership, managed to transport significant quantities of grains and other foods to American allies. In the process, Hoover...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 498–500.
Published: 01 July 2020
... of money, food, and supplies to send to famine zones hundreds of miles away. Moreover, competing independent regional and provincial warlord military governments, instead of incessantly fighting amongst each other, jointly coordinated the large-scale transport of relief grain into famine zones...
Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 164–186.
Published: 01 May 2022
... looked to the future and began to plan for food aid to Europe. The United States was one of the few countries situated to offer relief. The message that the United States had an obligation to feed the world reverberated after the war ended. Food and most everything else were rationed in Great Britain...
Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 417–418.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Calestous Juma The Birth of Development: How the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization, and World Health Organization Changed the World, 1945-1965 . Amy L. S. Staples . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 2008 BookReviews land conversion. There are multiple policy...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 623–625.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Agricultural History Fall For a variety of reasons, the field of agricultural history is experiencing a miniboom these days. Growing public interest in food and food culture, the confluence of agricultural history and another popular specialization environmental history and increasing concerns over...
Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 94–116.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and Water however, began to trade items such as salt or grain in nearby Japanese-controlled areas, and some even sold their guns to the enemy. Without food to eat, what use are guns? asked Tian. it was often said that there was a relief fund, he continued, but no one ever came to distribute relief. Tian...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Kent Curtis Book Reviews 171 War II essentially postponed that discussion by creating an urgent demand for US commodities. The author details the development of US food aid to Europe during the 1940s and early 50s from the brief United Nation s Relief and Recovery Administration (UNRRA...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 589–590.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Mark Swislocki Book Reviews Asia Food and Environment in Early and Medieval China. By E. N. Anderson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 352 pp., $45.50, hardback, ISBN 978-0-8122-4638-4. With this major publication E. N. Anderson comes full circle in a career that began...
Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 236–237.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Christopher A. Conte Challenging Nature: Local Knowledge, Agroscience, and Food Security in Tanga Region, Tanzania . Philip W. Porter . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 Book Reviews Africa ChallengingNature:Local Knowledge,Agroscience,and Food Security inTanga Region...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 545–552.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Market: Food and Ethnicity in Atlanta, Southern Cultures 13, no.4 (2007): 45 58. 13. See Steve Striffler, Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America s Favorite Food (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005). 14. See A. Adam-Bradford, Femke Hoekstra, and René van Veenhuizen, Linking Relief...
Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 606–607.
Published: 01 October 2014
... observed study of a Hawke s Bay sheep station. i was also surprised that geographers are now talking about the more-than-human turn when geography has surely always involved the study of humans in relation to weather, relief, and environment (17 18). These matters of disciplinary coyness aside, the book...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 496–498.
Published: 01 July 2020
... histories. Jackson R. Perry Georgetown University Famine Relief in Warlord China. By Pierre Fuller. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University East Asia Center, 2019. 362 pp. $34.95, paperback, ISBN 977-0674-24114-5. Fuller s Famine Relief in Warlord China is a social history that uses the case of the 1920 North...
Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 393–403.
Published: 01 April 2000
... membership was also reluctant to take the initiative in creating food reserves for famine relief or for use as buffer stocks. When, in 1953, a group of five nongovernmental experts suggested a sys? tem of nationally held buffer stocks administered by the FAO that would provide an emergency reserve in case...
Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., 1994,and its remaining staffmembers moved to other parts of the ERS. Lowell joined the Rural and Food Economics research group, where he was allowed to continue his work as executive secretary-treasurer of the Society. He also contributed to continuing work on rural and food issues...
Agricultural History (2004) 78 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 October 2004
..., "Creation of the Shenandoah National Park," 67 29 L. Ferdinand Zerkel to William Carson, Dec. 5, 1930, Box 445, Entry 7, RG79, NARA Nan Woodruff , As Rare as Rain: Federal Relief in the Great Southern Drought of 1930–31 (Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1985 ), 145 William E...