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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Macabe Keliher A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule . By Jonathan Schlesinger . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2017 . 288 pp., $65.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8047-9996-6. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Ian J. Jesse Abstract Canada experienced a surge of fur farming during the first half of the twentieth century to meet the demands of fashion. The practice was promoted as a relatively easy way in which rural people could earn great income. In the province of New Brunswick, where cash-earning...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 244–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
... historical context of Métis ethnogenesis, mobility, changing land use practices, and genealogy. Following multiple generations of the Bruce family as the owners of this violin, we can begin to understand its transformative role in the Canadian Northwest as it moved from the mobility of the fur trade...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 553–554.
Published: 01 October 2013
... competed against or cooperated with each other in the pursuit of natural resources. One can hardly understand the complicated struggles of the region and its relationship to national development without examining the role of the fur trade (which peaked between 1825 and 1845) and related activities...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 267–268.
Published: 01 April 2016
... West Company, historians have studied the colonial Canadian fur trade in remarkable detail. George Colpitts s Pemmican Empire puts these archives to work in a different but complementary direction by examining what the fur traders ate. Traveling long distances with heavy loads, compelled by short...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 177–214.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... It then fueled the hide, fur, and plume trades, activities that are almost always labeled extractive rather than agricultural. These pursuits were then displaced by agriculture, and hunting became seasonal and increasingly recreational, a practice of relatively minor significance. 1 Wildlife in farm histories...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 566–567.
Published: 01 July 2019
... to Americanize the fur trade by evicting foreign traders from its imperial domain in the West. Catton describes his approach as a kind of frontier Rashoman tale, evoking the 1950 classic Akira Kurosawa film, Rashômon, which presented conflicting narratives of a rape and murder to lay bare the subjectivity...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 207–236.
Published: 01 April 2014
... der Historischen Landeskommission für Steiermark , 1970 ); Russell , “Wie ist den Nachtheilen, welche aus dem Moorbrennen entstehen am zweckmäβigsten zu begegnen?” Journal für Landwirtschaft 1 : 2 ( 1866 ): 157 – 78 ; Georg Hanssen , Zur Geschichte der Feldsysteme in Deutschland...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 500–502.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., the Michigan Territory long remained dominated by the fur trade, which required the ongoing presence of Anishinaabe families hunting and processing the furs. Into the 1830s, the Anishinaabeg dominated the demography in most areas of the Michigan Territory. Individual stories, such as the experience...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 552–553.
Published: 01 October 2013
... who at times competed against or cooperated with each other in the pursuit of natural resources. One can hardly understand the complicated struggles of the region and its relationship to national development without examining the role of the fur trade (which peaked between 1825 and 1845) and related...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 68–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
...: Ambivalenzen der wissenschaftlichen Expertise im ausgehenden 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhundert , ed. Eric J. Engstrom et al. ( Frankfurt : Peter Lang , 2005 ), 101 – 102 ; Volker Klemm , “Die Entstehung eigenständiger Landbauwissenschaften in Deutschland (1800– 1830),” Zeitschrift für...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 567–569.
Published: 01 July 2019
... he went to work for the American Fur Company. John McLoughlin was born in Québec to Irish and Canadien parents, finding employment as an apprentice clerk and physician with the Montreal-based North West Company. Though better known as the Father of Oregon, McLoughlin spent twenty years in the fur...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 501–502.
Published: 01 October 2001
... distinct stages: the fur trade to 1870, the territorial period of general merchants and ranchers/farmers, the growing specialization of firms in the early provincial development from 1905 to World War II, big business and the consumer marketing of the early post-war period, and finally the last stage...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and detailed study of the power of Indigenous women in the Ohio River Valley is a welcome addition to the emerging scholarship on settler innocence and a reexamination of long-held myths about acquisition and settlement. Sleeper-Smith begins with a discussion about the emphasis on conflict, from the fur trade...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 268–269.
Published: 01 April 2016
... with their rich social, political, and economic details (although the details sometimes become unwieldy, especially for readers not already expert in the fur trade literature and the geography of the region). Overall, Pemmican Empire is a fascinating and impressive piece of historical scholarship, illuminating...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 October 2001
... for the sake of consistency, or to try to appeal to a nonacademic audience, is never explained. Klassen divides the history of business in Alberta into five distinct stages: the fur trade to 1870, the territorial period of general merchants and ranchers/farmers, the growing specialization of firms in the early...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 662–666.
Published: 01 November 2023
... student explored how the colonial fur trade led to broader cultural encounters in the Great Lakes region. Another explored how overtrapping and Euro-American agricultural development led to the collapse of the American Fur Company in the region. Yet another student, interested in the history of coal...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 248–252.
Published: 01 May 2022
... In my research on the exploitation of animals in southern Patagonia for furs and fibers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, I draw on Mintz when trying to understand the interplay of genetics (i.e., selective breeding), socio-ecological conditions (i.e., the particularity of places), and mass...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 502–524.
Published: 01 October 2013
... development of the woodland in Brandenburg, see, Karl Hasel and Ekkehard Schwartz , Forstgeschichte: Ein Grundriss für Studium und Praxis ( Remagen : Verlag Dr. Kessel , 2006 ), 45 – 49 , 100f ; Karl Hasel , Zur Geschichte der Forstgesetzgebung in Preuben ( Frankfurt am Main : J. D...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 91–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of a “quasi socialization of agricultural scholarly literature” in the United States. See Rümker, Das landwirtschaftliche Versuchs- und Unterrichtswesen , 27 . 63. Wahlen, “Qualitätsgrade für landwirtschaftliche Produkte,” 147 . 64. Volkart, “Kanada,” 82 . 65. Volkart, “Kanada,” 83...
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