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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 4. The cover of the inaugural issue of the Game Breeder , Huntington's venue for publicizing his “more game” movement. Game Breeder , April 1912. More
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 5. Game breeding attracted interest from sporting good suppliers like Abercrombie and Fitch, who touted wildlife propagation as good business in addition to sensible conservation. Advertisement, Game Breeder , April 1912, 31. More
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 8. View of the pheasant-rearing facilities at the Oregon State Game Farm. Gene M. Simpson, Pheasant Farming , 23. More
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 204–224.
Published: 01 April 2011
...John Martin Abstract This article explores the transformation of lowland game shooting from its heyday in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods to state-imposed rationalization during the Second World War. It evaluates the extent to which the interwar years constituted a period of depression...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Charles C. Alexander The Farmers' Game: Baseball in Rural America . By David Vaught . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 . 232 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-4214-0755-5 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Agricultural History Winter The Farmers...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 177–214.
Published: 01 May 2023
...figure 4. The cover of the inaugural issue of the Game Breeder , Huntington's venue for publicizing his “more game” movement. Game Breeder , April 1912. ...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2011
...David Vaught Abstract In 1907 baseball's promoters decreed that Civil War hero Abner Doubleday created the game in the village of Cooperstown, New York, in 1839. Baseball thus acquired a distinctly rural American origin and a romantic pastoral appeal. Skeptics have since presented irrefutable...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 536–558.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Julie Courtwright Abstract Rainmaking flourished on the Great Plains during the 1890s drought. A complicated hybrid of sincere belief in science and confidence games, Plains peoples' willingness to place tentative faith in the practice reflected larger insecurities about the advisability...
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 9. Selling pheasants and eggs to other breeders was an important part of many pheasant farming operations. Game Breeder , October 1918, 28. More
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 2. Market hunting, combined with habitat destruction and few hunting regulations, led to a general low point in American game populations around 1900. Hornaday, Our Vanishing Wildlife , 61. More
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 6. Chalmer Roseberry, active proponent of deer farming, feeding deer on his Missouri farm. Lantz, Raising Deer and Other Large Game Animals in the United States , facing 20. More
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 290–299.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., Brad; two brothers and five sisters; and five grandsons who were his great delight Andy, Zachary, Tag, Vann, and Walker. Over the years, we all heard stories of these boys as Fred played pirates with them, built their forts, and cheered at their baseball games. He was a proud grandfather. Finally, Fred...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... 216 pp24.95,hardback,ISBN 978-0-8032-1110-0. Sports are designed to provide fair competition or are they? Is it fair that theMinnesota Twins play eighty-one of their games in an ersatz baseball park that gives them distinct advantages? Should the grounds provide equal opportunity towin or should...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in the 1920s (76). Rasmussen likes measurement, for instance, the value of a pound of coffee (in 1897 costing three hours of work; in 2006 less than twenty minutes). But his tendency to turn social confrontations into prisoners dilemma games Iroquois vs. white; traveller vs. innkeeper; fence-builder vs. open...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 January 2006
... (then called the UCAA Championships) in the javelin. After retiring, he continued to compete in the javelin at track and field meets for seniors. In 1998 he placed second in the Nike World Masters Games in Portland. A year later he placed fourth in the National Senior Games in Orlando and, in 2001, fourth...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 622–627.
Published: 01 November 2023
...” subject. At the secondary school level, everything from card games to gummy bears has been deployed to assist students in tracking the movement of genes through the generations. 3 The level of difficulty involved in grasping Mendel's laws has important historical ramifications. Staffan Müller-Wille...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 455–456.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... The inability of extant farmland to absorb Han population pressure, the expansion of Han swidden, the collapse of game and forage populations in the Amur river basin, and the erosion of pastoral autonomy by relief infusions (among other factors) acted in concert to expand Hanspace into the ecotone...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 January 2009
... urphyBrothersShaped Baseball. By Peter Morris. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007. 216 pp24.95,hardback,ISBN 978-0-8032-1110-0. Sports are designed to provide fair competition or are they? Is it fair that theMinnesota Twins play eighty-one of their games in an ersatz baseball park that gives them distinct...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 423–424.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., these changes were accompanied by some continuity in the landscape. Although sportsmen saw their estates first and foremost as places for demonstrating prowess through the hunt and entertaining their guests, African Americans still farmed the land, albeit with the goal of maximizing game yields, not crops...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2020
... a great deal of knowledge on the subject of raising foxes. But even if farmers could raise their animals from pup to pelt, great profits were not guaranteed because they also faced a volatile commodity market. Fox farmer Henry Emmerson wrote to H. H. Ritchie, the assistant chief game warden of New...