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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 January 2017
...James Bergman Science as Service: Establishing and Reformulating Land-Grant Universities, 1865–1930 . Edited by Alan I Marcus . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2015 . 360 pp., $59.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8173-1868-0 . Service as Mandate: How American Land-Grant...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Steven D. Reschly Justin Smith Morrill: Father of the Land-Grant Colleges . Coy F. Cross II . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 128 / Agricultural History the necessity of embracing non-human dimensions of the environment. Curiously both positions appeal...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Jim Norris I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande & the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant . Mary Margaret McAllen Amberson , James A. McAllen , and Margaret H. McAllen . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 110 / Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 288–289.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Scott J. Peters Michigan Agricultural College: The Evolution of a Land-Grant Philosophy, 1855–1925 . Keith R. Widder . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Agricultural History Spring slaves challenged and satirized white attire. Through their own rituals of dancing...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nathan M. Sorber Abstract This article explores the social origins and mobility patterns of the first student cohorts at the land-grant colleges in Maine, Massachusetts, and New York. The author finds that the scientific curricula, advanced academic standards, and tuition costs at the early land...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 502–524.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of timber granting to peasants in the sovereign demesnes of the Kurmark Brandenburg from 1650 to 1850. To challenge the general understanding that peasants both remained dependent on timber grants and abused them until approximately 1800, this paper investigates the increases in peasants' share...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 293–324.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of these grants have long seethed in resentment over the steady erosion of their hold on their traditional lands and culture. This article outlines the processes of despoliation of the land grants from their original owners, and, more centrally, suggests the historical cycles of collective struggle that the heirs...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 140–154.
Published: 01 April 2004
...David Vaught Abstract This essay examines three classic Mexican land grants along Putah Creek in the lower Sacramento Valley--Rio de los Putos, Los Putos, and Laguna de Santos Callé. The first was confirmed rather routinely, the second was a "floating" claim, and the third was an out and out fraud...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 April 2007
...H. Roger Grant The Tootin’ Louie: A History of the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway . Don L. Hofsommer . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2007 Book Reviews cal profession and lay readers alike a favor by providing substantial coherence for an extremely challenging...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 691–692.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Wyn Grant The Political Economy of the Common Agricultural Policy: Coordinated Capitalism or Bureaucratic Monster? . By Fernando Collantes . Abingdon : Routledge , 2020 . 126 pp., $51.95 paperback, ISBN 978-0-3678-5820-9. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 247–262.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., however, the original land-grant universities have forgotten, perhaps even abandoned, their initial mission. Rather than offering opportunity to the diverse pastiche that comprises America, they now seek glory for themselves by coveting only the best students. In the process, their historic role...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Mark R. Schultz Abstract Oral history can enliven and deepen scholarship in agricultural history. It offers access to areas of investigation where traditional sources are scanty or uninformative. It is particularly useful for filling in the voices of women, minority groups, and the poor. It grants...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 412–438.
Published: 01 October 2005
... by a cooperative effort, which included the National Safety Council, the United States Department of Agriculture, land grant colleges, and the nation’s rural youth organizations. However, efforts to impose more stringent regulations faced resistance from farmers after the creation of the Occupational Safety...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 296–327.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., this article challenges standard narratives by highlighting extensive electrification efforts undertaken earlier by power companies and land–grant universities. While many urban utility executives viewed the rural power market with disdain, others formed an undercurrent movement that—even in an agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 January 2013
... for commercial domestic crop growing, including wheat production. The spread of wheat farming was especially rapid in the hinterland Central Victorian goldfields region. The undeveloped system of overland transportation granted newly established local farmers immunity from outside competition, whilst cheap land...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
... from the constraints of the southern states. The legislation—the Morrill Land Grant Act, establishing federally supported higher education; the Homestead Act, allowing citizens to claim federal land in the American West; and the Pacific Railway Act, allotting federal land to private companies...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 443–463.
Published: 01 October 2007
... of the United States, but none more than California, where both town sites and agricultural land were covered by Mexican land grants that took decades to define and confirm. This article tells the story of how powerful forces in California undermined squatter rights--and the heritage of the American Revolution...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 41–67.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that owned slaves increased from less than 4 percent in 1794 to 56 percent in 1810; Brasseaux , Founding , 188 – 97 . 3. The United States considered all of Louisiana to be public land except for those tracts individuals had acquired through grants from the French or Spanish governments...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 January 2001
... to the validation of that malleable prac? tice?science. William D. Rowley University ofNevada, Reno Justin Smith Morrill: Father ofthe Land-Grant Colleges. By Coy F. Cross II. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1999. 159 pp., $34.95, hardback, ISBN 0-87013-508-2. Justin Morrill represented Vermont...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 352–365.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Board to today's Freedom-to-Farm legislation. USDA and land-grant university teaching, research, and exten? sion components demonstrate the public commitment to bettering agricul? ture. But private sector responses have been less obvious. One of the most unique and enduring private initiatives has been...