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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and on the Great Plains. Successful apple growing in this relatively small, ecologically and economically distinct region faced many geo-specific obstacles. Although the Black Hills provided shelter from winter winds, moderated temperatures, and provided enough water—at least compared to the surrounding northern...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 383–384.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Luis H. Moreno © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 They Should Stay There: The Story of Mexican Migration and Repatriation during the Great Depression . By Fernando Saúl Alanís Enciso . Translated by Russ Davidson. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2017 . 272...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 599–600.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Story Matkin-Rawn The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900–1941 . By Bernadette Pruitt . College Station : Texas A&M University Press , 2013 . 480 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-60344-948-9 . 2015 Book Reviews pleasure to read...
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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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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 606–607.
Published: 01 October 2015
...John Hayes Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South . By Fred C. Smith . Jackson : University Press of Mississippi , 2014 . 224 pp., $60.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-61073-956-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Karen-Beth G. Scholthof Atlas of the Great Irish Famine . Edited by John Crowley, William J. Smyth, and Mike Murphy . New York : New York University Press , 2012 . 728 pp., $75.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8147-7148-8 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 446–448.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Michael Gelb After the Holodomor: The Enduring Impact of the Great Famine on Ukraine . Edited by Andrea Graziosi, Lubomyr A. Hajda, and Halyna Hryn . Cambridge : Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute/Harvard University Press , 2013 . 276 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-932650-10...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 556–557.
Published: 01 October 2010
...June Hopkins Great Depression: People and Perspectives . Hamilton Cravens . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 Agricultural History Fall In thisclearly written and superbly illustrated book, Robert Sauder exam ineswhat happened when theDawes Act intertwinedwith thework...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Richard Lowitt The Great Plains during World War II . R. Douglas Hurt . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring Thosewhofocusonfarmerws hoenduredlifeinthesouthernswamplands willappreciatethedeathtollthefamilysufferedinthemid...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 268–269.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Adam M. Sowards The Wilderness Debate Rages On: Continuing the Great New Wilderness Debate . Michael P. Nelson and J. Baird Callicott . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring outsiderwhointroducedan extensivehigh-speedinternesterverp, roviding...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2011
... employer, the Sheidley Cattle Company, grazed thousands of cattle in western Dakota Territory, many of them on Sioux Indian land. Indeed, the company owed a great deal of its success to illegal grazing on the Great Sioux Reservation. Opportunists such as Lemmon supported Indian reservations because...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Warren Elofson Abstract This paper compares the levels of violence and law breaking on the cattle frontiers of the northern Great Plains of North America and the Northern Territory of Australia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It argues that various conditions peculiar...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 441–442.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Geoff Cunfer The Big Empty: The Great Plains in the Twentieth Century . By R. Douglas Hurt . Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2011 . 344 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8165-2972-8 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 2014 Book Reviews Wells-Furby s...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Anne Effland Fighting Foreclosure: The Blaisdell Case, the Contract Clause, and the Great Depression . By John A. Fliter and Derek S. Hoff . Lawrence : University Press of Kansas , 2012 . 232 pp., $19.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-7006-1872-9 . © the Agricultural History society...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Sarah T. Phillips Transplanting the Great Society: Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace . By Kristin L. Ahlberg . Columbia : University of Missouri Press , 2008 . 280 pp., $42.50 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8262-1819-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Daniel Immerwahr The Great American Mission: Modernization and the Construction of an American World Order . By David Ekbladh . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2009 . 408 pp., $24.95 , ISBN 978-0-691-15245-5 . The Hungry World: America's Cold War Battle against...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 113–115.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Eric Steiger The Fall and Rise of the Wetlands of California's Great Central Valley . By Philip Garone . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 . 448 pp., $39.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-520-26663-6 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 268–269.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Elizabeth Dodd Prairie Fire: A Great Plains History . By Julie Courtwright . Lawrence : University Press of Kansas , 2011 . 288 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-7006-1794-4 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 Agricultural History Spring effectively arguing...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 431–432.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Jennifer Seltz Alaska's Place in the West: From the Last Frontier to the Last Great Wilderness . By Roxanne Willis . Lawrence : University Press of Kansas , 2010 . 200 pp., $34.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-7006-1748-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 2011 Book...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 540–559.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Geoff Cunfer Abstract In 1936–1937 the US Soil Conservation Service conducted a reconnaissance survey of the Dust Bowl, the area of worst wind erosion on the southern Great Plains. Providing farm-level detail and covering twenty-six counties in five states—some twenty-seven million acres or forty...