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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 605–608.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Alan I Marcus © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 In Memoriam: Richard Lowitt, February 25, 1922 June 23, 2018 A Historians Historian Alan I Marcus Ifirst met Dick Lowitt when I went to Iowa State on a job interview in 1980. By then, Lowitt was a major figure in his field. Trained...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 377–378.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Glenda Riley Angie Debo: Pioneering Historian . Shirley A. Leckie . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Book Reviews / 377 This volume demonstrates how historians can make use of primary source enclosure documents and effectively transcribe and utilize these records...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 668–669.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Maureen S. Thompson The Multifarious Mr. Banks from Botany Bay to Kew: The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World . By Toby Musgrave . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2020 . 386 pp., $35.00 , hardcover, ISBN 978-0-3002-2383-5. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Book...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 262–288.
Published: 01 April 2014
... filming. To wield such emotional power responsibly demands great attention to accuracy and nuance. In the fall of 2013 these four historians met at the Northern Great Plains History Conference to discuss Ken Burns's latest work on the Dust Bowl. Each of the panelists presents a different critique...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Loretta T. Burns Tithe Surveys for Historians . Roger J. P. Kain Hugh C. Prince . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 358 / Agricultural History ble. Dudley supports her anti-capitalist argument with solid research and informed analysis. She concludes that capitalism...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Kenneth F. Cox Enclosure Records for Historians . Steven Hollowell . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 376 / Agricultural History Enclosure Records for Historians. By Steven Hollowell. Chichester, U.K.: Phillimore & Co. Ltd., 2000. 175 pp., ?15.99, hardback, ISBN 1...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Dangers: The Life Of Nate Shaw ( New York : Knopf , 1974 ); Melissa Walker , Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory And Meaning In Oral History ( Lexington : University Press of Kentucky , 2006 ). For a nuanced demonstration of an oral historian interweaving oral histories told from...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Christopher Dyer Peasants and Historians: Debating the Medieval English Peasantry . By Phillipp R. Schofield . Manchester : Manchester University Press , 2016 . 288 pp., $29.99 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-7190-5378-8 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 436 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 165–167.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., correspondence, memoirs and more, along with generous illustrations, Hightower successfully demonstrates that the boomer movement was more nuanced than historians have typically characterized it (45). At times, however, the compendium-like approach of incorporating a plethora of details and identifying...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 437–445.
Published: 01 October 2009
...JOAN M. JENSEN Abstract This article addresses the reticence of some farm women to share their experiences with historians and how that desire to keep secrets collides with the desire by scholars to tell the stories of these women. It argues that scholars must continue to struggle with the issue...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 502–519.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Shane Hamilton Abstract The field of agricultural history could benefit from interdisciplinary engagement with theoretical work. Rather than chiding agricultural historians for avoiding theory, this essay suggests specific ways in which many agricultural historians are already engaging with theory...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 5–35.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Debra A. Reid Abstract Agricultural historians conveyed their knowledge to the public in various ways over the first one hundred years of the Agricultural History Society (1919-2019). Some invested their expertise in developing archival and museum collections. That work emphasized mechanical more...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and contribute to solutions to the challenges of global agricultural development. The author suggests historians should acknowledge contradictory interpretations and work toward reconciliation and synthesis, where it is possible and, where not, toward a clear explication of the basis for remaining differences...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 57–76.
Published: 01 July 2012
... a visual literacy that few historians have been trained to exercise. This essay explains some of the reasons for the disciplinary divides that separate objects and their curators from historians and their research agendas. It introduces myriad approaches to reading material culture that have the potential...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 358–370.
Published: 01 July 2015
...James C. Giesen; Anne E. Marshall Abstract Statues, monuments, and other public memorials have long been a rich vein of source material for historians studying a variety of issues, from politics and race to war and economics. However, few agricultural historians have utilized these displays...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 629–663.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Andrew Watson Abstract Historians of agriculture have not spent enough time thinking about energy, and historians of energy have not spent enough time thinking about agriculture. During the second half of the twentieth century, farmers transformed the High Plains of the United States...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 453–481.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Ginette Aley Abstract Three quarters of a century ago, writer Bess Streeter Aldrich sought to use her fiction to overturn a woefully inadequate portrayal of midwesterners and midwestern life; recent historians of rural midwestern women have been similarly motivated. Yet they have faced daunting...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of this reform moment, as well as the centrality of rural places to the War on Poverty. Historians have typically seen the War on Poverty as weakened by its focus on culture, not structural inequality. In contrast, CRLA attorneys viewed poverty as a product of the political economy of California agriculture...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 281–326.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Lu Ann Jones; Adrienne Petty; Mark Schultz; Rebecca Sharpless; Melissa Walker Abstract Five historians who have used oral history to study the rural South assess the ways that oral history methodology and content have complicated our understanding of the region’s agricultural past. They explore two...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 20–45.
Published: 01 January 2010
... claimed upward of thirty thousand members and constituted an assault on the social, economic, and racial status quo of the South. Historians have celebrated the STFU, especially its commitment to biracial cooperation and equality. This article digs beneath this carefully constructed image of the union...