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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 407–408.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Robert J. Gough 900 Miles from Nowhere: Voices from the Homestead Frontier . Steven R. Kinsella . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 2008 BookReviews Slavery and thePeculiar Solution is a well-presented work, based upon extensive archival research. While the basic...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 411–413.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Larry R. Peterson Women of the Northern Plains: Gender and Settlement on the Homestead Frontier, 1870–1930 . Barbara Handy-Marchello . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Book Reviews Women of thNe orthernPlains:Genderand Settlemenotn theHomestead Frontier1, 870-1930...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 188–207.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., They Subdued the Desert, 52–57 Declo History Committee, Declo, 164, 272–73 Rupert Record , 8 March1906, and 5 September 1907 Fred R. Reed to Fred T. Dubois, 30 November 1905, box 634, entry 3, RG 115 Alvin C. Holmes , Swedish Homesteaders in Idaho on the Minidoka Irrigation Project, Minidoka...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 639–641.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Ronald G. Walters Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History . By Richard Edwards , Jacob K. Friefeld , and Rebecca S. Wingo . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2017 . 253 pp., $44.98 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8032-9679-4 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
...William D. Rowley Reopening the Frontier: Homesteading in the Modern West . By Brian Q. Cannon . Lawrence : University Press of Kansas , 2009 . 304 pp., $39.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-7006-1657-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History Winter...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Linda L. Ivey Urban Farming in the West: A New Deal Experiment in Subsistence Homesteads . By Robert M. Carriker . Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2010 . 238 pp., $50.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8165-2820-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 2011 Book...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Brian Q. Cannon Abstract Over the past century films and literature have reflected and reinforced popular understandings of homesteading and contemporary cultural currents. In the 1910s Elinore Pruitt Stewart's Letters of a Woman Homesteader and Oscar Micheaux's The Homesteader minimized...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 451–464.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Printing, 1998 ) 2 Bureau of Reclamation (BoR), "Answers to Questions about Reclamation Homesteads on Heart Mountain Division, Shoshone Project, Wyoming," in Report to the Commissioner on Land Opening of Part I, Heart Mountain Division, Shoshone Project, 1947, mimeograph, Historical Records, Shoshone...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Todd M. Kerstetter Wyoming Will Be Your New Home: Ranching, Farming, and Homesteading in Wyoming, 1860–1960 . By Michael Cassity . Cheyenne : Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office , 2011 . 354 pp., free, electronic, OCLC 760022141 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 253–280.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Andrew R. Graybill Abstract During the cattle boom of the late nineteenth century, homesteaders at either end of the Great Plains raised livestock in conjunction with the cultivation of crops. In order to support their small herds of cattle, these individuals relied on unfettered access to grass...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 74–104.
Published: 01 January 2010
... primarily because of labor-intensive farming methods, ingenuity, and the large markets provided by the centers. These agricultural programs played major roles in feeding, providing meaningful employment, and preparing evacuees for life outside the centers, and readied lands for post-war "homesteaders." ©...
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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 (2018) 92 (4): 637–639.
Published: 01 October 2018
... and the Middle East, but also historians of slavery more broadly as she shows that the lens of American slavery and the Atlantic slave trade cannot be uncritically applied to other historical and geographical contexts. Belle Cheves Harvard University North America Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 34–49.
Published: 01 January 2004
... , "Agriculture in Schools," Iowa Homestead , March 8 , 1900 "Rural School Agriculture," Iowa Homestead , January 7 , 1904 W. J. Spillman , "Teaching Agriculture in Public Schools," Wallaces’ Farmer , December 25 , 1908 "Agriculture in High Schools," Wallaces’ Farmer , October 28 , 1910...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 459–483.
Published: 01 October 2016
... the introduction of a homestead law, he wrote, Filipinos had failed to abandon sharecropping for independent landownership on the public domain as the very few THERESA VENTURA is an assistant professor of history at Concordia university, montreal, where she teaches nineteenth- and twentieth-century uS history...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 269–271.
Published: 01 October 2012
... homesteads should have convinced New Deal policymakers to abandon their plans, yet he does not explore those efforts in the sufficient detail to fully understand the Arthurdale experiment. He fails to capture the true origins and complexity of the back-to-the-land movement that inspired those who designed...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 October 2015
... this particular volume. In a series of five brief chapters, he provides overview answers to questions about how homesteaders acquired their land, how they built their farms, how they obtained the credit necessary to construct their lives, how they built communities, and how the Great Plains matured over the early...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 543–544.
Published: 01 October 2013
... into the Prairies first community pasture in the 1920s. The book begins with surveys for a new field native agriculture as well as the established topics of ranching and homesteading. Only in recent decades have scholars established that, on the one hand, some native peoples farmed on the Prairies before...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 373–374.
Published: 01 July 2005
... underemphasized in women's rural studies. The first offering, by Sherry L. Smith, is 374 / Agricultural History "Single Women Homesteaders: The Perplexing Case of Elinore Pruitt Stewart," reprinted from a 1991 Western Historical Quarterly. Elinore Stewart homesteaded in Wyoming in the early twentieth century...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 604–606.
Published: 01 October 2015
... as a modern traveler experiences them: rapidly, from afar, and with generalized terms about the flyover country. Accordingly, more than one text has offered up brief comments on the region with a few words on railroads and reservations and a passing nod to the intrepid homesteader in his soddy, shivering...