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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 581–607.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Christopher A. Conte Abstract This essay argues that agroforestry is deeply embedded in the history of tropical agriculture in the Indian Ocean basin. Drawing on the example of Pemba Island, part of the Zanzibar Archipelago just off the coast of Tanzania, the essay studies a transitionary phase...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 260–261.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Catharine A. Wilson Lady Landlords of Prince Edward Island: Imperial Dreams and the Defence of Property . Rusty Bitterman and Margaret McCallum . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring Lady Landlords of Prince Edward Island: Imperial Dreams...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Robert Peden Abstract The burning of the rangelands of the South Island of New Zealand by pastoralists in the second half of the nineteenth century has been highly contentious. The dogma of "indiscriminate burning" has become so entrenched in New Zealand’s environmental history that critics...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Sharon Ann Murphy Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island . By Christy Clark-Pujara . New York : NYU Press , 2016 . 224 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-4798-7042-4 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 130 Agricultural History in Kansas, down from almost...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Christopher P. Magra Seas of Gold, Seas of Cotton: Christophe Poulain DuBignon of Jekyll Island . Martha L. Keber . Copyright 2004 Agricultural History Society 2004 Book Reviews / 239 technology, reinvented the landscape, and created a prosperous new commu? nity" (220). And in each...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 608–610.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Todd Cleveland Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa . By Catherine Higgs . Athens : Ohio University Press , 2012 . 236 pp., $35.96 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8214-2006-5 . © the Agricultural History society, 2014 2014 Agricultural History Fall dung sources...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 173–194.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Rusty Bittermann; Margaret McCallum Abstract Potato production is now the central agricultural enterprise on Prince Edward Island, but live cattle were the main agricultural export in the first decades after the island became part of the British Empire. Cattle production relied on effective use...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Ichiro Miyata Environment and Society in the Japanese Islands: From Prehistory to the Present . Edited by Bruce l. Batten and Philip C. Brown . Corvallis : Oregon State University Press , 2015 . 296 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-87071-801-4. © 2016 the Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Sandra Kiesow Abstract The small island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe was one of the world’s leading producers of cocoa beans in the early twentieth century. The tropical climate, the abundant precipitation, and the fertile volcanic soils of the islands contributed to a rapid development of cocoa...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Robert B. Munson Islands of Intensive Agriculture in Eastern Africa . Mats Widgren and John E. G. Sutton . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Book Reviews Islands of Intensive Agriculture in Eastern Africa. Edited by Mats Widgren and John E. G. Sutton. Athens, Ohio...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 April 2015
... boundaries disappeared. Paul M. Pressly Ossabaw Island Education Alliance 335 ...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 July 2011
... agribusiness and the penetration of American capital. In the process of arriving on the island, these two interests found a land tenure system in the firm control of local farmers (small, medium, and large). The American invasion and subsequent incorporation of the island into the American economic/political...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
... government, which established the Puerto Rico Water Resources Authority to administer the water and electric resources of the island. Modeled on the Tennessee Valley Authority, this public corporation helped Puerto Rico recover from the 1928 and 1932 hurricanes, improved long-term public health, and broke...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 108–140.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Timothy W. Lorek Abstract This essay revisits a 1947 article about race and colonial history in the Americas to uncover overlooked geographic and intellectual components of the emerging Green Revolution in agricultural technologies then in formation. It argues that Puerto Rico and the island’s...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 368–387.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Neil Oatsvall Abstract While most stories of splitting the atom—from Chernobyl to Fukushima and Hiroshima to the Marshall Islands—revolve around images of pure destruction and human misery, the truth is that a much more complicated relationship has existed between nuclear technologies and human...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 659–689.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Margiana Petersen-Rockney Abstract For three centuries—from the seventeenth through the early twentieth century—pigs filled a vital niche transforming waste into food as the US countryside grew into the city in spaces like Providence, Rhode Island. During seventeenth-century colonization, pigs...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 513–535.
Published: 01 October 2015
... groups, such as slaves, rebels, bandits, and striking workers, challenged the established order during times of political and social upheaval. Sugarcane arson, however, was not just a tactical measure utilized during extraordinary moments, but was intrinsic to the island's sugar economy. Despite varied...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 443–463.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Donald J. Pisani Abstract In the decade before the California Gold Rush, the popular idea that Americans held a natural right to land as a legacy of the American Revolution was enriched and expanded by such events as the Dorr Rebellion in Rhode Island, the Anti-Rent War in New York, the flood...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 78–116.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., but they also reflected a growing community-wide debate over the meaning of local identity and the content of local culture. That the merchant class failed during the war to challenge significantly the communities’ island status--indeed the merchants’ own interests precluded a closer alliance with the larger...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2020
... from the animal’s fur had any chance of success. Farmers encountered difficulties in breeding, disease and parasites, and feeding. To help overcome these obstacles, farmers turned to modern scientific methods aided by the establishment of an experimental farm on Prince Edward Island. The farm produced...