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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Simon Partner A Time of Crisis: Japan, the Great Depression, and Rural Revitalization . Kerry Smith . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews/ 713 In the dance halls, Mexican Americans found even more public space for expression. Mexican American bands...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 163–165.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Annika A. Culver aculver@fsu.edu Green with Milk and Sugar: When Japan Filled America's Tea Cups . By Robert Hellyer . New York : Columbia University Press , 2021 . 304 pp., $32.00 , hardback, ISBN 9780231199100. Copyright © 2023 the Agricultural History Society 2023...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Brett L. Walker 132 / Agricultural History Toshie: A Story of Village Life in Twentieth-Century Japan. By Simon Partner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.210 pp., $19.95, paper? back, ISBN 0-520-24097-9. Even after finishing Simon Partner's thoughtful Toshie: A Story of Village Life...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Kate McDonald Seeds of Control: Japan’s Empire of Forestry in Colonial Korea . By David Fedman . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2020 . 320 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-2957-4745-3. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 Book Reviews 191 modernity. Scholars...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Francis K. Danquah Abstract Japan’s occupation of Southeast Asia placed enormous stocks of the region’s industrial crops under Japanese control. English language Japanese newspaper reports from the Philippines suggest that the invaders grossly under-utilized this vast storehouse of agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ito Atsushi Abstract The US Government concluded Public Law (PL) 480 Title I agreements with Japan in 1955 and 1956. The purpose of this article is to reexamine Japanese market development programs under PL 480. The findings are as follows: (1) Japan was regarded as a potential market for rice...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 417–443.
Published: 01 August 2022
... on telling how the United States turned to wheat exports in the “developing world” as a tool and weapon to achieve US hegemony and negate the influence of the Soviet Union. This article argues that the Pacific Northwest wheat industry's relationship with wheat consumers and importers in Japan shifts the Cold...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 490–492.
Published: 01 August 2023
... the black box of institutional arrangements being negotiated,” it is a rather small black box that coexists along with hundreds of others across Japan (190). While we have yet to understand the full impact of national-level policy changes and cooperative reform across the entirety of Japan, this book...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of Japan is no easy task. despite its apparent smallness, Japan contains many rivers, mountains, woodlands, and lakes and such megalopolises as Tokyo and Osaka. The climate between north and south is quite different and, consequently, the archipelago produces diverse flora and fauna. Moreover...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 467–468.
Published: 01 July 2014
... that the colonial experience was the most profound. As the Japanese colonial authorities envisaged Korea as a breadbasket for the empire during the colonial period (1910 1945), Korean agriculture was transformed to focus on the exportation of rice to the Japan. This colonial agricultural project began...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 404–418.
Published: 01 April 2000
... their small farm in Kumamoto-ken, Japan, and emigrated to Amer? ica. Because restrictions prevented the immigration of Japanese laborers di? rectly to the mainland, Suematsu sailed to Hawaii. Toji, because of his young age, convinced authorities he was a student and sailed on to the main? land where he found...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 308–309.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Village. By Donald C. Wood. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 262 pp., $90.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-85745-524-6. Building on seventeen years of research, this book is an informed and ethnographically rich account of a farming village in Northern Japan and its experiences of reclamation, rice agriculture...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 April 2016
... the still limited participation of Japanese scholars in the broader international academic community should not be overlooked, offering these comments in English seems a bit pointless (12). Moreover, as the editors themselves admit, there are many historical works in Japan on the themes of nature...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 307–308.
Published: 01 April 2014
... is an informed and ethnographically rich account of a farming village in Northern Japan and its experiences of reclamation, rice agriculture, and political conflicts. In six chapters, the author retraces the development of Ogata-mura from the initial planning stages after World War II when the government...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 466–467.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of rice to the Japan. This colonial agricultural project began with establishing Agricultural Technology Bureaus in each province in 1912, accelerated after Japan s nationwide rice riots in 1918, and culminated in the 1930s, during which Japan encroached upon Manchuria and China. By then, the colonies...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 258–271.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., particularly Brazil, had increased their share in the international cotton export market, and Germany, though a major importer of American cotton, had increased its synthetic production prior to the war. The war had shut down two major markets, Germany and Japan, and since 1939 total U.S. exports had dropped...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 628–632.
Published: 01 November 2023
... farming in mid-twentieth-century Japan. The pedagogical aim is to help students to see farming, science, and commerce through the eyes of someone from a different time and place. Few students will become organic rice farmers, but all can benefit from honing the historian's ability to empathize...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 158–185.
Published: 01 April 2015
... kyŏngjesa yŏn'gu: Yijo margi esŏ haebang kkaji , ed. Hideki Kajimura and Sagyejŏl p'yŏnjipbu ( Seoul : Sagyejŏl Ch'ulp'ansa , 1983 ), 388 . While rice production increased from 14.7 million sŏk in the early 1920s to 17.1 million sŏk in the early 1930s, the influx of Korean rice to Japan...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 615–616.
Published: 01 October 2014
... narratives from the issei (the first-generation japanese Americans) and their families. What stands out are the perspectives of issei men and the lesser-known stories of issei women in the region. Nikkei illuminates how the community shifted as male laborers from japan brought wives to the united states...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of major immigration legislation affecting migration from Japan such as the Gentlemen's Agreement, the Alien Land Law, and the 1924 Immigration Act, Tokunaga takes the reader through the effects of the Mexican Revolution, the Great Depression, several key labor strikes, contemporary ideas about eugenics...