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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 74–104.
Published: 01 January 2010
...KARL LILLQUIST Abstract In 1942 over 110,000 Japanese Americans were evacuated from the West Coast to ten inland, barbed wire-enclosed relocation centers in the name of national security. Agriculture was a key component of the eight arid to semiarid centers located in the western United States...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 490–492.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and the restructuring of the all-powerful Japan Agriculture cooperative. Jentzsch suggests a negative outlook for Japanese farming, resulting from the gap between national policy directives calling for a sixth industrialization in agriculture amid collapsing local abilities to implement them. Importantly, Jentzsch...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 308–309.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Stephanie Assmann Ogata-Mura: Sowing Dissent and Reclaiming Identity in a Japanese Farming Village . By Donald C. Wood . New York : Berghahn Books , 2012 . 262 pp., $90.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-85745-524-6 .. © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 615–616.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Lily Anne Yumi Welty Tamai Nikkei in the Interior West: Japanese Immigration and Community Building, 1882–1945 . By Eric Walz . Tucson : Arizona University Press , 2012 . 264 pp., $50.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8165-2947-6 . © the Agricultural History society, 2014 2014 2014...
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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 (2000) 74 (2): 404–418.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Eric Walz Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 [Footnotes] 1 Yamato Ichihashi , Japanese in the United States (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1932 ), 96 . 2 Mary S. Henshall , "Pioneer Portraits," Idaho Yesterdays19 (Spring1975): 20...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 158–185.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Jin-Yeon Kang Abstract This article examines changes in agrarian social relations during the Japanese colonial period in Korea. Throughout the colonial rule, the Japanese regime followed the imperial logic of maximizing its own political and economic interests, thus generating the societal...
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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 (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 (2022) 96 (3): 417–443.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Craig Morris; David Bolingbroke Abstract This article deepens our understanding of Cold War–era agricultural history by examining the relationship between Pacific Northwest soft white wheat and Japanese importers and consumers. Recent historiography of wheat during the Cold War has focused...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 448–477.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Leo Chu Abstract This article studies the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC) in Taiwan. It begins with the Sino-American Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction (JCRR), a US-funded agency championing plant breeding and land reform. Capitalizing on Japanese colonial legacy...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 633–658.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Samuel J. Klee Abstract The Hellwig Brothers’ Farm in Chesterfield, Missouri, became a carceral space during World War II. The Hellwigs contracted Mexican and Mexican American farmworkers, incarcerated Japanese Americans, and prisoners of war from Italy and Germany through the War Food...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 94–116.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in a desperate attempt to use flooding to slow the advance of the Japanese Imperial Army, turned millions of Chinese farmers into refugees and killed over eight hundred thousand people. This essay explores the human and social sides of the flood through the eyes of local observers, missionaries, and the wartime...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2021
... 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. The history of the environment has long been a topic of research in early modern and modern Japanese history. In particular, Japanese forestry practices have...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 163–165.
Published: 01 February 2023
... Darker factors emerged to threaten Japanese tea's global expansion as Anglo-American rivalries grew in tea industries. Since the late nineteenth century, US newspaper advertisements had proliferated racist imagery of “dirty” East Asian “coolies,” with British tea plantations in India and Ceylon marketing...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (1): 98–124.
Published: 01 January 2007
...: University of California, 1986 ); Sandy Lydon , Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region (Capitola, Calif.: Capitola Book Co., 1985 ); David Mas Masumoto , Country Voices: The Oral History of a Japanese American Family Farm Community (Del Rey, Calif.: Inaka Countryside...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 506–530.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Survey of San Diego County," Reel 2, NARA II Stella M. Atwood, "The Case for the Indian," Survey (Oct. 1922): 7–8,11 Shipek, Pushed, 57–58,85–87,203n30. 16 Timothy J. Lukes and Gary Y. Okihiro, Japanese Legacy: Farming and Community Life in California’s Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino: California...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 January 2019
...), from 1600 to 2000. Over ten individual essays, this book argues that efforts to represent, exploit, transform, and adapt to the natural environment formed the core of state-building agendas of the many empires active in the area, including the Chinese, Russian, and Japanese polities. In addition, human...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 266–267.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Japanese immigrants: he made a personal decision to immigrate, he became involved in agriculture, and his life was severely disrupted by World War II. In many other ways, however, Kano s immigration proved to be a unique experience. He was born into a wealthy family with economic and political position...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2021
... analysis of the documents of colonial officials, Korean foresters, and civic organizations connected to forestry. Seeds of Control makes a welcome contribution to the literature on Japanese colonialism and green imperialism. Historians of the Japanese Empire and Japanese colonialism in Korea are well...