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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Katherine Jellison jellison@ohio.edu In a New Light: Histories of Women and Energy . Edited by Abigail Harrison Moore and R. W. Sandwell . Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press , 2021 . 216 pp., $37.95 , paperback, ISBN 9780228006190 . Copyright © 2022...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 625–626.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Piet van Cruyningen Peasants into Farmers? The Transformation of Rural Economy and Society in the Low Countries (Middle Ages-19th Century) in Light of the Brenner Debate . Peter Hoppenbrouwers and Jan Luiten van Zanden . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 296–327.
Published: 01 July 2018
... : HarperCollins , 2013 ), 376 . 5. National Electric Light Association , “Progress in Rural and Farm Electrification for the 10 Year Period 1921–1931,” NELA publication 237 ( New York : National Electric Light Association , Aug. 1932 ), 5 . 6. The photograph appears on the first page of CREA...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 190–209.
Published: 01 April 2018
...R. W. Sandwell Abstract This article provides a brief history of the origins and use of the first modern lighting in rural Canada. Of all the revolutions in lighting, none was taken up more quickly or embraced more widely than the coal-oil (also called kerosene) lamp. This paper argues...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 132–171.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and deliberately sought to better institutionalize human rights, reevaluating existing military, security, and foreign economic policies in light of this commitment. However, significant changes within the federal bureaucracy, increased interagency coordination, and the process of applying conditions to aid placed...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 93–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... romantic agrarian thinkers and encountered scenes of a harmonious, beautiful, and prosperous Anglo-Saxon country life that he longed for the South to emulate. In light of these influences, Poe's fight to remove blacks from the rural South had less to do with imported racial ideas and more with Poe's...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 413–443.
Published: 01 July 2020
... light, wheeled models that spread throughout Chile in the 1930s. The tractor was the culmination of a long process of mechanization of the Chilean hacienda system that developed from the 1850s. It was also a technological innovation that contributed to the drastic increase of cultivated land in Chile...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 362–385.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., specifically the lasting impact of Charleston’s rich antebellum horticultural community, this article exposes the deep roots of southern agronomic efforts beyond rice and cotton, bringing to light southern planters’ keen interest for agricultural advancement beyond the scope of financial profit. © 2020...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 312–335.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... This case study emphasizes Australian and American influences more than British ones, which necessitates the reassessment of all external knowledge in the light of New Zealand’s experience. Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Notes 1 North New Zealand Settler (Auckland, 1882 -84...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 453–481.
Published: 01 July 2003
... challenges. Like Aldrich, historians contest the region’s stultifying and monolithic image to bring to light the wide variety of meaningful and important gendered and cross-cultural experiences. Although the region is often difficult to interpret in all of its complexity, contradictions, and variations...
Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 4. Fort Valley, Georgia, 1895. The delicateness of peaches required “care and skill” when packing them for shipment. Wages of a dollar a day made packing “profitable” work, but racism often limited this “light and congenial work” to only the most “eminently respectable class of people More
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 515–529.
Published: 01 April 2000
... and the History of a Profession (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997 ), 237 -252 Carolyn Goldstein, "From Service to Sales: Home Economists in Light and Power, 1920-1940," Technology and Culture38 (1997): 121 -52 6 "Blazing a New Trail," Public Service Management35 ( 1923 ): 168 -170 [hereafter PSM...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 January 2001
... in light of recent events, that the act is unlikely to bring about the end of the commodity programs. Occasionally they suggest that there were preferable alternatives and that the end result of the 1996 act was a massive income transfer to well-to-do landowners. Had they developed these points more fully...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of the US population lived in rural areas. Of the 32.7 million people who lived on farms (26.5 percent of the total population), the vast majority lived without indoor plumbing or electric light. See, Bureau of the Census, 16th Census of the United States, 1940 , “Población: Boletín Núm. 1: Número de los...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 271–272.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Homesteads made clear by Arthurdale and the rise of agribusiness that crowded out the small farms that planners had hoped to revitalize in the wake of the Great Depression. Maloney deserves credit for shining a rare light on Arthurdale, but scholars reading Back to the Land will not find it to be the last...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2017
... by advancing clocks ahead one hour. The goal was to ensure more daylight at the end of each day so that workers might have time for recreation before retiring. But adding light to the end of the day meant taking light from the early morning hours. Agricultural groups bitterly protested summer time because...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 626–627.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and interpreting its contents (34). That being said, it is hard to fault him on this point, as this very conciseness and the breadth of topics covered make the book both accessible and engaging for non-specialists and undergraduates. Backwater Blues is an insightful and passionately argued work that sheds light...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 458–459.
Published: 01 July 2015
... findings. her treatment of the second question remains more a work in progress. Without similarly detailed study of actors in the local food movement, Gray s otherwise astute reading of popular press and foodie media accounts sheds only preliminary light on why a more comprehensive food ethic has...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is on cooking. Heating will be noted only tangentially. 3. Two historically informed discussions of energy transitions are Roger Fouquet, Heat, Power and Light (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2008); and Astrid Kander, Paolo Malanima, and Paul Warde, Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 722–724.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the world's largest wheat exporter, supplying the commodity to the Middle East and Africa. In light of current events, the author's discussion of agriculture during the Putin years is perhaps the most striking aspect of Black Earth, White Bread . But the book is much broader, offering an analysis...