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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Sarah T. Phillips Transplanting the Great Society: Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace . By Kristin L. Ahlberg . Columbia : University of Missouri Press , 2008 . 280 pp., $42.50 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8262-1819-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Nicholas Evan Sarantakes Abstract The focus of this article is the "friendship" between Lyndon Johnson, president of the United States, and Keith Holyoake, prime minister of New Zealand, and how it influenced the diplomatic relationship their two countries had with one another. Johnson and Holyoake...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 829–830.
Published: 01 October 2000
..., ISBN 0-8078-4771-2. When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act in Au? gust 1965, he formally concluded a ten-year struggle for racial equality. That is the conventional view of the civil rights movement. In fact, the move? ment antedated the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 108–109.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Environments is just how diverse a field the history of the field sciences is and can be. Its publication portends further exciting work in this area. Amrys O. Williams University of Wisconsin Madison Transplanting the Great Society: Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace. By Kristin L. Ahlberg. Columbia...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 715–717.
Published: 01 July 2000
... and Alston argue that the reduced need for cheap farm workers was a major rea? son Lyndon B. Johnson expanded civil rights and established antipoverty programs. Despite his acknowledged political skills, Johnson needed diminishing opposition to succeed because "as judged by the number of chair? manships...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 296–298.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... He argues that a study of Texas Populists foreshadowed the political agenda of Progressives, the New Deal, and Texas native Lyndon Johnson's Great Society programs. Home to more populists than any other state, Texas's cultural and geographic identity—both southern and western, Anglo and Mexican...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 494–495.
Published: 01 October 2005
... was a backwater where farm families struggled to survive. Robert Caro offered an excellent profile of life in this re? gion in the first volume of his life of Lyndon Johnson in a chapter called, "Sad Irons." Sitton's careful management and organization of oral history narra? tives confirms the austerity...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 830–832.
Published: 01 October 2000
... Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act in Au? gust 1965, he formally concluded a ten-year struggle for racial equality. That is the conventional view of the civil rights movement. In fact, the move? ment antedated the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 and, in many respects, Book Reviews / 831...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Harrington's discussion on the culture of poverty in Appalachian America to the work of Oscar Lewis on Puerto Rican urban blight and the infamous Moynihan Report on the pathology of the urban female-headed Black family. While many praise Harrington's work and others like it as the impetus for Lyndon Johnson's...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 518–520.
Published: 01 October 2001
... successors" (197). Indeed, in Flippen's estimation, Nixon's record is "certainly enough to place him in league with Theodore Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson, the only other chief executives with similar [environmentalist] claims" (133). Overall, it was a surprising performance for a cynical politician who once...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 520–522.
Published: 01 October 2001
... resulted in a solid legacy that "compares favorably with all his successors" (197). Indeed, in Flippen's estimation, Nixon's record is "certainly enough to place him in league with Theodore Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson, the only other chief executives with similar [environmentalist] claims" (133). Overall...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2012
... served as a proving ground for US economic 107 Agricultural History Spring assistance, and Vietnam, where the deterioration of Lyndon Johnson s attempts to build a TVA on the Mekong represented a larger failure of the modernization ideal (114). Although both authors identify modernization as a thread...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 495–497.
Published: 01 October 2005
... themselves in man-made highland lakes. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Hill Country was a backwater where farm families struggled to survive. Robert Caro offered an excellent profile of life in this re? gion in the first volume of his life of Lyndon Johnson in a chapter called, "Sad Irons...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 555–557.
Published: 01 July 2021
... to focus on domestic issues during the Lyndon Johnson administration, bringing their experience and conceptual frameworks from the outposts of US empire back with them. One of the book s central aims is to explore the concept of the mixed economy, which combined public and private investment...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 132–171.
Published: 01 January 2021
... (B), Senate Legislative Files, Hubert H. Humphrey Papers, Minnesota State Archives, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN. 27. “Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union,” Jan. 8, 1964, Public Papers: Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-1964 , Book I (Washington, DC: US GPO, 1965), 117...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 April 2005
... of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park west of Austin, Texas, in 1989. This position, she acknowledges, was the most satisfying in her career. Under her leadership, the LBJ staff became a more effective team, and the park obtained funds for a new visitor center and bus sys? tem. While based at LBJ...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 487–511.
Published: 01 November 2022
... employment.” 19 Working to realize the Civil Rights Act of 1964 alongside his efforts to improve rural life through his War on Poverty, President Lyndon Johnson acknowledged the unusual challenges facing Lorick and other Black farmers in the South. “The difficulties faced by many of our rural and farm...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 April 2020
... policy in addressing the farm economy, and the importance of rural struggles to the fate of the War on Poverty. In 1966 California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) received $1.2 million to create a legal services program under the War on Poverty initiated by Lyndon Johnson. Founded by a group of young...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of “rural development” and by exploring how policymakers sought to convert the agricultural landscape from a place of production into one of consumption, p. 263 . 4. Lyndon B. Johnson , “Prosperity and Progress for the Farmer and Rural America,” Feb. 27 , 1968 , American Presidency Project...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 368–387.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in Asia ( Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2010 ), ix , 7 ; Kristin L. Ahlberg , Transplanting the Great Society: Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace ( Columbia : University of Missouri Press , 2008 ), 4 , 13 – 20 ; Angus Wright , The Death of Ramón González: The Modern...