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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 715–717.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Dwight B. Billings Grasping at Independence: Debt, Male Authority, and Mineral Rights in Appalachian Kentucky, 1850–1915 . Robert S. Weise . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews / 715 co-option of hamlet associations in a program intended to involve every fam...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 477–501.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and that they both experienced the institutional discrimination inherent in being female professionals in a male-dominated organization. Gender and race dictated different emphases in program structure, salaries, and services available to clients. While white agents experienced gender discrimination, black agents...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 121–145.
Published: 01 February 2023
... (and scores of other dioicous plants—that is, those with two distinct sexes) traditionally occurred with scientists selecting specimens that exhibited desirable traits that could be traced to their hereditary makeup. The process was painstakingly slow, requiring countless dustings of pollen from male plants...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... This transition of production also changed the labor profile, as housewives relinquished yogurt making to male workers in small dairies. © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 NOTES 1. Kosta Katrandzhiev , “Киселото мляко като храна и мерките за подобрението му в столицата,” Ветеринарна...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 328–350.
Published: 01 July 2018
... inception in 1917 until Angolan independence from Portugal in 1975, Diamang differed from other regional mining companies by relying on scores of inexpensive, often forced, male and female laborers rather than expending capital for costly mining equipment. This operational approach hinged on the company’s...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 426–443.
Published: 01 July 2015
... entailed. They were most concerned about what, in retrospect, they called “male domination” and “female sub-ordination,” which, at the time, was epitomized by the saying: “The man is the boss; the father is the head of the house.” In their eyes, working for wages before they married, contributing...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Katherine Jellison Abstract During World War II, the United States needed to raise a sufficient military force while at the same time maintaining a sizeable farm labor force to meet increased wartime production goals. At a time when the word farmer was emphatically gendered male, and many farming...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 212–244.
Published: 01 April 2021
... manufacturing category. 26. Female wages were calculated as 50 percent of male wages; that figure was derived from Mitchell, Gold Prices and Wages under the Greenback Standard , table 34, p. 103, table 41, p. 155; Susan Estabrook Kennedy, “If All We Did Was to Weep at Home”: A History of White Working...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 535–537.
Published: 01 October 2013
.... Immigrant farm women also functioned within a more strongly patriarchal family structure than their native-born counterparts, which often resulted in less flexibility between male and female labor roles and fewer opportunities for female decision making. Osterud nevertheless documents instances in which...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 547–548.
Published: 01 October 2008
... nomic conditions in farming areas undermined the dominance ofwhite men and promoted a sense of impending social disaster. In an attempt to validate theirmasculinity, a growing number of anxious males embraced a paramili tary subculture thatwas obsessed with military weaponry, combat training...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 August 2022
... investigate the history of fossil fuel use and its consequences still concentrate largely on the activities of male inventors, industrialists, engineers, laborers, and policy-makers who produced, marketed, used, and regulated energy in public spaces. The contributors to In a New Light successfully challenge...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 April 2013
... on the accumulation of laborers household goods over the early modern period. The picture of laborers standards of living is further enriched by Muldrew s careful examination of the components of families earnings. With regard to male wages, he documents the role of non-monetary components, as well as variation...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 563–565.
Published: 01 October 2013
... life had informal power. Koosed asserts that gender asymmetry does not lead to male privilege, and patriarchy does not mean simply the suppression and devaluation of women because women did have informal power (ix). The point of contention is the fact that informal power is not the same as formal...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (4): 513–515.
Published: 01 October 2004
... of the Napoleonic Wars led to females being hired in a new capacity, as agricultural day laborers. Male and female workers suffered in the postwar economic depression in agriculture, which made female wages more impor? tant for their family's subsistence. The number of female agricultural workers rose in the 1830s...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 493–494.
Published: 01 October 2006
...,and manufacturedsome goods.Workdemands peaked during the matanza,where both male and female Indiansworked at killing and butcheringcattle and renderingthe tallow.Vallejo and other rancho owners paid Indianswith goods,food, and housing. Scholars can discern most of the preceding information from archival...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Harvester (IH) advertised a bold claim: YOU RE A BIGGER MAN WITH AN IH TRACTOR. The image depicted a pastoral landscape with the sun low in the sky over a tractor at work in the field. The scene is dominated by a giant male figure, standing in a grove of timber, sleeves rolled up, and gazing over his...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 701–702.
Published: 01 October 2002
... simplifications of opposition, such as class vs. class, gentry vs. peasantry, male vs. female, rich vs. poor, and rulers vs. ruled, all of which depict the disadvantaged as victims who gained influence only at those exceptional moments when they directly confronted the powerful and their institutions...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., was the male to female ratio so imbalanced, with eighty-six males per one hundred females in 1816 and seventy-eight in 1858? This small misgiving in no way decreases the value of Dennison s revelatory book, which will require scholars of imperial Russia and agricultural history to revise quite radically...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 January 2004
... in longstanding rural-urban tensions, midwestern male and female farmers doubted the competence of urban women, distrusted their motives and commitment, and feared the corrupting influence of urban morality and values. Moreover, in the large-scale wheat and livestock operations that characterized midwestern...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 706–708.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of farm women and children is especially salient. For while she explores the travails of male farmers and their struggles with banks and the Farm Credit System, she gives farm women kudos for their willingness to assist in the struggle to confront the rigidity of bankers to negotiate delinquent loans...