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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 711–713.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Steven B. Davis Civil War Supply and Strategy: Feeding Men and Moving Armies . By Earl J. Hess . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2020 . 448 pp., $50.00 , hardcover, ISBN 9780807173329. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 Book Reviews 711 swer all of our...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 413–415.
Published: 01 July 2016
...James Hill Welborn III Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack . By Katherine C. Mooney . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2014 . 336 pp., $35.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-674-28142-4 . © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 2016 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 296–311.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... 20 , 1930 , p. 1 Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette , July 6 , 1931 , p. 3 32 Waldstein, Water Runs Downhill, 55–56 33 Walter A. Lunden , Crime in Iowa (Ames, la.: Art Press, 1966 ), 23 -24. Bandits, Mad Men, and Suicides: Fear, Anger, and Death in a Troubled Iowa...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Joseph Key Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness . Thomas P. Slaughter . 368 / Agricultural History Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness. By Thomas P. Slaughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. 231 pp., $24.00, hardback, ISBN 0-375-40078-8...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 300–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
... (Lymantria dispar) population explosion and the inception of federal funding for state-managed agricultural experiment stations established the conditions for war in Massachusetts. This war was waged by men with imperfect weapons and an incomplete knowledge of the enemy's habits. Spears dives...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 269–270.
Published: 01 April 2007
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 309–332.
Published: 01 July 2007
... of the firstAnglo Dutch War in 1652, and the execution of Cromwell's Western Design in 1654 (which added Jamaica to the Empire, thus greatly expanding En gland's territory in the Caribbean). Since these policies were in large part a reflection of the interests of men who made their fortunes in tobacco and sugar...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2018
... communities resisted employing inexperienced outside labor, the nation’s agricultural sector focused on keeping as many young men as possible on the farm. The strategies the nation employed to secure both military personnel and agricultural producers played on a set of common themes regarding American...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Crisis, a proliferation of new masculinities, second-wave feminism, a growing number of women farm operators, and a new identity as a beleaguered minority. By boosting the size and stature of farm men, advertisers reassured farmers that even during a period of rapid social and cultural change and one...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 2020
...; it changed women’s work patterns and improved their economic status. Thus, focusing on the transition from wood and coal to electricity and gas in home heating and cooking misses a step. Moreover, as this story reveals, energy transitions differed between men and women and were contingent upon economic...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 430–436.
Published: 01 October 2009
... farmers’ resistance to the transformation of rural life wrought by agribusiness. Focusing on the processes of negotiation between women and men in farming families and rural communities, Íeth illuminated the relationship between women’s work and their power. Tracing the dense networks that connected farm...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 446–476.
Published: 01 October 2009
... mechanized and production scale increased, access to advanced education and international markets became critical. Women, who had been in the forefront of the development of dairying, ceded their leadership to men as these changes occurred. While some scholars see this shift as a strategic loss for women...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Christopher Conz Abstract In 1924 the agricultural department in Lesotho, southern Africa, launched a demonstration program whereby local men performed rural outreach. Studies of agricultural demonstration in Africa and elsewhere have focused on the ways colonial and segregationist states deployed...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Catharine Anne Wilson Abstract Words are the usual focus of diary scholars. The physical diary is the focus of this article, along with the “diary-keeping” practices of Ontario-based farm men and women from 1830 to 1930. The convenient, compact, sturdy blank book was preferred by most diarists...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 659–689.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and crime to pen pigs and dispossess poor immigrant “swill women” of a means of reproduction. In the early twentieth century, officials championed pigs as living machines that turned garbage into pork, as long as they were spatially separated from the city and managed by professionalized men. Following pigs...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 October 2016
... men, understood that land promised economic opportunity and security for themselves and their families. Their efforts to maintain and build upon their estates challenge their image as mere caretakers. Land was a vital concern to women because it helped them to fulfill their responsibilities as wives...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 351–379.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Drawing on the archives of family-owned factories, invention patents, government documents, and oral histories of the men and women who used and designed domestic farm machinery, this article shows the importance of Argentine machine makers as innovational tinkerers and designers. © 2018 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the very real phenomenon of rural baseball itself. The claim that baseball has always been “a city game for city men” does not stand up to empirical scrutiny anymore than the Doubleday myth itself, as this address demonstrates with three case studies—Cooperstown in the 1830s, Davisville, California...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 January 2011
... not how the cotton pest destroyed the region’s staple crop, but how women and men across race and class lines understood the beetle’s threat and used it to their advantage. The statue, like the countless blues and folk songs about the pest, was a cultural statement that shaped the understanding of the bug...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 143–168.
Published: 01 October 2012
... that frontier cattlemen abused and grossly overstocked their ranges. It also illustrates the sophisticated rotational management programs that some of the most efficient present-day cattle producers in the area have instigated. In the final analysis, however, it underscores the disturbing fact that these men...