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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 496–518.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Virginia Dejohn Anderson Abstract For over thirty years (1653-1685), Thomas Minor kept a diary recording his activities as a farmer in Stonington, Connecticut. This article uses Minor’s diary, the only extant document of its kind for the seventeenth century, to reconstruct key features...
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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 (2016) 90 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Adam Sundberg; Sara Brooks Sundberg Abstract While it is well known that a widespread minority of white women owned agricultural land in the early South, scholars rarely interpret them as landowners actively involved in acquiring or managing their lands. This paper investigates women as landholders...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 143–168.
Published: 01 October 2012
... and women represent a small minority of the foothills ranchers and that the decline of rough fescue, wheat grass, and other grass species indigenous to the area for centuries, has not significantly been reversed. In that respect, the legacy of the frontier lives on. © the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Mark R. Schultz Abstract Oral history can enliven and deepen scholarship in agricultural history. It offers access to areas of investigation where traditional sources are scanty or uninformative. It is particularly useful for filling in the voices of women, minority groups, and the poor. It grants...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 512–544.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Jonathan Dekel-Chen Abstract There is a historical model for rural empowerment of ethnic minority groups resettled as productive farmers, most for the first time in their lives. I base this model on the long history of Jewish agrarianism from the late nineteenth until the mid-twentieth century...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
...John Pickard Abstract Post and rail fences had a relatively minor role in England in the eighteenth century, primarily to protect young hedges. However, they rapidly became the most advanced form of fences in the new Australian colonies founded in 1788 and later. The key feature is that thinned...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 258–292.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Debra A. Reid Abstract "African American Farmers and Land Loss in Texas," surveys the ways that discrimination at the local, state, and national levels constrained minority farmers during the twentieth century. It considers the characteristics of small-scale farming that created liabilities...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 358–380.
Published: 01 July 2007
.... It investigates the links between the establishment of agricultural schools, the teaching of demotic in elementary school, and the integration in the labor market not only of thousands of unemployed Greek citizens, but also of approximately 1.2 million Asia Minor refugees who fled to Greece after 1922...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 321–346.
Published: 01 July 2005
... to Settlement ," in Reluctant Hosts: Europe and its Refugees , ed. Daniele Joly and Robin Cohen (Aldershot: Avebury, 1989 ), 133 3 Dimitri Pentzopoulos , The Balkan Exchange of Minorities and its Impact Upon Greece (Paris, The Hague: Mouton, 1962 ) Maximos Maravelakes...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 255–257.
Published: 01 April 2003
... "Minority Land and Community Security." Land has always been central to North American history. Rural minority communities in particular have historically been land-based. Many continue to be, as this volume testifies. It also underscores the continuing significance of the past in the present. All...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 222–227.
Published: 01 April 2004
... interesting, alive, and meaningful that I decided by my senior year in high school that it would be my college major. I completed a major in history and a minor in economies at the University of South Dakota. Q. What drew you to agricultural history? A. I became interested in farming and its problems partly...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 656–661.
Published: 01 November 2023
... resources, and life sciences within the U.S.” 3 The program advocated that proposals “expose/engage students in cultural diversity of the U.S.,” such as partnering with a minority-serving institution and exploring geographic locations “that are significantly different from what students experience...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Douglas Sheflin Minor complaints such as these will do little to detract from the book's contributions. Saitua adeptly weaves together several complicated bodies of literature to shine a light on a largely unknown story of community development and adaptation in the American West. Two minor...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 April 2005
... in agriculture. If the authors seemingly concede that economic considerations are in the minority and that most ecologi? cally friendly advances are made with different intentions, then perhaps a broader view of this evolution is necessary. A final critique of this work is its contemporary setting. The problem...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 February 2024
...-restoring fodder, textile plants, and oleaginous crops during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In Inquiétude dans les champs , Delleaux shows that improvements of this sort occurred thanks to innovative minorities. When groups of pioneering farmers exhibited strong conviction in the face...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 306–307.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., with some minor changes in the main text. Nugent does not provide an exhaustive history of Populism in Kansas, but rather focuses on the complex social and economic grassroots culture of the movement. However, the book benefits from a superb 306 2015 Book Reviews new preface, where Nugent deftly analyzes...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 413–414.
Published: 01 July 2007
.... The possibility of having face-to-face relationships in a community in the twenty-firstcentury may be one of the gifts Amish and other minority groups contribute to this country. There are numerous examples of the importance of primary community in James's book and to some extent this would be an expectation...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 328–350.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to the Managers of Diamang , Dec. 31, 1923 , p. 1 , Folder 86 2°; H. T. Dickinson to Direction Technique , Dec. 9, 1931 , p. 1 , Folder 86 23°, MAUC. 56. Todd Cleveland , “Minors in Name Only: Child Laborers on the Diamond Mines of the Companhia de Diamantes de Angola (Diamang), 1917–1975...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 225–226.
Published: 01 April 2005
... the book just plain informative. The most notable limitation to Scarborough's analysis is the absence of ex- tant private. papers for almost two-thirds of the biggest masters. Scarbor? ough's careful exposition of the massive surviving archive of personal papers informs us about only a minority...