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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 212–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
... along with a broad uptake of scientific methods and new agricultural technologies. We argue that although Australian agriculture was “born modern,” its modernity was ambiguous, as sitting beside its conventionally modern attributes were practices such as the harvesting, by farmers, of wild plants...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 280–281.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Melissa Walker A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America . By Janet Galligani Casey . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . 264 pp., $65.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-19-533895-9 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Marc Becker Myths of Modernity: Peonage and Patriarchy in Nicaragua . Elizabeth Dore . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 Book Reviews LatinAmerica and theCaribbean MythsofModernity:Peonage andPatriarchyinNicaragua.By Elizabeth Dore. Durham:Duke UniversityPress...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to the Mallee ideas about the promise f science and the hopes of modernity. It championed particular ideas about agricultural development, settlement, and the role of female labor in carrying out the yeoman ideal of the small farmholding. Although the product of a specific time and place, it also tapped...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and consolidation of holdings and provided moral lessons in the value of persistence. In the context of the rise of modern, scientific farming characterized by strict regimes of crop rotation and fallowing, self-sown crops encouraged farmers to maintain more adaptive, less regimented approaches. Ultimately...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Royden Loewen Abstract This article suggests that the idea of "modernization," the uni-linear transition from peasantry to commercial agriculture, has shaped much of the writing of rural immigrant communities during the twentieth century. It also suggests that the history of immigrant and ethnic...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 432–433.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Robert Corban The Shaping of Tuscany: Landscape and Society between Tradition and Modernity . By Dario Gaggio . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . 307 pp., $99.99 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-1071-2777-7 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 432 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 271–272.
Published: 01 April 2018
...E. N. Anderson Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China . By Ellen Oxfeld . Oakland : University of California Press , 2017 . 280 pp., $34.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-5205-9352-6 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 Book Reviews 271 Book Reviews Asia...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 299–300.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Tom Okie Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century . By Helen Zoe Veit . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2013 . 320 pp., $39.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-4696-00770-2 . © the Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Peter Atkins Book Reviews Global/Comparative Hunger:A Modern History.By JamesVernon. Cambridge:Harvard UniversityPress,2007.384pp29.95,hardback,ISBN 978-0-674-02678-0. I havebeentryintgothinkwhatthetitleofthisbookmighthavebeenbefore themarketindgepartmenotftheHarvardUniversityPressgotto work.My...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 552–554.
Published: 01 October 2010
...William K. Scarborough Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Vision of the Confederate Nation . John Majewski . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 Agricultural History Fall media reports, and participant observation (as a student when Columbia University managed the facility...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Erin McKenna Meat Makes People Powerful: A Global History of the Modern Era . By Wilson J. Warren . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2018 . 264 pp., $75.00 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-6093-8555-2. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 Book Reviews 187 changes wrought...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 636–655.
Published: 01 October 2019
... focusing on a single case study that pitted a local community against the SAFER, this article demonstrates how the French state was able to engage farmers in a brutal war of attrition while simultaneously refusing to take full responsibility for the social consequences of its modernization mandate. ©...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 840–841.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Mark Harvey Nature’s Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives . Anthony N. Penna . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 840 / Agricultural History the history profession to generate a new understanding to some of the basic tenets of our democratic faith...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
...William D. Rowley Reopening the Frontier: Homesteading in the Modern West . By Brian Q. Cannon . Lawrence : University Press of Kansas , 2009 . 304 pp., $39.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-7006-1657-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History Winter...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 423–424.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Ellen J. Amster The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco . By Stacy E. Holden . Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2009 . 325 pp., $69.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8130-3373-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 2011 Book Reviews headings were entered on blank...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 422–423.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Dolly Jørgensen Sir Hugh Plat: The Search for Useful Knowledge in Early Modern London . By Malcolm Thick . Totnes, Devon : Prospect Books , 2010 . 432 pp., $60.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-903018-65-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History Summer...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 97–98.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Fredrik Eriksson Bauerngesellschaften auf dem Weg in die Moderne: Agrarismus in Ostmitteleuropa 1880 bis 1960 . Edited by Helga Schultz and Angela Harre . Wiesbaden, Germany : Harrassowitz , 2010 . 296 pp., €46.00 , ISBN 978-3-447-06272-5 . © the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Carlos III de Madrid The Great American Mission: Modernization and the Construction of an American World Order. By David Ekbladh. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. 408 pp., $24.95, ISBN 978-0-691-15245-5. The Hungry World: America s Cold War Battle against Poverty in Asia. By Nick Cullather...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 278–280.
Published: 01 October 2012
... and associated issues. Michael Steinberg University of Alabama Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton. By Seung-Joon Lee. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. 320 pp., $55.00, hardback, ISBN 978-08047-7226-6. This well-researched and well-crafted monograph...