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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the hardships and exaggerated the benefits of homesteading. In the 1920s Ole Rølvaag's Giants in the Earth reflected the public's reduced faith in homesteading and rural life. In the 1930s the novels of Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane reflected conservative opposition to the New Deal. Mid-twentieth...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 33–56.
Published: 01 July 2012
... agriculture and anxiety about its perceived collapse during the 1930s. This essay explores the historical experience of Sallisaw, the Oklahoma community Steinbeck fictionalized in his novel. It argues that many aspects of Steinbeck's work reflected reality, but that the roots of local farmers' social...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 78–96.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the highways, Cook traveled to the Bootheel to observe conditions there and wrote a novel about what she saw. She also helped support the Sharecroppers’ Camp, or Cropperville, a privately funded refuge for displaced farmworkers. Murphy came to St. Louis in the mid-1930s to teach farmworkers how to organize...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of California's geography, social and economic his? tory, and cultural productions. The book is divided into two parts, the first of which analyzes the modes of capital circulation during the late mining and early agricultural periods. Part II consists of an interesting treatment of the California novel...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 488–490.
Published: 01 August 2023
... antirevolutionaries and ethnic minorities, especially the Cham (Muslim Cambodians) and Vietnamese. These caveats aside, Red Harvests adds important and novel explanations for this mass violence that the existing accounts, including Hinton's, have overlooked. I found Red Harvests to be novel in its critical...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 620–621.
Published: 01 October 2003
... this novel thesis in "The Sheep Breeders' Legacy to Gregor Men? del," published in the proceedings of a symposium held in Kuparovice, Czechoslovakia, in 1983. Later, Orel situated this legacy within a larger portrait of hereditarian history in Stephen Finn's translation of his Heredity before Mendel...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 280–281.
Published: 01 April 2011
...). Casey also examines the middlebrow female novelists Edna Ferber, Elizabeth Maddox Roberts, Martha Ostenso, and Gladys Hasty Carroll, whose popular farm novels many critics have dismissed as nostalgic.Yet Casey demonstrates that these works were strong social critiques that presented farm culture...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 225–230.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., sustain, and define them. In this view, the beaver—and by extension you're to think “human” here—does not just create its dam; rather, the beaver simply is its dam. Both beavers and humans cannot logically be understood apart from the novel environmental niches in which they live and develop. 6...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 272–274.
Published: 01 October 2012
... novels by Willa Cather or Louis Bromfield are insufficient to capture the complexities of the agrarian tradition in American literature (which encompasses poetry as well as fiction), and the editorial commentary offers little information about, for instance, the enormous popularity of 273 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 January 2021
... different methodological approach. The notes are thick with primary sources, but no novel ones, nor any that are uniquely deployed. A large fraction of the primary sources for the chapter on DDT, for example, are from the New York Times. The book does not situate itself within the secondary literature...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 January 2021
... overarching argument is also familiar: it echoes that of a range of works such as bestseller Jared Diamond s Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997) and historian Edmund Russell s War and Nature (2001). Von Hippel s work is intentionally synthetic, but neither its parts nor its synthesis offer novel material or ideas...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2021
... in long-standing notions of household economies and production. Liu is an excellent analyst of the economic ideas that appeared in works of political economy, plays, novels and other texts in India, China, and Europe. This is no small feat. Like other new works on the history of capitalism, however, we...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 622–627.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to the complexities of Mesopotamian agriculture. Professor Martin Jones, accompanied by crop plant specimens, explored the origins of the “Big 3” (wheat, rice, and maize), while Dr. Inanna Hamati-Ataya used maps to trace the Neolithic movement of crop plants. For students in the summer school, novel teaching...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 121–145.
Published: 01 February 2023
...), Neve steadily relied on Mendelian genetics to unlock the spoils of genetic diversity. 34 He continued the familiar duties of hand-dusting pollen onto flowers and hoping for successful crosses, and the work of collecting novel germplasm from around the world—including collaborations with Belgium...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 October 2013
...://www.bigstory.ap.org/article/usda-chief-rural-americabecoming-less-relevant (accessed Jan. 29, 2013). 2. Jane Smiley , Moo: A Novel ( New York : A. A. Knopf , 1995 ). A convenient piece on the 1980s farm crisis is Jason Manning , “The Midwest Farm Crisis of the 1980s,” nd, The Eighties Club, http...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 156.
Published: 01 January 2011
... interested in articles that address a novel subject, demonstrate considerable primary and secondary research, display an original interpretation, and are of general interest to Society members and other Agricultural History readers. Policies and Processes for Manuscript Submissions 1. All manuscripts must...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 296.
Published: 01 April 2011
... interested in articles that address a novel subject, demonstrate considerable primary and secondary research, display an original interpretation, and are of general interest to Society members and other Agricultural History readers. Policies and Processes for Manuscript Submissions 1. All manuscripts must...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 127.
Published: 01 January 2012
... interested in articles that address a novel subject, demonstrate considerable primary and secondary research, display an original interpretation, and are of general interest to Society members and other Agricultural History readers. Policies and Processes for Manuscript Submissions 1. All manuscripts must...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 124.
Published: 01 April 2012
... interested in articles that address a novel subject, demonstrate considerable primary and secondary research, display an original interpretation, and are of general interest to Society members and other Agricultural History readers. Policies and Processes for Manuscript Submissions 1. All manuscripts must...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 285.
Published: 01 October 2012
... interested in articles that address a novel subject, demonstrate considerable primary and secondary research, display an original interpretation, and are of general interest to Society members and other Agricultural History readers. Policies and Processes for Manuscript Submissions 1. All manuscripts must...