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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 434–458.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Timothy K. Minella Abstract In the early nineteenth century, agricultural reformers in the United States called for the establishment of pattern farms, institutions that would conduct experiments in husbandry and model proper agricultural practices for farmers. This essay analyzes the drive...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nathan M. Sorber Abstract This article explores the social origins and mobility patterns of the first student cohorts at the land-grant colleges in Maine, Massachusetts, and New York. The author finds that the scientific curricula, advanced academic standards, and tuition costs at the early land...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 91–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
... examines how these visitors perceived and interpreted the patterns of agricultural modernization in the United States and Canada and how they comparatively embedded these observations in the epistemic paradigms shaped by their experiences at home. Furthermore, the article explores how the preoccupation...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 477–501.
Published: 01 July 2019
... experienced the “double discrimination” of race and gender. Race prevented the development of an equal professional sisterhood. Examining the divergence of women’s experiences in South Carolina illustrates a pattern of cooperation across gender lines and friction across racial ones. © 2019 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 608–635.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Brian Payne Abstract The medical discovery of vitamins in the 1920s ushered in a new era in food consumption patterns. The food industry sought to capture the public’s concern for wholesome diets by marketing their products as rich in vitamins, normally with very little to no scientific evidence...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 541–568.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... As a consequence, a new discipline, naval stores chemistry, developed on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean in the service of two competing industries. A new set of complex knowledge circulation patterns also emerged between scientists in both countries as they sought to protect their economic environment...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2005
... when changes to local life and work patterns, most notably the decline of small-scale mixed farming, altered the Ozarks in ways that made the area incompatible with small-scale canning. Copyright 2005 Agricultural History Society 2005 Notes 1 John Stewart , "The Kamloops Canneries...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 October 2004
... agriculture was strong. This article, which is part of a larger project that studies the transition from small farms to publicly owned forests in Appalachia, analyzes the agricultural patterns within five Blue Ridge Mountain hollows and the economics of subsistence farming in the early twentieth century...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 420–452.
Published: 01 July 2003
... development, production patterns, and the ethnocultural backgrounds, tenure, and gender of the farm operators. They provide comparative data on the extent to which the farmers also borrowed on landed security. They include two detailed case histories of unsuccessful chattel borrowers but also show...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 446–476.
Published: 01 October 2009
.... Increasingly, middle-class farm women were turning away from the hard work of dairying and investing themselves in new ways in the upward mobility of their family farms. Rural life shaped distinct gender patterns in European and American history, and the rural experience shaped the larger trajectory of women’s...
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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 (2020) 94 (4): 568–599.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the widespread use of enslaved labor. As a conceptually reconfigured site, Pinar del Río offers a new narrative of Cuban tobacco, one that identifies and understands the area as an additional site of slave commodity production in the nineteenth-century Atlantic world. Through a pattern of interconnected...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 559–583.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Carin Martiin Abstract Swedish agriculture in the 1950s deviated from general Western European patterns as the increased use of purchased inputs was not accompanied by sharply increased outputs. Instead, some crop yields declined, some were stagnant, and some increased, primarily wheat...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 312–335.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the chain of events, the story of these adoptions equally reflects the influence of human and social factors upon the pattern of agricultural change. Individuals and newspapers were more integral to the process of investigating the uses of Chewings fescue and paspalum than departments and government reports...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 703–704.
Published: 01 July 2000
... to historians of twentiethcentury southern agriculture. It tells the story of the formation, reproduction, and work patterns of southern African American farm families. What The Bottom Rung does in a new and fresh way is to bolster narrative evi? dence with quantitative verification. Author Stewart Tolnay...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 634–635.
Published: 01 October 2018
... further upriver migration. Miles analyzes marriage patterns and argues these signaled a shift from temporary migration to permanent settlement. Book Reviews 635 Miles argues that the institutions and practices contributing to twentieth-century overseas Chinese migration emerged in this context. Other...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 January 2016
... champlain s travelogues. Cape Cod also might have benefitted from a deeper analysis of how the cape s fast-moving geological processes influenced the region s ecology and human settlement patterns. despite these small quibbles, cumbler s Cape Cod is the most comprehensive and nuanced book on the peninsula...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 701–703.
Published: 01 July 2000
... Press, 1999. 296 pp., $45.00, hardback, ISBN 0-252-02435-4; $19.95, paperback, ISBN 0-252-06745-2. Much of The Bottom Rung will be familiar to historians of twentiethcentury southern agriculture. It tells the story of the formation, reproduction, and work patterns of southern African American farm...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 438–466.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Sean W. Gouglas Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 [Footnotes] 1 Gordon Darroch and Lee Soltow, Property and Inequality in Victorian Ontario: Structural Patterns and Cultural Communities in the 1871 Census (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994 ), 18...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., Wellington County Museum and Archives, Guelph, Ontario. won. A striking symmetrical pattern of red, white, blue, and green silk ribbons frame a circular pattern of red and white ribbons in the middle of the quilt. At the center of the circular shape is a prominent rosette made from yellow ribbons. The design...