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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 639–641.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Steven Gimber Williams provides a wealth of detail about the early history of Penn State and addresses previously unanswered questions about its past. However, the book prompts many new questions about this rocky period in the history of the school and agricultural education in Pennsylvania...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 269–270.
Published: 01 April 2016
...James H. Tuten Penn Center: A History Preserved . By Orville Vernon Burton, with Wilbur Cross . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2014 . 232 pp., $24.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8203-2602-3. © 2016 the Agricultural History Society 2016 2016 Book Reviews the book is the lack...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 282–283.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the embrace of pesticides. Michelle Mart Penn State University Berks Country Comes to Town: The Music Industry and the Transformation of Nashville. By Jeremy Hill. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. 224 pp., $26.95, paperback, ISBN 978-1-62534-172-3. Contemporary country music is often...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 February 2024
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 268–269.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... as deluca notes, there are homes that you run from and homes that you run to. as these letters show, her grandmother and grandfather built the latter. Megan Birk University of Texas Pan American Penn Center: A History Preserved. By Orville Vernon Burton, with Wilbur Cross. athens: university of Georgia...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 270–272.
Published: 01 April 2016
... with Clemson university extension. The Penn Center could have closed its doors at many different crisis moments during its 153 years of existence. distrust and dislike from local whites, waning interest from northeastern donors, and the spread of public schooling and car travel to the once-isolated sea island...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 4–21.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., Debra Bowers, Josh Duke, Tom Daniels, and Mike McGrath, Rutgers Cooperative Extension and the Farmland Preservation, Saving America's Farms and Farmland: Celebrating Forty Years of Farmland Preservation, A Two-day National conference, May 12–13, 2014, Hershey, Penn. 8. J. Dixon Esseks...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 619–621.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Corey Campion Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field . By Heather Swan . University Park : Penn State University Press , 2017 . 176 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-271-07741-3 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 Book Reviews 619 Bibliographic essays...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 535.
Published: 01 October 2009
... of an AmericanNaturalist.By Clark A. Elliott.Bethlehem,Penn.: Lehigh UniversityPress,2007. 294 pp., $59.50,hardback,ISBN 978-0934223-91-1. ThaddeusWilliamHarriswas a reservedt,aciturnNew Englanderwhowas ipsrdeisfefnitcaut tlttohdecayr(euantiloensosofna ehwomorek-sginrothweAntmroepriiccsa!n...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 537.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Book Notes A Farm Heritage Album. By Cynthia Bombach Helzel. Greensburg, Penn.: Purlin Press, 2000. 119 pp., $19.95, paperback, ISBN 0-9702380-0-2. Shares the stories and photographs of fifteen Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, farm families...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 July 2000
... County, 932–1163 20 Michael V. Kennedy , "An Alternate Independence: Skilled Workers in the Pennsylvania Iron Industry, 1725-1775," Essays in Economic and Business History16 ( 1998 ): 113 -25. 21 Lemon, The Best Poor Man’s Country, 94–97 Lucy Simler, "Tenancy in Colonial Penn...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 535–536.
Published: 01 October 2009
... scholarsofthefield. JonathanRuss UniversitoyfDelaware ThaddensWilliamHarris(1795-1856):Nature,Science,and Societyin the Life of an AmericanNaturalist.By Clark A. Elliott.Bethlehem,Penn.: Lehigh UniversityPress,2007. 294 pp., $59.50,hardback,ISBN 978-0934223-91-1. ThaddeusWilliamHarriswas a reservedt,aciturnNew...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 283–284.
Published: 01 April 2017
... what more must be done to loosen the embrace of pesticides. Michelle Mart Penn State University Berks Country Comes to Town: The Music Industry and the Transformation of Nashville. By Jeremy Hill. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. 224 pp., $26.95, paperback, ISBN 978-1-62534-172-3...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 247–248.
Published: 01 April 2008
...-1914. Mark Freeman has assembled a selection of thismaterial, notably seeking out rarer documents that are not easily located in the public domain-so no Sturt, Arch, or Penn-shorter tracts, for reasons of space, and regional diversity in so far as this is possible. The five volumes cover different...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 411–414.
Published: 01 October 2006
... will certainlyexpandthe list,but those are the "bigthree"from the earlier period. Q. What/whohavebeenthemajorinfluencesonyourideasandcareer? A. In additionto the leadinglightsof the "newsocialhistory"of the 1970s-scholars like StephenThernstromandHerbertGutman-I owe a lot to my dissertation director at Penn, Charles...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 July 2002
... Weaver, M. E. Bradford, Thomas Fleming, and John Shelton Reed have tried to continue part of the agrarian enterprise, even in the years that old agrarians like Tate and Robert Penn Warren had rejected many of their earlier interests. The work is unique in stressing the centrality of Tate and Davidson...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 617–619.
Published: 01 October 2018
... from the Field. By Heather Swan. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017. 176 pp., $29.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-271-07741-3. For more than a decade, journalists and scientists around the world have chronicled the threat to honeybees posed by modern agriculture, pesticides, and disease...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 245–247.
Published: 01 April 2008
... located in the public domain-so no Sturt, Arch, or Penn-shorter tracts, for reasons of space, and regional diversity in so far as this is possible. The five volumes cover different themes. Volume one con tains information on thematerial and moral condition of the rural poor prior to 1872 with, inevitably...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 433–435.
Published: 01 July 2007
...& theCultivationof Sustain ability. By Michael Mayerfeld Bell., University Park: Penn State Univer sityPress,2004. 296 pp., $22.50,paperback, ISBN 0-271-02387-2. Michael Bell is a rural sociologist who believes that the impact of industrial agriculture on farm families, rural communities, and the environment...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 435–437.
Published: 01 July 2007
... FarmingforUs All: PracticalAgriculture& theCultivationof Sustain ability. By Michael Mayerfeld Bell., University Park: Penn State Univer sityPress,2004. 296 pp., $22.50,paperback, ISBN 0-271-02387-2. Michael Bell is a rural sociologist who believes that the impact of industrial agriculture on farm families...