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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 224–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... sources of the Agrarian Reform Authority’s historical archive, this article examines the controversial debate over the reform outcomes, focusing on a limited area in southern Tuscany, the Grosseto Plain, as a case study. Analysis of initial projects and their changes over time demonstrates that the form...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Daegan Miller Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture in US Literature, 1850–1905 . By Kathryn Cornell Dolan . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2014 . 248 pp., $60.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8032-4988-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 2015 Book...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 606–607.
Published: 01 October 2015
...John Hayes Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South . By Fred C. Smith . Jackson : University Press of Mississippi , 2014 . 224 pp., $60.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-61073-956-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 276–277.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Patrick G. Williams Yeomen, Sharecroppers, and Socialists: Plain Folk Protest in Texas, 1870-1914 . Kyle G. Wilkison . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring Westhas givenus a valuableadditionto the historiographoyf the South CarolinaUpcountry. EldredE...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Steven Reschly New York Amish: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State . Karen M. Johnson-Weiner . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2010 . 240 pp., $24.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8014-4518-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 547–549.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Brian Q. Cannon Plain but Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers . By Brock Cheney . Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press , 2012 . 224 pp., $19.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-60781-208-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 2013 Book Reviews selecting sites...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 265–266.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Monica R. Gisolfi 2008 BookReviews ganic farming, and sustainability movements have their codes of acceptable conduct, sharing some practices and differing strongly in others. Douglas Helms Natural Resources Conservation Service Plain Folk's Fight:The CivilWar and ReconstructioninPineyWoods...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 428–429.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ruth Mostern The River, The Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China (1048–1128) . By Ling Zhang . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2016 . 333 pp., $80.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-1071-5598-5 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 428...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and on the Great Plains. Successful apple growing in this relatively small, ecologically and economically distinct region faced many geo-specific obstacles. Although the Black Hills provided shelter from winter winds, moderated temperatures, and provided enough water—at least compared to the surrounding northern...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 500–502.
Published: 01 July 2020
...David B. Danbom Legacies of Dust: Land Use and Labor on the Colorado Plains . By Douglas Sheflin . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2019 . 426 pp., $55.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8032-8553-8. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 500 Agricultural History and country...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 629–663.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Andrew Watson Abstract Historians of agriculture have not spent enough time thinking about energy, and historians of energy have not spent enough time thinking about agriculture. During the second half of the twentieth century, farmers transformed the High Plains of the United States...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Kimberly K. Porter Sod Busting: How Families Made Farms on the Nineteenth-Century Plains . By David B. Danbom . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 . 144 pp., $19.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-4214-1451-5 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 2015 Book...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 536–558.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Julie Courtwright Abstract Rainmaking flourished on the Great Plains during the 1890s drought. A complicated hybrid of sincere belief in science and confidence games, Plains peoples' willingness to place tentative faith in the practice reflected larger insecurities about the advisability...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 159–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Steven J. Bucklin Cold War in a Cold Land: Fighting Communism on the Northern Plains . By David Mills . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2015 . 312 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8061-4694-2. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 2016 Book Reviews history from...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Frederick R. Davis Fruits and Plains: The Horticultural Transformation of America . Philip J. Pauly . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 2010 BookReviews providereliefto thousandsofmigranthseadingfora newlifeinKansas.In additiontolocalsourceso...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Richard Lowitt The Great Plains during World War II . R. Douglas Hurt . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring Thosewhofocusonfarmerws hoenduredlifeinthesouthernswamplands willappreciatethedeathtollthefamilysufferedinthemid...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Cheryl Lyon-Jenness High Plains Horticulture: A History . John F. Freeman . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring Thiem providesbiographicalinformationfor his three subjects,but his book does not fallintothe categoryof a conventionabl iographyH. e...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Lisa Ossian Children of the Western Plains: The Nineteenth-Century Experience . Marilyn Irvin Holt . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Book Reviews / 127 Mingling, matching, and cross-referencing the contents of these transcribed conversations prove the heroic role...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Warren Elofson Abstract This paper compares the levels of violence and law breaking on the cattle frontiers of the northern Great Plains of North America and the Northern Territory of Australia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It argues that various conditions peculiar...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 441–442.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Geoff Cunfer The Big Empty: The Great Plains in the Twentieth Century . By R. Douglas Hurt . Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2011 . 344 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8165-2972-8 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 2014 Book Reviews Wells-Furby s...