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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... On the conceptual and analytical problems involved in situating the geo-body of Burma in Asia, see, for example, Jonathan Saha, “Is It in India? Colonial Burma as a ‘Problem’ in South Asian History,” South Asian History and Culture 7, no. 1 (Jan. 2016): 23-29; David Vumlallian Zou and M. Satish Kumar, “Mapping...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 578–603.
Published: 01 July 2002
... secoli, 79 32 Luethy, "Outlines," 127–60 Ricuperati, Il Settecento, 810–12, 817–18 Hanns Gross , Rome in the Age of Enlightenment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990 ), 164 The Problem Eighteenth-century of Leasefarming Piedmont in and Lombardy DANIEL M.KLANG...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 371–372.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Harry C. McDean American Agriculture and the Problem of Monopoly: The Political Economy of Grain Belt Farming, 1953–1980 . Jon Lauck . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Book Reviews / 371 thony Patrick O'Brien argues persuasively that from 1860 to 1900 the black-white...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 445–446.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Alasdair Ross Landlords and Tenants in Britain, 1440-1660: Tawney's Agrarian Problem Revisited . Edited by Jane Whittle . Woodbridge : Boydell Press , 2013 . 256 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-84383-850-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 2015 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Yan Gao The Yellow River: The Problem of Water in Modern China . By David A. Pietz . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2015 . 384 pp., $35.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-674-05824-8. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural History Winter on artificial...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 46–73.
Published: 01 January 2010
...., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999), chpt. 5, 209-46; C. L. Marlatt, "Need of National Control of Imported Nursery Stock," Journal of Economic Entomology 4 (Feb. 1911): 107-24. 29 W. A. Orton, "Plant Quarantine Problems," Journal of Economic Entomology 7 (Feb. 1914); Orton, "The Biological Basis...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2010
...ANNE EFFLAND Abstract This address is an exploration of a lifetime of disparate and often conflicting observations about how different people view what is right and good for agriculture, food, and farmers around the world. The exploration utilizes the concept of wicked problems to focus...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 173–192.
Published: 01 April 2005
... farming activity on its steep slopes, soil erosion has been a problem since the turn of the twentieth century. Erosion threatened the long-term viability of farming in the Palouse and the economic health of greater eastern Washington. Local efforts at stemming the problem were nonexistent in the 1910s...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 276–310.
Published: 01 April 2021
... manufacturing while controlling inflation through intervention in the agricultural sector. In time, agrarian poverty led to a rural exodus, with the population of farm households dipping below 50 percent for the first time in 1969. In part because of these rapid shifts in population and production, the problems...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 October 2008
... in attempting to solve a problem that continues to affect New Zealand farmers, killing according to one estimate between 10 and 15 percent of their stock annually. Second, it addresses a related problem that has a much longer history of human poisoning, but that turned out to have quite unexpected causes in New...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 193–220.
Published: 01 April 2005
... attempts at land improvement in this area. These primarily involved the expansion of agricultural areas, intensive land cultivation, and introduction of new field crops. However, agricultural production in the communist period, especially until the mid-1960s, was not market-oriented; therefore problems...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 224–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of access to and ownership of environmental resources, as well as the resources used, influenced the implementation of the reform. The article also considers the problem of the real outcomes of state planning. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Notes 1. Jean-Pierre Jessenne, Pablo F. Luna...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 April 2019
... knowledge and policy via demonstrators to control people and landscapes. This article complicates this important position by arguing that the problems and possibilities of agricultural demonstration, which today remains central to agrarian policy in many countries, must be situated at the intersection...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 580–593.
Published: 01 November 2022
... on their land. The financial repercussions are noted, but the focus is the emotional toll of the crisis, including stress, depression, suicide, divorce, dysfunctional family relationships, rural social problems, and how the Farm Crisis frayed the fabric of rural communities. cltevis@wccta.net Copyright...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 273–310.
Published: 01 May 2023
... hard red spring wheat region. Rust outbreaks originated in US barberry bushes, so one might think that Mexican scientists would have entered the United States to solve this problem with transnational wheat rust. Instead, the reverse occurred. Nevertheless, the MAP successfully produced new rust...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 237–261.
Published: 01 April 2014
... for doing so. They made changes to their production practices because of specific problems they encountered with the conventional system. In the 1980s several pioneering farmers turned to on-farm processing and sold their dairy products in alternative retail outlets. They were also instrumental...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., and crop-specific time sensitivity. On balance, evidence suggests that crop coordination challenges were the chief obstacle to Malayan smallholder involvement in oil palms before the 1950s. Unlike for estates, however, coordination problems for smallholders were more likely underwritten by the draw...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 72–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
...; unlike other proposed alternatives to cotton, peaches flourished in many places. But the history of the “labor problem” in the Georgia peach belt makes it clear that peach production depended on the cotton economy. Peaches required large amounts of labor only at harvest time, which came during a lull...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 225–251.
Published: 01 April 2011
... parishes—one devoted to cotton production, the other to sugar. Data from these parishes and elsewhere in Louisiana suggests several problems with Ransom and Sutch's conclusions, especially their famous “territorial monopoly” thesis. Moreover, the superior performance of sugar parish stores underscores...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 174–194.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Jeffrey Filipiak Abstract When Wendell Berry and others criticize contemporary agriculture, their arguments are often dismissed as naïve and grounded in longstanding agrarian myth, rather than engagement with contemporary problems. But Berry's proposals developed in response to a series of learning...