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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 (2006) 80 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Sterling Evans Abstract For nearly sixty years, roughly 1880 to 1950, before the affordability and wide-spread use of combines, grain production in the American and Canadian Great Plains was dependent on harvesting with binders. Binders cut the grain stalks and then tied them into bundles...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 383–384.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Mark Coyne Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food Production . Vaclav Smil . Copyright 2005 Agricultural History Society 2005 Book Reviews / 383 nessing water power to produce scythes for farmers, spindles for textile mills, and cotton...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 370–371.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Hans Christian Wien Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas . Steve Striffler and Mark Moberg . Copyright 2005 Agricultural History Society 2005 Book Reviews Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas. Edited by Steve Striffler and Mark Moberg...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Béatrice Craig; Judith Rygiel; Elizabeth Turcotte The Homespun Market-Oriented in the Nineteenth Paradox: Production of Cloth in Eastern Canada Century BEATRICE CRAIG, JUDITH RYGIEL, ELIZABETH TURCOTTE Domestic manufacturing and outwork in the European countryside has gen? erated a tremendous...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 326–328.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Brent D. Shaw The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organization, Investment, and Production . Edited by Alan Bowman and Andrew Wilson . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . 352 pp., $150.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-19-966572-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 22–50.
Published: 01 January 2016
... that the major coffee producers coexisted with thousands of small- and medium-scale farmers also dedicated to coffee production. This analysis of the agricultural sector also demonstrates the existence of considerable production for the internal market, and, in many cases, on farms also producing coffee...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 5–38.
Published: 01 January 2017
...: Institutional Change in US Cotton Production, 1920–1960,” Journal of Economic History 63 (June 2003 ): 447 – 88 ; Olmstead and Rhode , Creating Abundance , 155 – 98 . 24. Olmstead and Rhode , “Hog-Round Marketing,” 447 – 88 ; Olmstead and Rhode , Creating Abundance...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Abraham Gibson Animals as Food: (Re)connecting Production, Processing, Consumption, and Impacts . By Amy J. Fitzgerald . East Lansing : Michigan State University Press , 2015 . 210 pp., $44.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-61186-174-7 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 559–583.
Published: 01 October 2015
.... There was an increase in pork whereas other animal products were unchanged or reduced, especially the total production of milk. At the same time, the Swedish population increased, which meant a decline in total output per capita. This was, however, no problem as Sweden was already self-sufficient in food...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 536–537.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Margaret Yates Peasants and Production in the Medieval North-East: The Evidence from Tithes, 1270-1536 . Ben Dodds . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 AgriculturHalistory Fall PeasantsandProductioninthMe edieval North-East:TheEvidencefrom Tithes,1270-1536.By Ben Dodds...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 51–78.
Published: 01 January 2009
... economic areas inspired Mao to launch an industrialization program that would push the People’s Republic past Great Britain in some production categories within fifteen years. Beginning in 1958 Mao imposed unrealistic targets on Chinese grain production to extract funds from agriculture for rapid...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 April 2009
...JOSEPH M. HODGE Abstract This article draws attention to the unfolding debate concerning forest cover loss, climatic change, and declining cocoa production in the Gold Coast (Colonial Ghana) during the early twentieth century. It argues that, although desiccationist theory was prevalent, its...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 544–545.
Published: 01 October 2010
...David B. Hollander Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East . Michael Decker . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 Agricultural History Fall already easily available in recent paperback editions of the collections in which...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 461–490.
Published: 01 October 2018
... analysis of Caribbean sugar plantations and rum production, this article’s perspective necessarily relegates them to the fringe of the historical conversation. The preponderance of work on early modern sugar plantations took place at the nexus of human labor and environmental processes. When we understand...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 491–511.
Published: 01 October 2018
... further created an effective medium through which agricultural improvements were rapidly disseminated among the rural population. These special events had an important role in generating and spreading new production knowledge in the conditions of an underdeveloped economy. © 2018 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 460–492.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Jane Mt. Pleasant Abstract Iroquois maize farmers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries produced three to five times more grain per acre than wheat farmers in Europe. The higher productivity of Iroquois agriculture can be attributed to two factors. First, the absence of plows in the western...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 68–90.
Published: 01 April 2012
... was the effort to raise the standard of living for the county's rural poor through increasing home-farm production and improving diet. The initiative entailed active intervention by Farm Security Administration farm and home supervisors and illustrates the tension between the desire to promote independence among...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 132–134.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Don Garden Global Industry, Local Innovation: The History of Cane Sugar Production in Australia, 1820–1995 . By Peter D. Griggs . Bern : Peter Lang , 2011 . 964 pp., $124.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-3-0343-0431-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 144–169.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., and Industrial Capitalism,” Past and Present 38 ( Dec. 1967 ): 56 – 97 , shows how a new sense of work time was critical to industrialization. For a broader description of social space and the construction of spatial systems, see, Henri Lefebvre , The Production of Space , trans. Donald...