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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 555–556.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Donald C. Jackson The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement along the Lower Colorado River . Robert A. Sauder . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 2010 Book Reviews for orange trees,Henry Sanford turned to indentured Swedish laborers to work his...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 378–379.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey Charles Drought, Water Law, and the Origins of California’s Central Valley Project . By Tim Stroshane . Reno : University of Nevada Press , 2016 . 234 pp. $32.95 , paperback, ISBN: 978-1-9438-5906-1. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 378 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 463–480.
Published: 01 April 2002
...," Washington Historical Quarterly9 (October1918): 259 -76 C. Brewster Coulter , "The New Settlers on the Yakima Project, 1880-1910," Pacific Northwest Quarterly61 (January1970): 10 -21 G. Thomas Edwards , "Irrigation in Eastern Washington, 1906-1911," Pacific Northwest Quarterly72...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 448–462.
Published: 01 April 2002
... in Early New Deal," Political Science Quarterly97 (Summer 1982): 255 -78 3 Karen Merrill, "In Search ofthe ’Federal Presence’ in the American West," Western Historical Quarterly30 (Winter1999): 453 , 455 5 U.S. Department ofthe Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Columbia Basin Project Joint...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jeffrey Charles Drought, Water Law, and the Origins of California’s Central Valley Project . By Tim Stroshane . Reno : University of Nevada Press , 2016 . 234 pp., $32.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-9438-5906-1 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 440 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 493–519.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Jahue Anderson Abstract This is the story of failure: in this case, an irrigation project that never met its boosters' expectations. Between 1880 and 1930 Wichita Falls entrepreneur Joseph Kemp dreamed of an agrarian Eden on the Texas rolling plains. Kemp promoted reclamation and conservation...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Peter D. Griggs Sugar, Steam and Steel: The Industrial Project in Colonial Java, 1830–1885 . By G. Roger Knight . Adelaide : University of Adelaide Press , 2014 . 256 pp., $44.00 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-922064-98-1. © 2016 the Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Bonnie Lilienfeld Web Review Farmworker Movement Documentation Project, Cesar Chavez, The Farmworker Movement: 1962-1993, httpwww.farmworkermovement.org The Farmworker Movement Documentation Project was created by LeRoy Chatfield, a former volunteer in Cesar Chavez's farmworkers movement...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 333–357.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Joel Orth Abstract During the Shelterbelt Project of the 1930s, foresters trained and instilled with Progressive-era values confronted an uncooperative public and nature on the Great Plains. Foresters assumed planting trees in shelterbelts was primarily a scientific and technical task. However...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 311–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Shannon Stunden Bower Abstract Between 1965 and 1970, Canada’s Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA) took on an international development project in the newly independent African nation of Ghana. The PFRA was an agency of the federal government responsible for driving mid-twentieth...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., all relief and recovery programs were coordinated by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA), a locally run federal agency of the Second New Deal. Between 1935 and 1943, Puerto Rican engineers and workers constructed seven major hydroelectric projects in the Cordillera Central to generate...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 323–351.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... The resettlement projects were part of larger efforts to modernize rural America. "Modernization" is a complex process whereby a relatively specific set of assumptions and behaviors make other assumptions and behaviors "wrong, "both morally and pragmatically. The removal of former tenants and their replacement...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 209–229.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Timothy Johnson Abstract In the years before World War I, America's federal government played a very limited role in advanced fertilizer research. This changed after 1916 when lawmakers included a provision in the National Defense Act that funded a swords-to-plowshares project to manufacture...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 108–140.
Published: 01 January 2020
... geographer Raymond Crist, this essay traces intellectual traditions of race and nation as early organizing principles in the social and political projects of agricultural development in the Caribbean that laid the foundations for the Green Revolution in Latin America. The Puerto Rican Connection: Recovering...
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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 (2007) 81 (1): 36–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
... that abetted the enactment of the Florence-Casa Grande Project of 1916. Using a combination of Pima voices and modern GIS analysis substantiates that the Pima were versatile in responding to severe water deprivation a century ago and adapted by scaling back the amount of land they cultivated, eliminating...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 317–341.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and internal improvement projects, which drew thousands of Irish immigrants into the interior of the Mississippi valley in the decades before the American Civil War. Scholars will better understand the experience of these Irish laborers through the lens of “the second slavery,” which helps point the way...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 503–527.
Published: 01 October 2009
... the commission collaborated with the USDA ’ s Extension Service in a popular reading project geared toward South Dakota farm women. This "Reading in the Home" program greatly increased reading opportunities and motivations. Of particular interest to rural women were tales of pioneer life featuring strong...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 121–145.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Peter A. Kopp Abstract This essay documents the century-long efforts of Peter Darby, Ernest S. Salmon, and Ray Neve, all of whom were directors of England's Hop Research Program. While these scientists engaged in myriad projects, the central story surrounds the development and release of hybrid hop...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 383–413.
Published: 01 August 2023
... in twentieth-century Latin America, and it is a history that has left surprising traces in both local Honduran landscapes and the face of global agribusiness today. Ultimately, by introducing oil palm to Central America, United Fruit's crop diversification project served to replace one monoculture with another...
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