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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 108–140.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Timothy W. Lorek Abstract This essay revisits a 1947 article about race and colonial history in the Americas to uncover overlooked geographic and intellectual components of the emerging Green Revolution in agricultural technologies then in formation. It argues that Puerto Rico and the island’s...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 52–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
... 3 Isabel Becerra de Weirich, "Las primeras estaciones agronómicas en Puerto Rico" (master’s thesis, University of Puerto Rico, 1969). 4 Richard A. Overfield, "Science Follows the Flag: The Office of Experiment Stations and American Expansion," Agricultural History64 (Spring 1990): 31 -40...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 703–705.
Published: 01 October 2021
...William A. Morgan Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899–1940 . By Cesar Ayala and Laird Bergad . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 322 pp., $99.00 , hardback, ISBN 9781108488464. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 Book...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 July 2011
...José O. Solá Abstract This article presents new research on the impact and consequences of the incorporation of Puerto Rico into the American economic sphere of influence and how much change truly took place during the first decades of the twentieth century. As reconstructed here, Puerto Rico's...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 115–116.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Deborah Cohen Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement before the UFW: Puerto Rico, Hawai‘i, California . By Dionicio Nodín Valdés . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2011 . 328 pp., $55.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-292-72639-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 593–594.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., the analysis is excellent. This work promises to be a useful addition to the growing body of literature on the relationship between land use and conceptions of nature, progress, and morality. Philip Mills Herrington James Madison University Latin America Puerto Ricans in the Empire: Tobacco Growers and US...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 34–56.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Juan José Baldrich Abstract This article examines the transition of the Puerto Rican operations of the “Tobacco Trust” from a cigarette manufacturing operation in 1899 to an agribusiness by 1911. The Porto Rican American Tobacco Company (PRATCO) created monopolistic conditions by absorbing the two...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 452–454.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Jeffrey M. Pilcher Eating Puerto Rico: A History of Food, Culture, and Identity . By Cruz Miguel Ortíz Cuadra . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2013 . 408 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-4696-0882-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 424–426.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Maura I. Toro-Morn We Are Left Without A Father Here: Masculinity, Domesticity, and Migration in Postwar Puerto Rico . By Eileen J. Suárez Findlay . Durham : Duke University Press , 2014 . 300 pp., $24.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8223-5766-7 . © 2016 Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Geoff Burrows Abstract The Great Depression in Puerto Rico was marked by interconnected infrastructural, environmental, and socioeconomic crises caused by the global economic contraction and two devastating natural disasters, the San Felipe and San Ciprián hurricanes of 1928 and 1932. After 1935...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., the volume also reviews and is conversant with the relevant cuban tobacco literature originating on the island itself, the united States, Mexico, Puerto rico, and Spain. chapter one addresses the diffusion of tobacco to europe, while chapter Two examines the development of specific techniques in the planting...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 701–703.
Published: 01 October 2021
... spotlight on the role played by the silent majority will enrich the debates of the next generation. Pamela Radcliff University of California San Diego Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899 1940. By Cesar Ayala and Laird Bergad. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 322...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to the disappearance of between 30,000 and 50,000 small-scale landowners by the 1930s (5). In stark contrast, Ayala and Bergad s collection of data shows landlessness among Puerto Rico s rural population at 72 percent in 1899, a rate that would remain consistent over the next three decades with data from 1935 showing...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 113–115.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and the Labor Movement before the UFW: Puerto Rico, Hawai i, California. By Dionicio Nod ´n Valde´ s. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011. 328 pp., $55.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-292-72639-0. Dionicio Nod ´n Valde´ s opens his examination of farm labor organizing with a conundrum: Puerto Rico, Hawaii...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 423–424.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., Domesticity, and Migration in Postwar Puerto Rico. By Eileen J. Suárez Findlay. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 300 pp., $24.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-8223-5766-7. Eileen Suárez Findlay s new book explores an important chapter of the Puerto Rican diaspora: the 1950s recruitment of over five thousand...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 591–593.
Published: 01 October 2015
... on the relationship between land use and conceptions of nature, progress, and morality. Philip Mills Herrington James Madison University Latin America Puerto Ricans in the Empire: Tobacco Growers and US Colonialism. By Teresita A. Levy. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2015. 200 pp., $28.95, paperback, ISBN...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Scholar Latin America Eating Puerto Rico: A History of Food, Culture, and Identity. By cruz miguel ortíz cuadra. chapel hill: university of north carolina press, 2013. 408 pp., $45.00, hardback, isBn 978-1-4696-0882-2. This excellent book opens with a list of the favorite dishes of puerto rican...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 594–595.
Published: 01 October 2015
... colonialism, Caribbean, and Puerto Rican history. Rosa Elena Carrasquillo College of the Holy Cross Global Remarkable Plants That Shape Our World. By William F. Bynum and Helen Bynum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 240 pp., $35.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-226-20474-1. Helen and William Bynum have...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., The Golden Leaf is a refreshing contribution to cuban tobacco based on extensive archival research. Juan José Baldrich Universidad de Puerto Rico Río Piedras Rice: Global Networks and New Histories. edited by r. Francesca Bray, Peter a. coclanis, edda l. Fields-Black, and dagmar Schäfer. cambridge: cambridge...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 415–416.
Published: 01 July 2016
... such racialized meanings of particular sugars could shape whole economies and empires. After 1898 the United States had built a sugar empire of trade and tariff policies that linked Cuba, Hawai i, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico to the cane fields of Louisiana and the beet farmers of the western states...