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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 470–472.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Brooks Blevins A Store Almost in Sight: The Economic Transformation of Missouri from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War . By Jeff Bremer . Iowa City : University of Iowa press , 2014 . 252 pp., $39.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-60938-226-1 . © the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Douglas McCalla Abstract Based on account books, a frequently overlooked type of source, this is a study of grocery purchases made by sample customers from some country stores in Upper Canada (Ontario), in selected years between 1808 and 1861. Although literary sources suggest otherwise, no one...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 336–357.
Published: 01 July 2006
... their limited financial and labor resources into household equipment and furnishings, knick-knacks and personal adornment, land, and homes. They used the legal system to secure their property and convey it to heirs even as unscrupulous landlords conspired against them. But purchasing land could limit a family’s...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 559–583.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Carin Martiin Abstract Swedish agriculture in the 1950s deviated from general Western European patterns as the increased use of purchased inputs was not accompanied by sharply increased outputs. Instead, some crop yields declined, some were stagnant, and some increased, primarily wheat...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 215–244.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the twentieth century, the rise of wage labor and increased access to cash facilitated the shift from a diet comprised primarily of traditional food produced by Hopi farmers to one dependent on food purchased in grocery stores or acquired through food aid programs, contributing to high rates of obesity...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 417–443.
Published: 01 August 2022
... War wheat narrative away from staples like bread to confectionary products made with soft white flour. Japanese buyers and consumers purchased soft white wheat not to feed the hungry but instead to serve a growing market for cakes and other confectionary products. This relationship helps understand...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 452–472.
Published: 01 October 2013
... system of the new Dominion of Canada giving rise to tension and conflict. When migration became a reality, conservative Mennonites sought to reestablish the colony and village tenure systemby seeking a block sale of their individual lands in Manitoba and by purchasing land in Mexico under colony title...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 269–295.
Published: 01 July 2006
... in distant markets. The case of iceberg lettuce shows that the industrialization of agriculture was largely idiosyncratic, and the level of industrialization possible for any specific crop varied, depending equally on the nature of the commodity and the willingness of consumers to purchase it. The emergence...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 212–244.
Published: 01 April 2021
... purchasing ability. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 NOTES 1. Stanley Lebergott, “Labor Force and Employment, 1800–1960,” in National Bureau of Economic Research, Studies in Income and Wealth, vol. 30: Output, Employment, and Productivity in the United States after 1800 (New York...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 420–452.
Published: 01 July 2003
... to a midwestern settler of the nineteenth century could protect themselves by having their purchaser execute a note and chattel mort? gage that converted the items sold or other personal property in contrast with real into security for the debt. Chattel mortgages were common legal instruments in the Middle West...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 669–688.
Published: 01 October 2002
... of "sit-down" and "dry shirt" ease, but farmers found more compelling reasons for abandoning their existing set of tools. Farmers in Iowa used combines during these years because they could afford to hire or purchase the machines, the technical obstacles were minimal, families enjoyed work and leisure...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 381–392.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of the University of Nebraska were experimenting with growing sugar beets along the Platte River nearby. Their results showed that sugar beets could be successfully raised with the promise of large profits. In 1887 residents of Grand Island, caught up in the sugar mania, subscribed money to purchase a used sugar...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2002
... reached onethird?still not a majority. American households performed one or two steps in the production process and farmed the rest out to local craftspeople. In ad? dition, those households that possessed all the required means of production were as likely to purchase cloth as the ones that did not. Lack...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 368–390.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Maintained in the Washington Office, Records of the Farmers Home Administration, 1918–1975, RG 96, National Archives II, College Park, Md. (hereafter RG 96, NARA II). The majority of records from the National Archives cited in this paper involve southern rural rehabilitation and tenant-purchase clients...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 July 2000
... want, from fresh and dried meat, dairy products, vegetables, and flour to clothing, toiletries, and housewares. Stores also bought foodstuffs and dry goods from local producers, thereby acting as points of purchase as well as points of sale. Company stores were situated throughout the colony, and more...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 October 2016
... numerous means, including land grants, inheritance, or purchase. Focusing on West Feliciana Parish, this study argues that women, like men, understood that land promised economic opportunity and security for themselves and their families. This is revealed in the number of women who possessed land, its...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (4): 438–465.
Published: 01 October 2004
... Tim Fish, "Constellation Eyes Purchase of Sutter Home," Nov. 9, 2001, http:// www.winespectator.com Hasani Gittens , "Constellation Brands Still Cheery As Boozers Shift Venues, Not Habits," New York Post , Jan. 2 , 2002 Jessica Wohl, "Constellation: Acquisitions to Lift Growth...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 366–380.
Published: 01 April 2000
... market and im? ports relatively inexpensive to U.S. consumers. Consequently, the Nixon administration devalued the dollar, meaning that less foreign currency would be required to purchase a dollar. By 1973, devaluation was deter? mined to be insufficient to stem mounting U.S. trade deficits. The U.S...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 187–214.
Published: 01 April 2017
... as the Commonwealth of Australia, Victoria was a self-governing colony of Great Britain. The term “closer settler” refers to settlers placed on estates purchased by the Victorian government after 1904 . 2. Bruce R. Davidson , European Farming in Australia: An Economic History of Australian Farming ( New...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 39–54.
Published: 01 January 2017
... a lack of education, a shift to single-crop farming economic stupidity, according to historian Fite increased production while prices fell, and wasted treasure purchasing what historian Earl Hayter labeled miracle seeds advertised in newspapers and magazines. On the other hand, a bevy of scholars...