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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Gary S. Hartshorn In Search of the Rain Forest . Candace Slater . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Book Reviews / 265 a Living," which ranges across the landscape to cover the coal towns and lumber camps, as well as root gathering and the more recent production...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jeannie Whayne During the Wind and Rain: The Jones Family Farm in the Arkansas Delta, 1848-2006 . Margaret Jones Bolsterli . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 2010 Book Reviews absenceoftheintervenincgohortof agriculturaelconomichistorianws ho mighthavedoneso...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 536–558.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of practicing agriculture in a marginal environment and their ability to succeed in the face of periodic, intense, drought. An extension of older weather modification theories—such as rain follows the plow—rainmaking facilitated hope and empowered believers. Doubters, meanwhile, participated under the guise...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 629–663.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in Agricultural Manitoba (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011). An important exception is Donald Green. His study details the role of fossil fuels in the development of industrial irrigation on the High Plains but was published before the energy crisis. Donald E. Green, Land of Underground Rain: Irrigation of the Texas...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 266–267.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Sara Gregg Zoro’s Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods . Thomas Rain Crowe . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Agricultural History Spring velopment of the tin can, and the invention of large ironclad ships have all had impacts on food supply and dietary habits...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of Appalachian Folkways is that it raises a series of important questions that should be on the mind of anyone who cares about rural culture and its preservation. Sara M. Gregg Iowa State University In Search of the Rain Forest. Edited by Candace Slater. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.328 pp., $22.95...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 January 2008
... hoop skirts and mint juleps and more about hoeing and spreading manure. This book admirably drives home thatmessage. Between splitting rails, planting corn, and plowing, weather was a constant concern. At least two hurricanes rav ished the plantations and complaints about toomuch rain, not enough rain...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 294–295.
Published: 01 April 2007
... [the] earth [is] sorry and weeps. It rains or is angry and makes rain, fog & bad weather" (20). Turner compares the concept to James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis and argues that many traditional management practices have been lost or forgotten, and, not coincidentally, the productivity of the lands and waters...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the Agricultural History Society, 2017 DOI: 10.3098/ah.2017.091.2.171 172 Agricultural History harvest, and very often a new crop would spring up unbidden after the first rains. As stripper-harvesters replaced strippers, recovery declined leaving yet more seed to germinate, though even with the advent of more...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 307–309.
Published: 01 April 2015
... fleshed out. California bore the mystique of westward migration, evolved from a free state yet it, too, had racial troubles and enjoyed a more consistently pleasant climate, though not altogether free of disease and without Florida s replenishing rains. Boosters in both states emphasized Mediterranean...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 April 2007
.... By Thomas Rain Crowe. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005. 240 pp., $27.95, hardback, ISBN 0-8203-2734-4. Zoro's Field begins with Thomas Rain Crowe's return to the Southern Appalachians after decades away, and in this literary memoir Crowe describes his ambitions for a return to the land. The author...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 280–282.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and adapted to the cycles of rain and drought for generations. This approach results in an interesting cause-and-effect narrative where circumstances drought observed during various expeditions led to the region s unfavorable characterization as the Great American Desert, and how that perception influenced...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 292–294.
Published: 01 April 2007
.... Flowers, plants & grass especially the latter are the covering or blanket of the earth. If too much plucked or ruthlessly destroyed [the] earth [is] sorry and weeps. It rains or is angry and makes rain, fog & bad weather" (20). Turner compares the concept to James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis and argues...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 271–274.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., as the drought in California and the heavier spring rains in Iowa illustrate. The sustainability crisis and the climate change crisis are also linked by the reality that both are slow-moving crises, with no Pearl Harbor or 9/11 moment that would galvanize the public to demand and support action. As I write...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 648–666.
Published: 01 July 2000
... as light rains that add little if any moisture to the subsoil. However, heavy downpours are not unknown and severe flooding has wrought devastation at times. And, of course, the amount and distribution of precipitation has a very direct bearing on agriculture. The low annual rainfall has made...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 January 2007
... insteadforwhiteheronschokingon fishhooks,forblackbearsendangeredbyhighwaytravelersa,nd for naturetrailsstrewnwiththelitterofdisrespectfuhlikers.One exceptionis an essay by Thomas Rain Crowe entitled"You Are What You Eat," in whichCroweclaimsto "be" blueberriesb, lackberriesc,ucumbersa,nd new potatoes.Toutingorganicfarminags...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 155–165.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Bushels of Corn with 9 Inches Yearly Rain: Mr. Zeferino Dominguez, ’Corn King of Mexico,’ who also grows Two Bales of Cotton per acre under Dry Land Conditions," Houston Chronicle, May 21,1912, reprinted in Dominguez, The Modern Cultivation of Corn, 341 8 Dominguez, The Modern Cultivation of Corn...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 338–353.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., 1981 ) Gilbert C. Fite , Cotton Fields No More: Southern Agriculture, 1865–1980 (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1984 ) Donald E. Green , Land of the Underground Rain: Irrigation on the Texas High Plains, 1910–1970 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1973 ) James...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of the book are Muir's ability to cover a great deal of time and ter? rain in a cogent and informative manner. She is especially strong on the es? tablishment of early industries in New England, such as shoemaking, cot? ton mills, and papermaking. She has a brief discussion on the rise of technology...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Rain: TheJonesFamilyFarmin theArkansasDelta, 1848-2006. By Margaret Jones Bolsterli. Fayetteville:Universityof ArkansasPress,2008.144pp16.95,paperback,ISBN 978-1-55728-871-4. Whileithas becomealmostcommonplaceto accepttheinevitabilitoyfthe demiseofthefamilyfarminAmerica,MargaretJonesBolsterlhi...