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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 703–704.
Published: 01 July 2000
... D. Rowley University ofNevada, Reno The Bottom Rung: African American Family Life on Southern Farms. By Stewart E. Tolnay. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. 296 pp., $45.00, hardback, ISBN 0-252-02435-4; $19.95, paperback, ISBN 0-252-06745-2. Much of The Bottom Rung will be familiar...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 701–703.
Published: 01 July 2000
... of the western dams for the return of nat? ural river systems. This choice would leave lands and cities without the wherewithal to produce and exist. William D. Rowley University ofNevada, Reno The Bottom Rung: African American Family Life on Southern Farms. By Stewart E. Tolnay. Urbana: University of Illinois...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 704–706.
Published: 01 July 2000
... refutes the findings of those who would blame slavery for the current perceived insta? bility in the African American family. Overall, The Bottom Rung is a fascinating look at the statistical evidence on African American rural life. It is generally well written, only occasionally lapsing into social...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 75–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., a threat to American identity. With their new metaphor, the economists recast tenancy into, in Ely s words, a good thing when it represents a rung in the agricultural ladder leading to a farm purchase. The best way to assure upward mobility, according to Taylor, was efficiency of production. Every man...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Prairie Provinces. Despite all the romance surrounding the footloose lifestyle of these wandering harvest gypsies, the realities facing them always remained grim. Occupying the lowest rungs of the American workforce, the bindlestiffs were poorly paid, badly fed, miserably housed, and shabbily treated...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2012
... : University of Massachusetts Press , 2005 ), xiii . Conference on Conservation , 7 , 8 , 11 . 7. Food and Agriculture Act of 1962 , Public Law 87-703, 87 th Cong., 2 d sess. ( Sept. 27 , 1962 ); Conference on Conservation , 12 – 13 . 8. Willard W. Cochrane and C. Ford Runge...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 210–226.
Published: 01 April 2018
... English Dictionary indicates that some called the cylindrical rods that separated and stabilized legs on a chair rounds, aka stretchers or rungs, and defines hurdle with extensive etymology. Scott s use of the terms implies the use of rectangular fence panels that used cylindrical rods to provide...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 336–357.
Published: 01 July 2006
... and the Progressive farmers they served celebrated a rural aesthetic that advocated recycling and thrifty management. Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Notes 1 Stewart E. Tolnay , The Bottom Rung: African American Family Life on Southern Farms (Urbana: University of Illinois...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 477–501.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and Feminism (Boston: South End Press, 1999) highlights black women at the bottom rung of a ladder of oppression. 2. Kathleen C. Hilton, “‘Both in the Field, Each with a Plow’: Race and Gender in USDA Policy,” in Hidden Histories of Women in the New South , ed. Virginia Bernhard, Betty Brandon...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 546–577.
Published: 01 July 2002
... they benefited from spreading fixed costs with little additional capital investment. Stewart was part of a team of agricultural economists, headed by Lewis C. Gray, who published a detailed study of farm tenure in 1923. While its focus was on tenancy, attempts were made to explain part-ownership as a rung...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 468–495.
Published: 01 October 2008
... research ideal and, as it did so, status became more relevant than ever. Entomology-traditionally dismissed as a branch of science full of eccentric bug catchers-had always occupied the lower rungs of the professional ladder as a "soft" field. Entomolo gistswere routinelystereotypedas out-of-stepwith...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 321–346.
Published: 01 July 2005
... the target of selfsufficiency in the production of wheat. In 1930 the Greek MP F. Sarantis argued that "wheat growing is on the lowest rung of incomes and the shortage of large agricultural ownerships renders problematic the survival of the farmers who insist on wheat cultivation."36 One possible explanation...