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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 759–774.
Published: 01 October 2000
... in the discussion that followed and in her "When Rural Does Not Equal Agricultural," Agricultural History74 (Spring2000): 489 -501 3 Robert C. Swierenga , " Agriculture and Rural Life: The New Rural History ," in Ordinary People and Every day Life: Perspectives on the New Social History , ed. James...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
... inexpensive electric power while also providing adequate flood relief, year-round irrigation for the dry southern coast, and abundant reserves of clean drinking water. As with other PRRA projects, all property, constructions, and lands of the rural electrification program were transferred to the local...
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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 (2020) 94 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Diane L. Krahe Unlikely Alliances: Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands . By Zoltan Grossman . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2017 . 392 pp., $30.00 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-2957-4152-9. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 162...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Tore C. Olsson Bulldozer Revolutions: A Rural History of the Metropolitan South . By Andrew Baker . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2018 . 237 pp., $59.95 , hardcover, ISBN 9-780-8203-5414-9. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 168 Agricultural History Bulldozer...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Mark Aldrich Abstract Beginning in the 1870s, kerosene stoves became fixtures in many farm kitchens, as households shifted from wood or coal to oil fuel. Surveys during the 1930s reveal that, outside of cities, oil was afar more common cooking fuel than gas. Yet the literature on farm and rural...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 281–283.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Eric C. Stoykovich Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts . By Marla R. Miller . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press , 2019 . 384 pp. $64.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-4214-3274-8. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 317–319.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Margaret Weber Rube Tube: CBS and Rural Comedy in the Sixties . By Sara K. Eskridge . Columbia : University of Missouri Press , 2018 . 254 pp., $50.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8262-2165-0. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Book Reviews 317 an undeniable role in abetting...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 224–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Nicola Gabellieri Abstract After World War II, the Italian government launched an agrarian reform scheme to develop rural areas (1950–1965). The plan aimed to create small, highly mechanized farms for social, political, and economic purposes. Using the textual, statistical, and cartographical...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Doug Genens Abstract From 1966 to the late 1970s, California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) helped farmworkers unionize, fight for safer workplaces, and create a more just farm economy. Studying CRLA as part of the War on Poverty’s Legal Services Program allows scholars to rethink the parameters...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 386–412.
Published: 01 July 2020
... development. In the 1860s the expansion of wasteland and the rising price of grain in provinces destroyed by the Taiping Rebellion convinced some to voice support for introducing labor-saving machinery into rural areas. In the 1870s the drought that catalyzed the North China Famine persuaded others...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 685–686.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Venus Bivar Rural Inventions: The French Countryside after 1945 . By Sarah Farmer . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2020 . 200 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-1900-7907-9. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Book Reviews 685 Rural Inventions: The French Countryside...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 179–185.
Published: 01 January 2019
...J. Blake Perkins Featured Review Listening to Rural Americans in Trump Country J. Blake Perkins Williams Baptist University The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America. By Robert Wuthnow. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 200 pp., $24.95, hardback, ISBN 978-0-691-17766-3...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 365–367.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michelle Martindale © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 Women in Agriculture: Professionalizing Rural Life in North America and Europe, 1880–1965 . Edited by Linda M. Ambrose and Joan M. Jensen . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2017 . 272 pp., $65.00 , paperback...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 599–600.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Story Matkin-Rawn The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900–1941 . By Bernadette Pruitt . College Station : Texas A&M University Press , 2013 . 480 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-60344-948-9 . 2015 Book Reviews pleasure to read...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 608–610.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Henry Knight Lozano California Dreaming: Boosterism, Memory, and Rural Suburbs in the Golden State . By Paul J. P. Sandul . Morgantown : University of West Virginia Press , 2014 . 220 pp., $27.99 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-938228-85-5 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 57–74.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Grey Osterud Abstract Many early twentieth-century observers attributed the migration of young people from the countryside to the city as much to the dullness of rural life as to its declining economic opportunities. The recollections of women and men who had grown up in a rural community near...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Charles C. Alexander The Farmers' Game: Baseball in Rural America . By David Vaught . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 . 232 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-4214-0755-5 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Agricultural History Winter The Farmers...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 310–311.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Robin C. Henry Just Queer Folks: Gender and Sexuality in Rural America . By Colin R. Johnson . Philadelphia : Temple University Press , 2013 . 264 pp., $32.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-4399-0998-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Agricultural History Spring tler...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Gilson Waldkoenig Baptized with the Soil: Christian Agrarians and the Crusade for Rural America . By Kevin M. Lowe . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2015 . 232 pp., $74.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-19-024945-8. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 2016 Book Reviews...