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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 (2020) 94 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of postwar transformations in France and Europe. Robert W. Lewis California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 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...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Tore C. Olsson 168 Agricultural History 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. In historical narratives of post 1945 US suburbanization, the central...
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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 (2007) 81 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 January 2007
...James S. Day Rich Man’s War, Poor Man’s Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War . Jeanette Keith . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2007 BookReviews market,so here his accountsquares withbut does not significantlaylter...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Royden Loewen Abstract This article suggests that the idea of "modernization," the uni-linear transition from peasantry to commercial agriculture, has shaped much of the writing of rural immigrant communities during the twentieth century. It also suggests that the history of immigrant and ethnic...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 New Directions in Rural History PAMELA RINEY-KEHRBERG SCHOLARS WHO DEFINE THEMSELVES as rural historians face a difficult task when they try to describe their field. What is it that makes their scholarship distinctively...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 474–475.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Kathryn Beasley Kb13k@my.fsu.edu Better Living by Their Own Bootstraps: Black Women's Activism in Rural Arkansas, 1914–1965 . By Cherisse Jones-Branch . Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press , 2021 . 240 pp., $39.95 , hardcover, ISBN 9781610757447 . Copyright ©...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 484–486.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Jenny Barker-Devine Jenny.barker-devine@ic.edu Dividing Paradise: Rural Inequality and the Diminishing American Dream . By Jennifer Sherman . Oakland : University of California Press , 2021 . 288 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 9780520305144 . Copyright © 2022...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 620–622.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Mary Lorena Kenny kennym@easternct.edu For Land and Liberty: Black Struggles in Rural Brazil . By Merle L. Bowen . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2021 . 249 pp., $99.00 , hardback, ISBN 9781108832359 . Copyright © 2022 the Agricultural History Society 2022...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Steven Noll nolls@ufl.edu Peculiar Places: A Queer Crip History of White Rural Nonconformity . By Ryan Lee Cartwright . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2020 . 272 pp., $30.00 , paperback, ISBN 9780226696881 . Copyright © 2022 the Agricultural History Society 2022...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Jie Zhao This book has made a number of significant contributions to our current knowledge of the history of the Cultural Revolution. By examining rural Feng County, the authors add a new research dimension that should offer a deeper understanding of the Cultural Revolution as a whole, as well...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 533–534.
Published: 01 October 2009
... © 2009 Agricultural History Society 2009 Remembering the Great Depression in the Rural South . Kenneth J. Bindas . ...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 557–558.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., Californiaa,nd othersouthwestersntatesanticipateand planforthelikely shortagesto come. RobertW.Adler Universitoyf Utah Global The Dragon and theElephant:Agriculturaalnd Rural Reformsin China and India. Edited byAshok Gulati and ShenggenFan. Baltimore:Johns HopkinsUniversityPress,2008.576 pp38.00,paperback...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 430–436.
Published: 01 October 2009
... farmers’ resistance to the transformation of rural life wrought by agribusiness. Focusing on the processes of negotiation between women and men in farming families and rural communities, Íeth illuminated the relationship between women’s work and their power. Tracing the dense networks that connected farm...