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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 594–608.
Published: 01 November 2022
.... PRK: How were those reports received? PL: [ Laughs ] I think generally by the time the census came out and by the time I'd done analysis it confirmed the suspicions of some folks. Dave and PrairieFire probably would have said, This is what we've been talking about at the local level. Now they had...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 271–278.
Published: 01 July 2001
... of his former fields, Svobida remarked on the number of trees now growing on the formerly barren farm and commented, "I was way off when I said the Plains had gone to desert to stay. I wasn't even in the buggy. Somehow the land recovered. Kansas is green again." Part of the re-greening of Kansas was due...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2012
... by modernization theory, are said to have shaped the form and the content of US policymaking. Much of the writing on modernization, 106 2012 Book Reviews however, has assessed its intellectual history and has said surprisingly little about the actual projects that the United States sponsored. We are fortunate...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 281–326.
Published: 01 July 2010
... saying." Olef a Koerth Matthies recalled that her sister played the organ and familymembers sang. Olefa Matthies said, "My mother would come in. She said, 'Don't sing German songs! Whatever you do, don't sing?otherwise theymight come and get us In the late 1920s Howard Matthies attended the only high...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 426–443.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of life and the rural community as offering children and youth a kind of freedom that cities did not. speaking in retrospect of what they had thought as they contemplated adulthood and marriage, many women said their main concern was that relationships in the families they formed should be less...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 137–141.
Published: 01 April 2002
... growth of the region because of water limitations. In this widely denounced piece, he said the desert was everywhere in the region so much so that it even reached out "to argue with the sea." Despite Webb's almost mythical authoritative standing, recent scholarship increasingly suggests that both East...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2010
... understandanythinghe said, and when I finallytold himso in a thoroughlyprofanefashion,I succeeded onlyin provokinga wide grinalong withtheassurance,"Jimmyy,ou'rea mensch" Later,afterseeingJackin the middleof his Fulbrightyearat Genoa, I was thoroughlyconvinced thattheonlywaytheItalianswould ever be shed of himwas...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 57–74.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and hypocrisy of the church s prohibition. Down at Maine, they were so restricted that you couldn t even play Virginia Reel unless you sang it. That was Fitch Marean s idea. I flounced out of church. I said, come on, let s this was when I was in high school let s do Virginia Reel. It s lots more fun than...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 494–512.
Published: 01 October 2015
... up several interests of his United Farm Workers Union (UFW), including housing, education, and healthcare for farmworkers and their families. Just before leaving, however, he mentioned another challenge the short-handled hoe. Like so many, he said, I wake up in the night with the pain that comes...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 436–460.
Published: 01 October 2006
... good history,thatresearchin primary materialswasessentiala, ndthatgoodhistorianps ublishedandwroteclearly and felicitously.Canadianscholarshad neglectedagriculturahl istory,he said,andsuggestedthata thesisin thatareacouldbe interestingandprofessionallyuseful.Nine monthsof research,mainlyin periodicalsg...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 275–276.
Published: 01 May 2022
... thing, there is a tension between accessibility and comprehensiveness. The book covers pretty much everything about the cow, but without footnotes. There is a bibliography, though admittedly it is stronger on the natural history of cattle than its cultural history. That said, a more comprehensive...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 190–219.
Published: 01 April 2006
... as their friends had hoped to see them become?" His answer was an immediate "No!" The reason for this was not so much a lack of funding, Bailey said, but rather a failure to adapt to farmers' needs.11 Bailey felt that the central problem was pedagogy. Educators had not fully embraced the new conviction...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 452–476.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Sea Island plantations that freedpeople and others had gained from the federal government through direct tax deeds.23 Simkins said of her father s mother, Mary Dobbins, After freedom, his mother worked as a nursemaid in a white home there in Columbia. And she became pregnant by the father...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 April 2013
...-written throughout, and derived from solid research, the use of oral histories in the later chapters makes Cranbury particularly appealing as a case study in community preservation. It was former Speaker of the House Thomas P. Tip O Neill who famously said that, all politics is local ; books like...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 276–277.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Cranbury particularly appealing as a case study in community preservation. It was former Speaker of the House Thomas P. Tip O Neill who famously said that, all politics is local ; books like Cranbury remind us that the same might be said of history. Mark Edward Lender Kean University Poultry Science...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 143–168.
Published: 01 October 2012
... ); Donald Worster , Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s ( New York : Oxford University Press , 1979 ); Randy McFerrin and Douglas Wills , “Who Said the Ranges were Over Stocked?” http://www.ebookbrowse.com/who-said-theranges-were-over-stocked-pdf-d174239339 (accessed May 22, 2012...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 290–299.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of academics, and his quiet good humor. His loss leaves a hole in the organization, and I will miss him. DON PISANI Much can be said about Fred Williams exemplary service to the Agricultural History Society, but let me begin with a more mundane part of 294 2014 C. Fred Williams A Remembrance, 1943 2013 Figure...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 775–798.
Published: 01 October 2000
...; Walters and Dunbar to Cross, 5 April 1921, ff 905, box 113 A. E. Cross Family Fonds ; Farm and Ranch Review , 5 December1921 7 Executive Meeting, 30 June 1922, ff 8, box 1 Canadian Livestock Exchange , when he said that "Nothing is so important to western Canada, not even...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 247–262.
Published: 01 April 2015
... as meritocratic as they could be because they mostly overlooked lower-income students. While at amherst he worked to change some of that. Today more than 22 percent of students at amherst receive Pell grants. Marx said, We claim to be part of the american dream and of a system based on merit and opportunity...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 77–103.
Published: 01 July 2012
... attractive for the mothers, wives, and daughters of farmers. There was, he explained, no more important person, measured in influence upon the life of the nation, than the farmer s wife, no more important home than the country home. In a subsequent letter to Bailey on November 9, 1908, Roosevelt said...