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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 355–389.
Published: 01 April 2003
... environment from large-scale development. Since the 1980s, they developed a series of interethnic environmental alliances that successfully opposed coal and uranium mines, bombing ranges, and other "outside" threats to their lands and cultures. A common defense of the local place provided a path out...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 174–194.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Jeffrey Filipiak Abstract When Wendell Berry and others criticize contemporary agriculture, their arguments are often dismissed as naïve and grounded in longstanding agrarian myth, rather than engagement with contemporary problems. But Berry's proposals developed in response to a series of learning...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 91–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Juri Auderset; Peter Moser Abstract This article explores how Swiss agronomists and farmers experienced, perceived, and interpreted the modernization of North American agriculture from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries by examining a series of travel reports, correspondence...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 531–552.
Published: 01 November 2022
... crisis as early as 1978. They were motivated by a scriptural belief in land stewardship as well as empathy for their struggling rural parishioners. Throughout a series of noteworthy conferences, position statements, and protest actions coordinated by religious organizations across the denominational...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 461–490.
Published: 01 October 2018
... work as a form of energy transfer, and place it at the center of sugar production, then the Atlantic world emerges as a series of interconnected energy flows rather than merely a collection of shared human experiences. Just as in the present day, early modern sugar agroecosystems were organized around...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (1): 36–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
...David H. Dejong Abstract In the first decade of the twentieth century, the United States Indian Irrigation Service attempted to quantify the amount of land currently and previously irrigated on the Pima Reservation. Using triangulation surveys, engineer Charles Southworth produced a series of maps...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 333–354.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Ken Coates Abstract The 1999 Supreme Court of Canada decision in the case of R. v. Donald Marshall Jr. brought about a dramatic change in Aboriginal (First Nations) fishing and harvesting rights in Canada’s Maritime Provinces. Marshall argued that a series of eighteenth-century treaties signed...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2004
... were the masters of their political systems and dominated the political life of their countries in the 1960s. With similar rural backgrounds and professions, they understood one another and treated the foreign policy of their two countries as a series of political deals. Johnson’s most important...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 127–146.
Published: 01 April 2005
.... Sometimes the physicians drove, but in many cases, they flew to the location. In the 1980s these individuals formed a series of companies under the name of "Mid-States whose employees performed diagnostic work ranging from echocardiography to pregnancy sonograms. One company even provided fitness equipment...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Abstract This essay examines persistence and change in very small communities, something that has particularly concerned researchers since the 1930s. The USDA examined these issues in its “Culture of A Contemporary Rural Community” series in the early 1940s and re-evaluated...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 328–350.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Todd Cleveland Abstract This paper examines how a series of agricultural initiatives forestalled mechanization on the mines of the Companhia de Diamantes de Angola (Diamang) by facilitating the expansion of the company’s African labor force. Unlike other regional mining companies, from its...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 517–537.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Cameron L. Saffell Abstract This article continues a series about material culture studies and analysis in agricultural history research. Farm implements and machinery collections, even without extensive documentation of their farmer-owners, are wealthy sources of information that bring tangible...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 393–411.
Published: 01 July 2019
.... Lucille Marsh, Dec. 3, 1951, Box 8416, Series 2036: Midwife Program Files and Photos Public Health Nursing Division, 1911 1976, Mississippi State Department of Health, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi (hereafter cited as Department of Health Records) (emphasis added...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 477–501.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and Home Demonstration Work,” p. 1 (typescript), Folder 6, Box 80, Cooperative Extension Service, Administration, 1918–1987, Series 32, Strom Thurmond Institute, Clemson University Libraries (hereafter STICUL); Oscar B. Martin, “The Beginning of Home Demonstration Work,” pp. 1–2 (typescript), Folder 1, Box...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 393–408.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Report of Iowa Book of Agriculture, 142 and "1970 Apple Grower Survey Report, Western IowaEastern Nebraska," File 5/17, Box 5, Series 9/16/21, E. L. Denisen Papers, ISUSC 9 Anon., "History of Iowa Beekeeping," Forty-Sixth Annual Iowa Year Book of Agriculture, 213-18 Twenty-Sixth Annual Iowa Year...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Science and Technology, Report No. 39 , Feb. 1975 , box 6, Series III:2 , MC1490, Dale Bumpers Papers, Special Collections, Mullins Library (hereafter DBP). While the CAST dismissed dioxin as a serious health risk at low dosages, other studies conducted by medical professionals drew different...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 36–68.
Published: 01 January 2021
...” and that “innovative ways of labor accounting” were central to cotton slavery. Beckert, Empire of Cotton: A Global History (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014), 61, 116. Walter Johnson uses the entirety of the book as a proxy for representing the “cotton business as a series of sum totals: days, bales, dollars...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of Appalachian folk culture, but the viability of the folk landscape seems both less certain and more endangered. The greatest contribution 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...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 140–154.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., "Mortgages," Book D, 219, 389, Sacramento Archives and Museum Collection Center, Sacramento [hereafter SAMCC] Edmund L. Brown to Myra R. Clark, Bond, March 7,1853, Yolo County, "Probate Case Files," old series, miscellaneous folder John W. Myrick v. W. W. Brown ( 1853 ), Yolo County, District Court...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 January 2017
... 978-1-61186-174-7. The field of animal studies has long since come of age. While early practitioners sometimes faced ridicule, most scholars now recognize that nonhuman animals have played a critical role in the human experience. Several publishers now offer book series that examine the place...