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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 70–93.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in agricultural production following World War II possible. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 NOTES 1. Shell Oil Company , Shell … Soldier and Civilian ( np : Shell Union Oil , 1945 ), unpaginated. 2. Shell Oil Company , Agricultural Laboratory , Better Farming Through Research...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Nancy J. Taniguchi Empty Shells: The Story of Petaluma, America’s Chicken City . Thea Lowry . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews / 131 welcome addition to the growing of law, culture, land, and place. literature focused upon the convergence Gordon Morris...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 396–397.
Published: 01 April 2021
... aspect is the botanical diversity of pecans: the differences in nut sizes, flavors, oil content, nuts per tree, and shell characteristics (which control how pecans are processed for use) are surprising. Yet another surprise was the rapid spread of pecan production. Pecans are now being grown from Georgia...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 554–555.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Jim Norris Florida’s Working-Class Past: Current Perspectives on Labor, Race, and Gender from Spanish Florida to the New Immigration . Robert Cassanello and Melanie Shell-Weiss . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 Agricultural History Fall Despite its flaws, there ismuch...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 May 2023
... version in Agricultural History . 2 Within the context of the book, the story of a toxic fumigant being injected into the topsoil of a declining California crop field is a brilliant presentation of the overall argument. The soil fumigant DD, named after two novel chlorinated chemicals from Shell's...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., Fullerton Empty Shells: The Story of Petaluma, America's Chicken City. By Thea Lowry. Novato, Cal.: Manifold Press, 2000. 271 pp., $40.00, hardback, ISBN 0-9610116-1-0. This is a very special book. The author, Thea Lowry, grew up on a Peta? luma chicken ranch (the preferred term) and writes warmly...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 530–544.
Published: 01 April 2000
.... The machine had a problem, though. Mud gummed up the wheel. To counter that drawback, a few ma? chines were produced which were powered by gasoline engines mounted to the frame. However, other concerns also mitigated against farmers pur? chasing the machines: their costs were high; they shelled too much corn...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and vegetable trade. dibromochloropropane (dBcP), tradenamed Fumazone and nemagone and manufactured by dow and Shell, was used to destroy tiny roundworms in soil, initially around the pineapple crop in Hawai i. characterized in Shell advertisements as a Thief in the Soil, these largely invisible nematodes...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 433–450.
Published: 01 April 2000
... it was injected into the irrigation water of southern California citrus groves. Exper? imental applications continued in California during the 1930s. The Shell Chemical Company, desiring expanded markets, built an ammonia plant at Pittsburg, California, and began to develop a way to apply ammonia directly...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 January 2018
... leading peach-producing state in the union). Okie places the fruit into the historical context of southern culture, agriculture, and horticulture with the keen eye of an observer who grew up in Georgia peach country. The author explains that peaches are stone fruits, in that the pit is a solid shell much...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 513–546.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... Grinnell notes that Wolf Chief's history “describes in detail the subsequent movement of the ancestral Mandan . . . along the Mississippi River [and] their contact with people who made and used shell bowls and spoons,” which were items Mississippians often used in the internment of the dead. 43 Indeed...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 555–556.
Published: 01 October 2010
... collection of articles. Cassanello's study of the Florida State Federation of Labor in the early 1900s,Castillo's examination of black chauffeurs inMiami inWorld War I, Lichtenstein's focus on the Communist Party in the state during the 1930s^l0s, and Shell-Weiss's history of women garment workers...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 428–429.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., as Tuten demonstrates, a combination of forces economic, cultural, and climatic conspired to reduce Carolina rice production to a mere shell of its former self by the start of the twentieth century. The author himself asks the relevant question, Why did rice planters persist in their industry despite...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 January 2018
... leading peach-producing state in the union). Okie places the fruit into the historical context of southern culture, agriculture, and horticulture with the keen eye of an observer who grew up in Georgia peach country. The author explains that peaches are stone fruits, in that the pit is a solid shell much...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 569–570.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., household insect foggersmar keted by Shell Corporation, and theUSDA's multi-million dollar fire ant extermination program. In each of these cases, Daniel sees a recurrent pattern of governmental and corporate abuse. Daniel concludes that "in order to have theirway" in the debate over Silent Spring, "ARS...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 287–289.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Just a few short months after returning to South Carolina, Charles developed malaria, to which he ultimately succumbed. The loss of her husband devastated Eliza; for nearly a year, she “retreated into a shell of her former self” (145). Notably, Eliza made a conscious decision never to remarry...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 361–363.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Agricultural History Chiquita), which once employed more than thirty thousand farmworkers in company divisions from Jamaica to Ecuador. Chiquita is now a shell of its former self, having extricated itself from direct production beginning in the 1950s. Yet corporate archives and worker testimonies from its...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 October 2007
... reaction to the publi cation of Silent Spring raise troubling questions. Later chapters trace the story of fish kills on theAtchafalaya River, household insect foggersmar keted by Shell Corporation, and theUSDA's multi-million dollar fire ant extermination program. In each of these cases, Daniel sees...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 552–554.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Florida to theNew Immigration. Edited by Robert Cassanello and Melanie Shell-Weiss. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009.286 pp., $69.95, hardback, ISBN 978-0-8130-3283-2. . This is the initial volume in the newWorking inAmerica series, edited by Richard Greenwald and Timothy JM. inchin...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., Shell Oil, and the Petrochemical Turn (1927 1947 appeared in the winter issue of Agricultural History. Romero is an assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Bothell. Gilbert C. Fite Award Benjamin Nobbs-Thiessen is the 2016 winner...