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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 33–56.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Ryan Hall Abstract In the decades since its 1939 publication, John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath has shaped the ways in which readers have understood the experience of rural Americans during the Great Depression. Steinbeck used frontier mythology to tap into American nostalgia for yeoman...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 269–295.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of valley growers after World War II, despite the best efforts of growers and agricultural researchers to improve lettuce quality. One of the most notable passages from John Steinbeck's novel East ofEden is the attempt by the main character, Adam Trask, to ship lettuce from California's Salinas Valley...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 710–711.
Published: 01 October 2002
... group of literary texts by Willa Cather, Ellen Glasgow, John Steinbeck, Emest J. Gaines, Jane Smiley, and Wendell Berry, among others. Because his book is more broadly an extended critique of the current state of American agriculture, Conlogue goes far beyond "landscape" per se in examining how farming...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 107–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
...-agrarian society. Second, the essays together pro? vide a useful narrative of American thought from the earliest years of colo? nial settlement to the present, focusing on key individuals from Benjamin Franklin to Liberty Hyde Bailey to John Steinbeck. Third, and uncharacter- istic of academic philosophers...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 266–267.
Published: 01 April 2008
... controversies that surround it.The plight ofDust Bowl refugees during theGreat Depression, captured so painfully and poignantly byDorothea Lange's photography and John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, focused the attention of the general public on migrant farm labor in a way that had never occurred before. Again...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 265–266.
Published: 01 April 2008
... controversies that surround it.The plight ofDust Bowl refugees during theGreat Depression, captured so painfully and poignantly byDorothea Lange's photography and John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, focused the attention of the general public on migrant farm labor in a way that had never occurred before. Again...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 290–291.
Published: 01 April 2011
... is the resonance these versions of the rural idyll have for so many people (165). To explore that resonance he considers the work of Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Inge, Marcel Mauss, Bryan Norton, William Aiken, John Steinbeck, Wendell Berry, Albert Borgmann, Victor Davis Hanson, Mark Sagoff, Eric...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of the Vernon Carstensen Memorial Award for the best article submitted to Agricultural History. His article, which appeared in the summer 2012 issue of Agricultural History, is entitled, Struggle and Survival in Sallisaw: Revisiting John Steinbeck s Oklahoma. Henry A. Wallace Award CHRISTOPHER DYER...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 91–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
... wrote on American agriculture. When Moeschlin proclaimed a “capitalist industrialization” of agriculture and the death of the peasant in America to an imagined Swiss public, he conjured developments that Swiss society would face rather sooner than later. For Steinbeck, in contrast, writing...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 842–847.
Published: 01 October 2000
.... Additionally, the authors recall the influence of major works of literature by Twain, Hemingway, Dickens, and Steinbeck, as well as the uplifting quality of folk music, and the organizing efforts of the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union. While the book's cover and press release stress the radical social...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 331–361.
Published: 01 April 2021
... provided direct appropriations for the program in 1939 after the publication of John Steinbeck s Grapes of Wrath. Steinbeck used a thinly disguised rendering of the camp at Arvin, where he had stayed while working with the RA s Information Division, to describe how the Joad family, who had experienced...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 336–353.
Published: 01 July 2014
... that the public should heed. Importantly, the graphic descriptions of the American dust bowls in the journal preceded John Steinbeck s novel The Grapes of Wrath, which was not published until the summer of 1939.13 Alongside the New English Weekly s preoccupation with soil erosion and its resultant dust bowls...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 104–131.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and that it was too big of a job for the CIO. As labor historian Cletus Daniel noted, the year 1939 brought the plight of California agricultural laborers to light through the publication of the La Follette Report and publication of the fictional depiction of migrant farm labor in John Steinbeck s Grapes of Wrath.109...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (1): 2–253.
Published: 01 January 2003
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