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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 380–381.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey Kolnick J. C. Penney: The Man, the Store, and American Agriculture . By David Delbert Kruger . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2017 . 360 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8061-5716-0. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 380 Agricultural History J. C...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 470–472.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Brooks Blevins A Store Almost in Sight: The Economic Transformation of Missouri from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War . By Jeff Bremer . Iowa City : University of Iowa press , 2014 . 252 pp., $39.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-60938-226-1 . © the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 496–497.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Samuel C. Hyde, Jr. Tapping the Pines: The Naval Stores Industry in the American South . Robert B. Outland III . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 496 / AgriculturaHl istory of politicsreshapedsocial and economic processes.The authoralso keeps climate change in focus so...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Douglas McCalla Abstract Based on account books, a frequently overlooked type of source, this is a study of grocery purchases made by sample customers from some country stores in Upper Canada (Ontario), in selected years between 1808 and 1861. Although literary sources suggest otherwise, no one...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 541–568.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... As a consequence, a new discipline, naval stores chemistry, developed on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean in the service of two competing industries. A new set of complex knowledge circulation patterns also emerged between scientists in both countries as they sought to protect their economic environment...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David Blanke By All Accounts: General Stores and Community Life in Texas and Indian Territory . By Linda English . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2013 . 268 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8061-4352-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 225–251.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Scott P. Marler Abstract Although the importance of country stores to the economy of the post–Civil War South has long been widely acknowledged, by far the most careful and influential analysis of rural merchants is Ransom and Sutch's One Kind of Freedom (1977), which used mostly region-wide data...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 557–581.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Shane Hamilton Abstract Frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ) was invented in 1945 by government researchers. To Florida orange growers beset by surplus production in some years and hard winter freezes in others, FCOJ was a "miracle" technology. Easily stored and transported, concentrate made...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 174–194.
Published: 01 April 2011
... as a writer, as well as his experiences with manual farm work and the methods of environmentalist organic growers. He eventually concluded that only a community of farmers could produce and store effective knowledge and insisted that knowledge must be tacit—largely situated in locality, skills, and culture...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 July 2000
....: Pennsylvania Historical and Mu¬ seum Commission, 1987 ), 4 -18 5 Michael V. Kennedy , "’Debtr to the Store’: The Central Place of Iron works’ and Mill Stores in MidAtlantic Markets, 1725-1800," William and Mary Quarterly (forthcoming, 2001 ) 6 James T. Lemon , The Best Poor...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 834–835.
Published: 01 October 2000
... century. Ownby shows us the kinds of stores that existed in the nineteenth cen? tury, ranging from small general stores to planter-run stores primarily for sharecroppers. He describes the gendered and racial dimension of such stores and shopping, the role of credit and cash, the kinds of goods offered...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2002
... on this point: producers were to report their production, even if they had sold it. In addition to the census, we also used general store ledgers and day? books when we could find them. We could not locate any useful ones for 12. Ulrich,"Wheels,Looms,"27. Homespun Paradox / 37 Charlotte County for the period...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 835–836.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Virgil W. Dean T-Town on the Plains . R. Alton Lee . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 Book Reviews / 835 tent to explain the workings of the stores, their content or stock, the role they played in customer's lives, the changing nature of marketing and ad? vertising...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 October 2004
... to being self-sustaining on their little farms. In a good year they will have plenty of corn for themselves and their stock; they have chickens and eggs, milk and butter, and plenty of meat from their own hogs; honey and sorghum provide sweetening." He noted that subsis? tence farmers were adept at storing...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 287.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., the Store, and American Agriculture By David Delbert Kruger 29.95$ HARDCOVER 360 PAGES 25 B&W ILLUS. What is now called JCPenney, a xture of suburban hoppings malls, started out as a small-town Main Street store that fused its founder s interests in agriculture, retail business, religion...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 82–105.
Published: 01 January 2002
... economy as a byproduct of their growing dependence on consumer goods and agricultural supplies manufactured outside the region. Instead, they blamed several factors within retailing itself: local blacks violating the white business community's racial prerogatives, chain stores violating principles of fair...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 579–580.
Published: 01 October 2007
... and their conquerors. Vlasich's Pueblo-centered story gives us insights into the way the world has looked to the Indians themselves and forcefully reminds us of the centrality of producing, storing, and controlling food in history. This is not to say thatVlasich neglects the generally negative effects of colonization...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Miller. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 288 pp., $35.00, paperback, ISBN 978-0-226-50137-6. Seeking a natural snack, a hungry shopper in a grocery store these days could fill up an unlabeled container with carob-coated almonds from a self-service bulk bin reminiscent of those that were...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 182–203.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., Managers, and Customers in American Department Stores, 1890-1940 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986 ); Elaine S. Abelson , When Ladies Go A-Thieving: Middle-Class Shoplifters in the Victorian Department Store (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989 ). 5 William Cronon...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to invest in the technology that might have driven smaller producers from the trade. Virginia s Tobacco Act of 1730, however, required accessible sites of inspection and storage, thus stimulating the creation of marketplaces and the opening of stores in backwater areas.This development in turn encouraged...