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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2010
... ofmyrunningbuddiesusingtheword"trope." However,whenI saw Jackcallingin the New YorkTimes,of all places, forsome new southern"tropes,"because "tellingthe same old stories about theSouth over and over again" was accomplishingnothingmore than"makingnorthernwhitesfeelgood about themselves,"I could only wonder whetherin...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 February 2023
... violence to describe the period of the 1870s. He centers his description as an economic competition for land and cattle between Anglos, Mexicans, and Native Americans. He rightly notes labeling Mexicans as cattle thieves was a trope to justify violence and theft against them as noted by the Comisión...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 710–711.
Published: 01 October 2002
... is industrial agriculture?rational and systematic, driven by science and technology (the tractor is a key trope in the argument), marked by urban values and allegiances, and maintained by strategies that have negatively impacted those who live on and work the soil. In Conlogue's view, this "new farming...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 508–510.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of closed Catholic parishes, Nabhan-Warren sheds light on the complicated nature of current migration patterns and refugee experiences. She insists that small-town Iowa is far more diverse than the media tropes portray. While there is tension, Nabhan-Warren contends that there is also inclusivity...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 April 2013
... description), while others view it only as a literary trope. The strength of Playing the Farmer is its multi-layered approach that refocuses our attention on the Roman countryside as a contested and evolving space. The book should command wide readership and lively discussion on Vergil s role in shaping...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 February 2024
... a trope of racial and speciesist discourses in Orientalist literature. In the fifth chapter, the text turns toward the role of animals in Burmese nationalism, looking at how animal welfare was connected to the revival of Buddhist thought. This is followed by an exploration of primatology as an anti...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2020
... disruption to that prosperous region. Central to this entire discussion is a clear vision of dismantling previously held tropes and stereotypes about the region. A fine example of this is that Indigenous women were intricately tied to the trade systems present in the Eastern Woodlands and that they were...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 February 2023
... values—even though most of them lived and worked in the suburbs. He suggests that the cowboy church “appropriates tropes and ideals that have been at the heart of suburban rhetoric and growth” (162) and, like the suburbs, is “rural performance with the comforts of more ‘civilized’ areas” (161). McAdams...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2022
... experienced medical treatment, and newly interested audiences back home reinterpreted the visitors' experiences for eager clients in the United States. Together with Chinese medical doctors, they elevated acupuncture to a viable therapy across the United States while maintaining long-standing tropes...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 283–284.
Published: 01 April 2017
... rock, and alt-country. Hill s book is at once cultural, business, and urban history, showing how neighborhood restructurings, civic boosterism, and urban politics made Nashville the center of country music. More importantly, it reveals how tropes the rural, particularly can shape urban landscapes...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 444–445.
Published: 01 July 2018
... rejected dominant tropes of the Enlightenment, such as reason and progress. Hogg s sheep tales, especially, demonstrated animal and human worlds in opposition to capitalist and nationalist narratives of progress (62). While the first half of the book will interest those working with agricultural history...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2015
... through the identification of ecological limits, the zeal to bypass them, and then (today) the search to live within those limits. Gorman threads two common tropes throughout this tri-part structure: one is attention to engines of innovation common to market societies, which are market capitalism...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 488–489.
Published: 01 July 2015
... histories and historiographies across national and regional boundaries. Tinsman systematically complicates stock tropes about chile, particularly those that emphasize radical discontinuities between pinochet s dictatorship and the left-leaning governments that preceded and followed it. since...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 409–410.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Fickle, and William Boyd. Moreover, the authors use of the trope the Southern Forest effaces environmental difference and works at cross-purposes to their argument. Yet in tracing the forest industries convergence with twenty-first century investment trends, Carter, Kellison, and Wallinger provide...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 672–673.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., heavily white Ozark region of Arkansas? J. Blake Perkins s Hillbilly Hellraisers is a refreshing, welcome counterpoint to such familiar tropes. In the form of a historical monograph, it is a passionate plea from a native son to weigh the evidence, reflect with nuance, and ruminate on transformation over...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 710–711.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and better use of railroads, riverboats, ocean-going vessels, and raids to feed and equip field armies than did their Confederate opponents, giving Federal armies an edge in combat operations. Yet the book does offer something new. Hess breaks with the historiographical trope, familiar ...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 628–629.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., particularly slaughterhouses or what she terms a chemical approach to food purity (2). I certainly agree chemistry was a prominent trope in early food regulation and formed the basis for most food analysis, but microbial contamination was also a concern. Not only did the Act include food infection...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 January 2016
... settlement, early farming, fishing, saltworks, whaling, and shipbuilding. cumbler adds something new by arguing that this extractive era did not result purely in a wasteland, as Thoreau wrote in the mideighteenth century. rather, prominent cape codders pushed this trope in their conscious shift to a tourism...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 284–286.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., it reveals how tropes the rural, particularly can shape urban landscapes and economies. Hill s claim that country music s move to the city somehow eased the move of millions of Americans from rural spaces to suburban spaces is on less solid ground than his careful examination of the industry s own dealings...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 April 2013
... others view it only as a literary trope. The strength of Playing the Farmer is its multi-layered approach that refocuses our attention on the Roman countryside as a contested and evolving space. The book should command wide readership and lively discussion on Vergil s role in shaping the ways Romans saw...