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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Kristalyn Shefveland Book Reviews Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest: Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690 1792. By Susan Sleeper-Smith. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 376 pp., $40.00, hardback, ISBN 978-1-4969-4058-7. Susan Sleeper-Smith s voluminous...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 317–341.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Joe Regan Abstract This article explores the lower Mississippi valley's antebellum history to uncover the role of Irish immigrant laborers in the riverine economy of the Cotton Kingdom. In particular, this article examines the experience of Irish laborers as canallers and ditchers on plantations...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 378–379.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey Charles Drought, Water Law, and the Origins of California’s Central Valley Project . By Tim Stroshane . Reno : University of Nevada Press , 2016 . 234 pp. $32.95 , paperback, ISBN: 978-1-9438-5906-1. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 378 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 765–766.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Peter N. Moore The Carolina Backcountry Venture: Tradition, Capital, and Circumstance in the Development of Camden and the Wateree Valley, 1740–1810 . By Kenneth E. Lewis . Columbia : University of South Carolina Press , 2017 . 448 pp., $59.99 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-61117-744-2...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2002
... ), 1 : 327 -51 Martin Bruegel , "Uncertainty, Pluriactivity, and Neighborhood Exchange in the Rural Hudson Valley at the End of the Eighteenth Century," New York History77 (July1996): 258 -64 Clara Barrus , John Burroughs: Boy and Man (Garden City: Doubleday, 1920 ), 109...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 272–288.
Published: 01 April 2002
... conversation with author, 21 May 2001. The Dam and the Valley: Land, People, and Environment Twentieth Century Below Buffalo Bill Dam in the ROBERT E. BONNER In 1915 the United States Reclamation Service (USRS) chose the Shoshone Project in Wyoming as the model for the reclamation idea at the PanamaPacific...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 620–622.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Martin Bruegel Rip Van Winkle’s Neighbors: The Transformation of Rural Society in the Hudson River Valley, 1720–1850 . Thomas S. Wermuth . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 620 / Agricultural History significance, though the domination of the great landlords declined...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 726–728.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Paul B. Moyer Farm, Shop, Landing: The Rise of a Market Society in the Hudson Valley, 1780–1860 . Martin Bruegel . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 726 / Agricultural History "robber baron" interpretation hardly offers a compelling explanation for the rise of interest...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 735–736.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Bruce Bigelow Wetlands Drainage, River Modification, and Sectoral Conflict in the Lower Illinois Valley, 1890–1930 . John Thompson . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews / 735 Wetlands Drainage, River Modification, and Sectoral Conflict in the Lower Illinois...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 326–337.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Shore Gazetteer and Commercial Directory?, for the State of California, . . . Yolo County (San Francisco: Press of Bancroft, 1870 ), 1 -5, 43 W. James Barry , The Central Valley Prairie (Sacramento: State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, 1972 ) Susan E. Gray...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Fort Valley, Georgia, 1895. As this Central of Georgia Railroad marketing photo shows, orchards were often massive enterprises requiring vast amounts of capital. Photograph by O. Pierre Havens. Source: Stovall, Fruits of Industry , n.p. More
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. Fort Valley, Georgia, 1895. Fruit growing quickly led to the emergence of supporting industries like canning factories to use less marketable produce. The “very cheap” labor was a major component in attracting investment in the fruit industry. Photograph by O. Pierre Havens. Source More
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 4. Fort Valley, Georgia, 1895. The delicateness of peaches required “care and skill” when packing them for shipment. Wages of a dollar a day made packing “profitable” work, but racism often limited this “light and congenial work” to only the most “eminently respectable class of people More
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 510–511.
Published: 01 August 2023
...J. Dwight Hines dhines@PointPark.EDU Heartland River: A Cultural and Environmental History of the Big Sioux River Valley . Edited by Jon K. Lauck . Sioux Falls, SD : Center for Western Studies , 2022 . 350 pp., $15.00 , hardback, ISBN 9780931170966 . By way of conclusion...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Frederic Aparisi Romero The Valley of the Six Mosques: Work and Life in Medieval Valldigna . By Ferran Garcia-Oliver . Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols , 2012 . 331 pp., €90.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-2-503-53130-4 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 Book Reviews Europe...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 280–282.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Neil Oatsvall Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley . By Peter A. Kopp . Oakland : University of California Press , 2016 . 328 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-520-27748-9 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 280 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jeffrey Charles Drought, Water Law, and the Origins of California’s Central Valley Project . By Tim Stroshane . Reno : University of Nevada Press , 2016 . 234 pp., $32.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-9438-5906-1 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 440 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 493–519.
Published: 01 October 2011
... and envisioned the Big Wichita River Valley as the “Irrigated Valley.” But the process of bringing dams and irrigation ditches to the Big Wichita River ignored knowledge of the river and local environment, which ultimately was key to making these complex systems work. The boosters faced serious ecological...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 113–115.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Eric Steiger The Fall and Rise of the Wetlands of California's Great Central Valley . By Philip Garone . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 . 448 pp., $39.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-520-26663-6 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 273–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Greig Guthey Napa Valley Historical Ecology Atlas: Exploring A Hidden Landscape of Transformation and Resilience . By Robin Grossinger . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 . 240 pp., $39.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-520-26910-1 . © the Agricultural History Society...