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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 449–450.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Anna Thompson Hajdik The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America . By Heather Paxson . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 . 332 pp., $29.95, paperback , ISBN 978-0-520-27018-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 2014 Book Reviews Chapman...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 696–699.
Published: 01 July 2000
...Harl A. Dalstrom Oahe: A Question of Values . Doug Sharples and Judi Sharples . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 696 / Agricultural History Iowa and North Dakota that recount situations they have confronted. It is in his attempt to gather similar suicide data from...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 426–427.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Brian C. Black Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve . By Ian Morris . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2015 . 400 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-691-16039-9 . © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural History Summer but highly...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Catarina Passidomo Real Pigs: Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork . By Brad Weiss . Durham : Duke University Press , 2016 . 312 pp., $24.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8223-6157-2 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 448 Agricultural History critical for the trek s...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 386–412.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Peter B. Lavelle Abstract In the second half of the nineteenth century, China experienced agricultural and ecological crises of increasing frequency and severity. This article shows how these crises fostered discussion among Chinese elites about the value of steam-powered machines for agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 608–635.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and symbolic value as the principle foodstuff of the masses. Yet the highly refined white bread that had become so popular by the 1930s lacked any real nutritional value. While both the United States and Great Britain adopted a policy of enriching flour with synthetic vitamins and using bread as a delivery...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 January 2014
... modified the producer-populist “labor theory of value” to create a “technological surplus value ideology,” which framed invention as productive labor. The firm's initiative to mold McCormick heritage into recognized national history through advertising, sales agents, exhibitions, and ultimately a campaign...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 57–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Oscar B. Chamberlain Abstract Each state seal provides a glimpse into that state's political culture and values around the time of its design. With an emphasis on easily accessible sources, this article examines Wisconsin's state seal, designed in 1851. The article places Wisconsin's seal...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 April 2004
... in adopting new conservation practices to conserve and enhance the value of their lands. Initially, the region was a natural grassland devoted to ranching, but farm development in the early twentieth century led to a sharp increase in irrigated farmland along the Rio Grande. Conservation practices during...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 412–436.
Published: 01 July 2019
... these changes. This article explores the work of Arkansas Jeanes supervisors, active in the state from approximately 1909 until 1950, who were valued and even revered for their contributions to and advocacy for rural African American communities. It further explores how their activism included but also...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 354–367.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Albert G. Way Abstract This essay is an exercise in “following.” It tells the story of Cynodon dactylon —better known as common bermudagrass—to explore why people either valued or devalued the grass through time and what the changing social status of one species might tell us about the intersection...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 April 2014
... that at the same moment in history the people in these two societies discarded conventional rules and values as they built their pastoral industry—literally a world apart. © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 NOTES 1. Warren M. Elofson , Frontier Cattle Ranching in the Land and Times...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 July 2014
... morally outraged when they perceived that their traditions and values were threatened by the powerline and justified their unlawful activities in a vain attempt to stop its construction. © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 NOTES 1. The author wishes to thank the three anonymous...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2018
... accomplishments and memories, display of individual creativity and style, expression of larger social goals and aspirations, and representation of the existence of shared interests and values among kin of both sexes. Furthermore, quilting embodies a particularly feminine art form used to fuse together people...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 104–131.
Published: 01 January 2021
... government, and wanted to increase farm efficiency. The FIC leaders viewed the farmer romantically as the conservator of American values but also as an easily swayed member of mass society. Their loss of faith in the American farmer inspired them to take an end-justifies-the-means approach to political...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and consolidation of holdings and provided moral lessons in the value of persistence. In the context of the rise of modern, scientific farming characterized by strict regimes of crop rotation and fallowing, self-sown crops encouraged farmers to maintain more adaptive, less regimented approaches. Ultimately...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 174–194.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... His ideas had little influence on most people employed in contemporary agriculture. However, those ideas profoundly shape the work of sustainable food advocates, such as Michael Pollan, who like Berry fear reductionism and celebrate the values of traditions. © the Agricultural History Society, 2011...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 192–205.
Published: 01 October 2012
... produce a synergy with great value for both disciplines. Examples drawn from more than twenty years experience with the USDA illustrate key principles for positive crossfertilization between study of the past and of the present. From historical analysis, these principles include disciplines of evidence...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 77–103.
Published: 01 July 2012
... rural communities seek to foster democratic participation while dealing with issues of agricultural sustainability and ecological realities, the commission's recommendations have an almost prophetic cogency. Yet the continuing value of the report does not mean its limitations should go unexamined...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2013
...-century western novels and films about homesteaders reflected Cold War tensions and family values. Influenced by the women's movement, the 1979 film Heartland highlighted the strength of women homesteaders. Early in the 1990s a back-to-the-land movement called “homesteading” flourished. The Hollywood...