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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Amanda McGee Apj006@uark.edu Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery . By Bruce A. Ragsdale . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2021 . 388 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 9780674246386. Copyright © 2023 the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Amanda Van Lanen Abstract Washington's orchard output grew dramatically after the arrival of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railways in 1885 and 1893, respectively. The railroads and local real estate boosters promoted central Washington's desert as an orchard paradise, “where dollars grow...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 273–274.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Mark Hersey Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South . By Andrew Zimmerman . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2010 . 416 pp., $35.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-691-12362-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 265–266.
Published: 01 October 2012
...R. Douglas Hurt My Work Is That of Conservation: An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver . By Mark D. Hersey . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2011 . 306 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8203-3870-5 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 826–827.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Donald L. Parman Beyond the Reservation: Indians, Settlers, and the Law in Washington Territory, 1853-1889 . Brad Asher . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 826 / Agricultural History short-term and insufficient solution" to the unemployment created by the Great...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Dana R. Chandler George Washington Carver: A Life . By Christina Vella . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2015 . 422 pp., $38.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8071-6074-9 . © 2017 Agricultural History Society 2017 Agricultural History labor for children policy...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Joshua Abram Kercsmar George Washington Written upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape . By Philip Levy . Morgantown : West Virginia University Press , 2015 . 293 pp. $79.99 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-940425-89-4 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Greg Donaghy; Michael D. Stevenson Abstract Although Canada was a committed member of the western alliance and publically supported Washington, DC’s efforts to isolate communist China, Ottawa embarked on large-scale wheat sales to Beijing in the late 1950s in the face of sustained US opposition...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 50–73.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Laurie Carlson Abstract William Jasper Spillman (1863-1931) developed wheat hybrids at Washington State Agricultural College in 1899 and was the first to explain Mendelian theories to an agricultural audience. He moved to the USDA in Washington, DC, where he pioneered the field of farm management...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 173–192.
Published: 01 April 2005
... farming activity on its steep slopes, soil erosion has been a problem since the turn of the twentieth century. Erosion threatened the long-term viability of farming in the Palouse and the economic health of greater eastern Washington. Local efforts at stemming the problem were nonexistent in the 1910s...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 356–378.
Published: 01 July 2016
...-ranging conservation program that continued well beyond the 1930s. This cooperation between Colorado farmers and Washington, DC, policymakers gained strength during the war years when extension provided farmers a diverse and sizable army of seasonal workers to support wartime production. Ultimately...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 January 2005
... wealth. Washington’s pre-war oil embargo severely crippled military and civilian transport services throughout the war, and Japan’s conversion of cane sugar into fuel alcohol and butane for aviation fuel failed to generate successful outcomes. Also, as the Pacific War eliminated cotton imports from...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 4. Cover, Arthur P. Chew, Science Serving Agriculture , Century of Progress Exposition (Washington, DC: GPO, 1933). More
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 279–281.
Published: 01 April 2020
... project that ends in failure is hardly a relic of the sixteenth century. John M. Collins Eastern Washington University Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts. By Marla R. Miller. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. 384 pp. $64.95, hardback...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 566–567.
Published: 01 July 2019
... history. It also speaks to the power of narrative history, but Catton s novel approach of using overlapping biographies guards against abusing that power by privileging one voice over another. Above all, Catton is a master storyteller, and these are stories worth telling. Lawrence Hatter Washington State...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 567–569.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that power by privileging one voice over another. Above all, Catton is a master storyteller, and these are stories worth telling. Lawrence Hatter Washington State University The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science. By Nathan Sayre. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 284 pp., $40.00...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 339–341.
Published: 01 May 2023
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Xiuyu Wang Fir and Empire: The Transformation of Forests in Early Modern China . By Ian M. Miller . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2020 . 296 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-2957-4733-0. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 180 Agricultural History Book...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 562–564.
Published: 01 October 2011
... for years to come, but for now Schurman and Munro have provided a highly useful examination of what has made anti-biotech movements tick. Glenn Davis Stone Washington University Agriculture in World History. By Mark B. Tauger. New York: Routledge, 2011. 192 pp., $29.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-415-077387-4...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 630–632.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Adam Romero University of Washington Bothell and Williams College 632 © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology . By Frederick Rowe Davis . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2014 . 288 pp...