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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 451–478.
Published: 01 October 2010
...ANTHONY E. CARLSON Abstract This essay evaluates national wetlands policy during the first decade of the twentieth century. Beginning in the 1890s the national government began to assume new responsibilities for natural resource management. By the end of World War I, Congress exercised some form...
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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 (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 (2006) 80 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Nicholas Dunning Ancient Maya Life in the Far West Bajo: Social and Environmental Change in the Wetlands of Belize . Julie L. Kunen . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 114 / Agricultural History Ancient Maya Life in the Far West Bajo: Social and Environmental Change...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 April 2004
... synthetic chapters, the book covers topics from social organization to specific types of cultivation, such as wetland farming in the valley of Mexico. Whitmore and Turner carefully piece together an array of archaeological and topographical data and secondary literature?they eschew archival sources in favor...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 386–388.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the inhabitants of the Fens and other nearby wetlands in eastern England ( the Fennish, as Boyce calls them); the draining of those wetlands in the early modern era; and the fierce resistance to drainage and enclosure sustained over centuries by the region s commoners. The book covers the span of recorded...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 April 2004
... for scholars working on the region. Not only do terraces shed light on agricultural technology, but they also provide clues on levels of social organization. Chapter seven covers what the authors consider the "most elaborate" and "productive" pre-conquest practice: wetland agriculture (195). In areas...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 112–113.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and that is the highest praise for such a work. Michael Pierce University of Arkansas Fayetteville 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. Philip Garone s excellent first...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 629–630.
Published: 01 October 2015
... flooding with levees, dredged shipping channels, drained wetlands for development, built dams to power communities, and encountered periodic drought. Many chapters could easily stand alone; three have been previously published in some form. An excellent chapter, Saturated Landscapes aka wetlands...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 628–629.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and shortage of water. Over the last two centuries, Southerners fought flooding with levees, dredged shipping channels, drained wetlands for development, built dams to power communities, and encountered periodic drought. Many chapters could easily stand alone; three have been previously published in some form...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 384–386.
Published: 01 April 2021
...., $19.95, hardback, ISBN 978-1-78578-650-1. James Boyce s latest book is an enjoyable history of a large and complicated set of topics: the traditional lifestyle and economy of the inhabitants of the Fens and other nearby wetlands in eastern England ( the Fennish, as Boyce calls them); the draining...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 291–292.
Published: 01 April 2018
... levels, namely in adding to the literature on the history of the rural Midwest and by highlighting the central role capitalism has played in shaping this region. The main narrative considers a plan, led mostly by nonresident landowners, to drain an eighteen-thousand-acre wetland in Freeborn County...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 273–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., creeks, wetlands, and tidal marshlands. The Napa River unites these diverse elements into a complete system and is treated appropriately as a separate dynamic element. The closing chapter is an actual guide to important locations from which to view remnant historical landscapes. What stands out...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 566–567.
Published: 01 October 2011
... fifty years. The Pacific Flyway was the result of redirecting water to irrigate the arid lands of the North American West. Draining wetlands for agriculture destroyed key habitat for migratory waterfowl, while pushing aside Native people who depended upon them for subsistence. By the early twentieth...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to out-of-staters on installment plans in the years between the 1950s and 1970s, when the state finally stepped in to curtail the practice. These individuals damaged Florida more than any others, Vuic figures, not only because they hoodwinked investors or destroyed wetlands, but because they set...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 July 2002
... wetlands and heaths in order to garner enough natural fertilizer, wood prod? ucts, and foods from native plants and animals to sustain traditional extensive farming methods. Gudermann is thus reluctant to credit early nineteenth century entrepre- Book Reviews / 615 neurs and bourgeois reformers...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 April 2002
... in the 1980s and 1990s, Winnemucca Lake intermittently held water, but it is now a dry alkali lakebed. The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge and Management Area lies at the terminus point of diverted waters from the Truckee. To the north and east of Fallon ranches, this major wetland site endured low water...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 220–231.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of the Carson River originate in east and west forks in Alpine County, California. As it flows eastward the Carson River is impounded by the Lahontan Reservoir, part of the Newlands Project. After it is used for irrigation purposes on the Newlands Project, the water terminates in the Carson's sink, a "wetland...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 224–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... conditions of the Grosseto Plain before the reform. In order to expropriate land, build infrastructure, drain wetlands, or convert pastures into irrigated meadows, the Ente Maremma needed to legitimize its own authority. Although the Ente was legally safeguarded by the Legge Stralcio, its legitimacy...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 364–380.
Published: 01 April 2002
... residents are not per? manent but use their property as weekend and vacation retreats. Bayside has a notably rural ambience and many "longtimers." In summer 2000, Bayside received, after a multi-year process, a state per? mit to develop a constructed wetlands wastewater treatment system which, when...