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Published: 01 February 2023
figure 3. An advertisement produced by the New York–based Chilean Nitrate of Soda Educational Bureau. Box 14, William Shields Myers Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. More
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 444–445.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Kenneth Hafertepe Barns of New York: Rural Architecture of the Empire State . By Cynthia G. Falk . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2012 . 296 pp., $27.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8014-7780-5 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 Agricultural History Summer shaped...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 470–490.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., particularly on topics of public health and raw milk consumption. See, for example, William Neuman , “FDA and Dairy Industry Spar Over Testing of Milk,” New York Times , Jan. 25 , 2011 , B1 ; David E. Gumpert and Joel Salatin , The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America's Emerging Battle...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nathan M. Sorber Abstract This article explores the social origins and mobility patterns of the first student cohorts at the land-grant colleges in Maine, Massachusetts, and New York. The author finds that the scientific curricula, advanced academic standards, and tuition costs at the early land...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Thomas McIlwraith Ox Cart to Automobile: Social Change in Western New York . By Thomas Rasmussen . Lanham, Md. : University Press of America , 2009 . 195 pp., $35.00 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-7618-4588-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Steven Reschly New York Amish: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State . Karen M. Johnson-Weiner . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2010 . 240 pp., $24.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8014-4518-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 259–260.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Karl Jacoby The Nature of New York: An Environmental History of the Empire State . By David Stradling . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2010 . 296 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8014-4510-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews to Otto von...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 535–537.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Katherine Jellison Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York . By Grey Osterud . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2012 . 296 pp., $26.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8014-7810-9 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 141–165.
Published: 01 April 2010
...GREY OSTERUD Abstract In contrast to both the critique of rural backwardness made by the Country Life Movement and the lament about rural declension expressed by proponents of agrarianism, the history of the Nanticoke Valley of south-central New York State demonstrates the possibilities for rural...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 57–74.
Published: 01 January 2015
... a rapidly growing urban area in south-central New York State, however, demonstrate that young people conducted a vibrant social life that was marked by heterosociality as well as relative independence from adults. Rural youth participated in urban institutions and partook of commercial amusements without...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 426–443.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Grey Osterud Abstract This essay explores what rural women called “independence” when they were growing up in New York State during the early twentieth century. They wanted to get an education and a job, but most saw nothing wrong with the prospect of farming except for the poverty it often...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Catherine McNeur Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York . By Cindy R. Lobel . Chicago : University of chicago Press , 2014 . 288 pp., $35.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-226-12875-7. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural History Winter cod...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 278–279.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Jonathan E. Robins The Cotton Kings: Capitalism and Corruption in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans . By Bruce Baker and Barbara Hahn . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2015 . 232 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-19-021165-3. © 2016 the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 422–423.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Preston E. Pierce Harvest of Dissent: Agrarianism in Nineteenth-Century New York . Thomas Summerhill . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 AgriculturHalistory Summer also the inter-relations and interactions between field and forest villages, open-field-arable...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 552–553.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Cynthia G. Falk Life on a Rocky Farm: Rural Life near New York City in the Late Nineteenth Century . By Lucas C. Barger . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2013 . 190 pp., $19.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-4384-46028 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 443–463.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Donald J. Pisani Abstract In the decade before the California Gold Rush, the popular idea that Americans held a natural right to land as a legacy of the American Revolution was enriched and expanded by such events as the Dorr Rebellion in Rhode Island, the Anti-Rent War in New York, the flood...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 414–443.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Tina Peabody Abstract This article traces the rise and fall of garbage feeding on swine farms in Secaucus, New Jersey. Between the late nineteenth century and the 1950s, Secaucus swine farmers fed their herds on food waste from New York City’s hotels and restaurants, providing them an economical...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2011
...David Vaught Abstract In 1907 baseball's promoters decreed that Civil War hero Abner Doubleday created the game in the village of Cooperstown, New York, in 1839. Baseball thus acquired a distinctly rural American origin and a romantic pastoral appeal. Skeptics have since presented irrefutable...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 460–492.
Published: 01 October 2011
... advantage of the Iroquois farmers. When the Iroquois were removed from their territories at the end of the eighteenth century, US farmers occupied and plowed these lands. Within fifty years, maize yields in five counties of western New York dropped to less than thirty bushels per acre. They rebounded when...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 144–169.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Geoff D. Zylstra Abstract Between 1838 and 1876 New Jersey market gardeners embraced new technologies and methods of cultivation to overcome the obstacles that space and seasonality placed in the way of marketing produce in New York City and Philadelphia. Farmers used technologies like the railroad...