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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Neil Clayton Abstract This paper examines the effectiveness of applied science in a case study of two aspects of livestock and human poisoning in New Zealand, from the earliest European contact in the 1770s through to the 1950s. It considers the role and value of government science first...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 68–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and rural communities in several New World countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. But this ideal lasted longer and achieved greater hegemony in New Zealand. This article tries to explain the ideal’s greater importance and longevity as resulting from the close fit between...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 560–561.
Published: 01 October 2011
...James Watson Quarantine! Protecting New Zealand at the Border . By Gavin McLean and Tim Shoebridge . Dunedin : Otago University Press , 2010 . 184 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-877372-82-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Book Reviews Australia/New...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Libby Robin Seeds of Empire: The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand . By Tom Brooking and Eric Pawson . London : I. B. Taurus , 2011 . 296 pp., $80.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-84511-797-9 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 2013 Book Reviews Australia/New...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Robert Peden Abstract The burning of the rangelands of the South Island of New Zealand by pastoralists in the second half of the nineteenth century has been highly contentious. The dogma of "indiscriminate burning" has become so entrenched in New Zealand’s environmental history that critics...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 312–335.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Paul Star; Tom Brooking Abstract Under British settlement, New Zealand’s export income became increasingly dependent upon new and improved pasture for sheep and cattle. While the introduction of familiar pasture plants--such as ryegrass and cocksfoot--was preferred, from the 1880s farmers also...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 July 2004
...James Watson Abstract During the early 1930s many New Zealand farmers enthusiastically adopted the highly inflammable chemical sodium chlorate as a weedicide against ragwort. This development reflected many aspects of New Zealand farming at the time. Dairying was expanding rapidly, reducing...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 337–365.
Published: 01 July 2008
... not have existing farming traditions to rely upon. This paper traces the early history of agricultural periodicals in New Zealand and considers their position relative to other potential sources of farming instruction, such as agricultural colleges and the state. Through a case study of New Zealand’s first...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Max Foran The Rural Entrepreneurs: A History of the Stock and Station Agent Industry in Australia and New Zealand . Simon Ville . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 508 / Agricultural History industrial leaders' assumptions about work roles focused on white men? whether...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Gordon M. Winder Home in the Howling Wilderness: Settlers and the Environment in Southern New Zealand . By Peter Holland . Auckland : Auckland University Press , 2013 . 256 pp., $44.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-86940-739-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 78–100.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to influence both public health and agricultural policy. Localized understandings of outbreaks of disease began to be supplanted by global disease ecologies. This article examines these developments in the context of outbreaks of anthrax in New Zealand at the turn of the century. As an agricultural nation...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Nicholas Evan Sarantakes Abstract The focus of this article is the "friendship" between Lyndon Johnson, president of the United States, and Keith Holyoake, prime minister of New Zealand, and how it influenced the diplomatic relationship their two countries had with one another. Johnson and Holyoake...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 April 2013
... stray very far from objectification, commodification, and consumption. There is no doubt about it: poultry science has profoundly impacted chicken culture in the most regrettable ways. Annie Potts University of Canterbury New Zealand Latin America The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and US...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 October 2005
... to understand how identity works out in both source and off-shoot, settler societies. American anthropologist Michele Dominy, who has written a very inter? esting book on the identity of high country sheep farmers on the South Island of New Zealand, follows with a chapter on post-colonialism and ecology in New...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 606–607.
Published: 01 October 2014
... is grown, despite its primarily Australian focus. sometimes attempts to let wheat talk for itself through the use of terms such as plantiness are not successful in comparison with William Cronon s efforts in Nature s Metropolis or new Zealand naturalist Herbert Guthrie smith s Tutira, a carefully...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2009
... officestilllacksa completerun) isNick Sarantakes'spiece inwinter2004, "Dead Beef and Live Soldiers:Lyndon JohnsonK, eith Holyoake, and US-New Zealand Relations in the 1960s" inwhich he argues that John sonagreed tobuyquantitiesofNew Zealand beef,despite theprotestsof the US beef lobby, in return for a New Zealand...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Britain and Greater Britain respectively. Part One looks at British efforts toward livestock improvement in their homeland, while Part Two discusses the role sheep and cattle played in establishing economies abroad, particularly in the colonies of Australia and New Zealand. Even though the first...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 109–110.
Published: 01 April 2012
... /New Zealand Making Sheep Country: Mt. Peel and the Transformation of the Tussock Lands. By Robert Peden. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2011. 296 pp., NZD$49.99, ISBN 978-1-86940-485-7. Derived from Peden s doctoral thesis, Making Sheep Country offers a widely based revisionist view of extensive...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 607–608.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., this is a stimulating book that should prompt some lively transnational conversations. dialogue must include Australian and new Zealand scholars because this book highlights the very different impacts of grain farming in contrast to the stock farming that so dominates the new Zealand story. Tom Brooking University...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 October 2001
... The Rural Entrepreneurs: A History ofthe Stock and Station Agent Indus? try in Australia and New Zealand. By Simon Ville. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 259 pp., $64.95, hardback, ISBN 0-521-64265-5. The Rural Entrepreneurs is a fine account of the history of a unique institution pivotal...