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Half Century of American Range Ecology and Management: A Retrospective

Frederic H. Wagner

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the development of the livestock industry and grazing management and policy in the United States. It describes the climatic and vegetative conditions in the four major ... More


RAISING CATTLE AND EATING MEAT: Rinderpest, Measles, and Mad Cow Disease

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses diseases affecting livestock and their consequences. Topics covered include rinderpest, a deadly form of plague that can occur among domesticated cows, sheep, and goats; ... More


Inscriptions and Identities of Rural Population Groups in Roman Asia Minor

Christof Schuler

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is an essay in cultural history, exploring the relationship between the forms of epigraphical expression and the expectations of the intended audiences. It does so by studying the ... More


Demography's Ecological Frontier: Rethinking the ‘Nature’ of the Household and Community

Brian Greenberg and Margaret E. Greene

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The global scale of anthropogenic environmental change now challenges demography to rethink its methodologies and tacit values to assess the ways that human populations determine the population ... More


Chapter Five. Making Money in the English Atlantic Economy

LARRY GRAGG

in 'Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253890
eISBN:
9780191719806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253890.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter follows the efforts of planters to learn about and to develop a consistently profitable cash crop from the early struggles with tobacco, cotton, indigo, and ginger to the remarkable ... More


The Bishop of Ely and his Manor of Wisbech

David Stone

in Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Agricultural decision-making is, initially, most fruitfully explored in a local arena, and this chapter provides an introduction to the demesne farm of Wisbech Barton. The demesne was selected for ... More


Livestock

M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, and B. Afton

in Farm Production in England 1700-1914

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208044
eISBN:
9780191716577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Farming is not only about crop production, it is also about raising and marketing animals both directly as meat and indirectly through their by-products, milk, wool, eggs. This chapter uses the same ... More


Shifting Landscapes: The Making and Remaking of Village Commons in India

Rita Brara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673012
eISBN:
9780199081813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673012.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book goes into the realm of villagers who depend on a combination of private farms and common grazing lands for a livelihood. It concentrates on the social framing of village commons and its ... More


Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This study presents colonial American history as the story of three-way interactions among Indians, English colonists, and livestock. By situating domestic animals at the heart of the colonizing ... More


Production Relations in Semi‐Arid African Agriculture

Hans Binswanger, John McIntire, and Chris Udry

in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287629
eISBN:
9780191595912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287623.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors depart from the presumption of densely populated economies and start from an isolated, land‐abundant, semi‐arid economy; they study its special institutional features and ... More


Chickwallop and the Strange Beast: Indians and Animals in Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Indians’ ideas about animals — rooted in spiritual conceptions that recognized no sharp distinction between the natural and supernatural worlds — shaped native peoples’ responses to colonial ... More


The Deer with the Red Collar: English Ideas about Animals

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores English ideas about animals and explains how they differed from Indian views. For the most part, colonists subscribed to a view of animals that asserted human dominion and ... More


The Company of Cattle: Domestication and Colonization

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines why colonists assumed that English livestock and animal husbandry practices would easily transfer to the New World. They also presumed that by raising livestock on lands that ... More


The Wild Gangs of the Chesapeake: Livestock Husbandry in the South

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that labor shortages and the availability of land encouraged Chesapeake colonists to abandon English practices and adopt free-range livestock husbandry. Many animals, especially ... More


A Prophecy Fulfilled: From Cooperation to the Displacement of Indians

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how towards the end of the 17th century, efforts on the part of Indians and colonists to resolve problems caused by livestock gave way to conflict. It argues that the colonists' ... More


Contracts

Kimberly K. Smith

in Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895755
eISBN:
9780199950522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895755.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter addresses whether a liberal government may legitimately enforce our moral duties to animals, given the liberal principle of limited government. Liberal theory teaches that the purpose of ... More


The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a study of the role of regions in the development of modern nations in Latin America. It focuses on the Colombian Caribbean between 1870 and 1950. It examines the achievements and ... More


The Crop on Hooves: Yankee Interests in Tropical Cattle Ranching

Richard P. Tucker

in Insatiable Appetite: The United States and the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220874
eISBN:
9780520923812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220874.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on cattle ranching in tropical regions. It first looks at the introduction of domestic livestock into the United States by the Europeans, and how the Americans got started in the ... More


The Making of a New Landed Class, 1880–1912

Roy Hora

in The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The accession of General Julio A. Roca as president of Argentina marked the emergence of a strong state capable of creating an environment propitious to the long-term accumulation of capital. The ... More


Cattle

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In spite of its significance to the economy of the Colombian Caribbean, the livestock industry has been neglected in the historiography. This chapter revises stereotypes about the cattle industry in ... More


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