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Capital, Saving and Credit among Indigenous Rice Farmers and Immigrant Vegetable Farmers in Hong Kong’s New Territories: ([1964] 2007)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on master farmers growing rice or vegetables as principal crops. Specialization in vegetable-growing is largely the concern of immigrants, while indigenous farmers, that is ... More


Physical Sketch of Egypt.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter gives a general description of Egypt and the Nile. It talks about the length and breadth of the valley of Egypt and of the plain of Lower Egypt. It gives a detailed account of the ... More


Cultivating Science, Harvesting Power: Science and Industrial Agriculture in California

Christopher R. Henke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083737
eISBN:
9780262275286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083737.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Just south of San Francisco lies California’s Salinas Valley, the heart of a multi-billion dollar agricultural industry that dominates U. S. vegetable production. How did this sleepy valley become ... More


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