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The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Deborah Fitzgerald

in Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088137
eISBN:
9780300133417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088137.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses American agriculture and explores the contextual gridwork on which transformation from traditional to industrial agriculture hung in the period of 1920s. The sheer diversity of ... More


The Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies

Joshua S. Graff Zivin and Jeffrey M. Perloff (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226988030
eISBN:
9780226988061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226988061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Using economic models and empirical analysis, this volume examines a wide range of agricultural and biofuel policy issues and their effects on American agricultural and related agrarian insurance ... More


Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Frederick C. Knight

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From the sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries, four times more Africans than Europeans crossed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas. While this forced migration stripped slaves of their liberty, it ... More


The Contribution of Technological Progress to Farm Output, 1950–1975

Vernon W. Ruttan

in Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?: The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199754359
eISBN:
9780190261320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter outlines an analytical scheme that distinguishes between the contributions of technological change and increased non-labor inputs. It presents a set of alternative technological change ... More


Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Carla J. Mulford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

A literary biography of Franklin’s writings on the British Empire and its relationship to the British North America, this book assesses Franklin’s intellectual life by examining his writings on ... More


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