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Dairymaids

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

By the beginning of the 20th century, the practice of farm women milking cows, dairymaids, making butter for family consumption, selling the surplus in markets and shops, and using the money to pay ... More


Poultry-Rearing

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Poultry-rearing was a woman's industry, one which it was deemed ‘impossible to induce Irishmen’ to adopt. This chapter is a discussion in discrimination. It examines poultry-rearing in Ireland, ... More


Supplementing the Soil

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes efforts to improve the fertility of California's soils. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, nitrogen depletion in California's soils was a major concern. ... More


Strategies of Regulatory Integration via Development: The Integration of the Polish and Romanian Dairy Industries into the EU Single Market

László Bruszt and Julia Langbein

in Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703143
eISBN:
9780191772450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703143.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines divergent developmental effects of EU strategies of regulatory integration during the Eastern enlargement. While in some countries only narrower groups of economic actors ... More


Smear Campaigns: Margarine

Calestous Juma

in Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190467036
eISBN:
9780190627164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467036.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

Using margarine as a case study, this chapter explores the way resistance to new technologies is articulated through legislative processes. The chapter examines how the US legislature served as a ... More


The Dinner Table War: Postwar Struggles

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The restoration of foreign trade was only a part of efforts to push cotton forward. To keep pace with the challenging environment of the postwar era, industry leaders sought an end to the ... More


Risk

Robert Pool

in Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195107722
eISBN:
9780197561027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195107722.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

In June 1995, speaking to an audience of 250 fellow doctors and medical researchers, Steven Decks described what he hoped would be a breakthrough treatment for AIDS. The human immunodeficiency ... More


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