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Foxes in the Hen House: Animals, Agribusiness, and the Law: A Modern American Fable

David J. Wolfson and Mariann Sullivan

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the use of animals for food and the realities of farmed-animal law. It shows how farmed animals receive no effective legal protection in the U.S.A., and details how the law to ... More


Farming Practice and Techniques

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/9780198208044.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter tests the traditional appreciation of farming in the past, based on crop rotations of two or three crops followed by a fallow year, against the evidence-based practice of 18th- and ... More


Lessons from the Taro Patch

Penny Levin

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the mole (foundation) and the hiʻohiʻona (elements) that form the traditions of growing kalo—the former offers key concepts, and the latter considers the details and provides ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Agriculture in the United States

Christopher R. Henke

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083737
eISBN:
9780262275286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083737.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book explores the role of economic and technological factors in determining agricultural farming practices. The importance of neutralizing these factors to bring about changes in the ... More


Walking, Singing, Pointing, Usuthu Gorge

Angela Impey

in Song Walking: Women, Music, and Environmental Justice in an African Borderland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226537962
eISBN:
9780226538150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538150.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter Three proceeds as a walk undertaken with the women in Usuthu Gorge, a ward situated at the precise juncture of South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland. Framed as an extended narrative, the ... More


Arable cultivation and animal husbandry in the Roman period

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines preserved cereal remains and animal bones dating from the Roman period. It concludes that: in the Roman, middle medieval, and post-medieval periods there were marked regional ... More


Patterns of land use: documentary evidence and palaeoenvironmental sequences

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines regional variation in farming practice across the different pays of South West England. The assessment of some easily accessible documentary sources suggests that there were ... More


Arable cultivation and animal husbandry in the medieval period

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines preserved cereal remains and animal bones from medieval sites. It shows that in terms of medieval arable cultivation, a line can be drawn through the Blackdown Hills between ... More


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