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Settling into a Routine

Thirsk Joan

in Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses several books published in the 1650s, with serious attention given to horticulture. Pride of place in the literary effort ... More


Diversification and Innovation

Thirsk Joan

in Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the importance of dairying, horticulture, and poultry-keeping as they entered on a new phase of enterprise in the years ... More


The Growing of Plants by Children—The School-Garden

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0015
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The main idea in this chapter is that the "love of plants should be inculcated in the school." While there "are many practical applications" for children to gain knowledge of "plants and ... More


Oak

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0018
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The poetic entry for the term "Oak" from Bailey's Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture is offered here. The oak "connects the present with the past. It spans the centuries." As elsewhere, the poetic ... More


The Garden of Gourds

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0042
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Gourds are distinct both in that their autumn harvest "contains" the summer months and in that their use for domestic ornamentation carries them "through to the holidays and beyond." Bailey notes ... More


Truth in Fruit

Emily Pawley

in The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693835
eISBN:
9780226693972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693972.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Chapter 7 examines how new improving organisms, fruit trees, moved into the landscape through commercial networks. Between 1820 and 1850, fruit landscapes changed dramatically—semi-wild seedlings ... More


‘The Factory in a Garden’/‘The Garden in a Factory’

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Industrialists exploited the powerful cultural, symbolic and metaphorical meanings of gardens and parks to ‘engineer’ particular feelings, ideas, modes of behaviour and well-being amongst employees ... More


Oshosi/Ochosi, Orisha Oko/Oricha Oko, Ibeji/Ibeyi, Aganju/Agayú: Minor Gods of Hunting, Horticulture, the Sacred Twins, the Porter God, and Minor Orishas Also Known in Cuba

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

in Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses Oshosi/Ochosi (minor God of Hunting), Orisha Oko/Oricha Oko (God of Horticulture and Farming), Ibeji/Ibeyi (the Sacred Twins), and Aganju/Agayú (ruler of the desert-like earth ... More


Weathering and (Holocene) Soil Formation

Jan Sevink and Otto Spaargaren

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0027
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

The soils of western Europe are marked by superficial accumulation of organic matter as a result of its climate being temperate, rather wet, and leading to ... More


The Suburban Garden

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores interwar suburban gardening. There were some four million new suburban gardens created over this period and probably, at least as many new gardeners. Gardening became a mass ... More


I’m Not Myself To-night. I Owe Money: Louisa May Alcott and Salvation

Finbarr Curtis

in Production of American Religious Freedom: The Production of American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479882113
eISBN:
9781479823734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882113.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Louisa May Alcott’s Work, the independent-minded protagonist Christie Devon learn the limits of her self-sufficiency as a wage laborer in nineteenth-century America and is driven to the brink of ... More


Potemkin Gardens: Biodiversity in Small Designed Landscapes

Martin F. Quigley

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Although species diversity may be a useful shorthand for addressing ecosystem health and function in relatively circumscribed areas, plant species richness and its effect in small designed landscapes ... More


Agro-Processing and Horticultural Exports from Africa

Emiko Fukase and Will Martin

in Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Sub-Saharan African exports of horticultural and processed agricultural products are growing in line with the major shift towards these products in world markets. Continued growth in these exports ... More


Industries without Smokestacks: Implications for Ethiopia’s Industrialization

Mulu Gebreeyesus

in Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although the manufacturing sector is known to have a unique role in structural transformation, the industries without smokestacks that include tradable services (e.g. IT, tourism, and transport), ... More


Farm-based care: providing meaningful activities in dementia care as an alternative to ‘standard day care’ in the UK

Fiona Marshall

in Remote and Rural Dementia Care: Policy, Research and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447344957
eISBN:
9781447345350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344957.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter invites the reader to consider ways in which farm based dementia care may offer alternative ways of engaging in nature among settings such urban day centres. This chapter outlines the ... More


Earthly Paradises

Matthew P. Canepa

in Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity through Architecture, Landscape, and the Built Environment, 550 BCE-642 CE

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520290037
eISBN:
9780520964365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290037.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 17 investigates the development of the Iranian institutions of estates and gardens. It examines the continuities and changes in the development of the paradise as well its ideological role ... More


The Coarse-Pounded Corn People

Martin D. Gallivan and Victor D. Thompson

in The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 focuses on archaeological investigations along the Chickahominy River and a history of residential settlements, subsistence practices, and burial grounds during the Middle to Late Woodland ... More


Innovative Programs to Economically Empower Women and Prevent Intimate Partner Violence Revictimization

Claire M. Renzetti, Diane R. Follingstad, and Diane Fleet

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses several economic empowerment programs that were specifically designed for women who have experienced various forms of trauma and abuse, or that have been adapted for use with ... More


Of Pigs and Pondfields (Futuna and ‘Uvea, 1974)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter details the ethnographic and archaeological research conducted at Futuna Island. In pursuit of a Yale doctorate, the author navigates the island's people, terrain, and even its ... More


A Horticultural Community

Myra B. Young Armstead

in Freedom's Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705100
eISBN:
9780814707920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705100.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the popularity of gardening within the nation's upper class helped shape the identity of James F. Brown. The Verplancks participated in a rising national horticultural ... More


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