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Signatures of Risk

Karl Raitz

in Making Bourbon: A Geographical History of Distilling in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178752
eISBN:
9780813178769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178752.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Innovations in production technology and machinery increased efficiency and productivity but also introduced risk, especially if employees were given responsibilities for which they were not trained. ... More


Human activities and disease transmission: the agriculture case

Jan Slingenbergh, Giuliano Cecchi, and Marjan Leneman

in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The time is right to fight poverty, food insecurity and disease. The nexus of agriculture, development and health is presented, highlighting global health security threats of animal origin. Food and ... More


Epilogue

R. Douglas Hurt

in Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620008
eISBN:
9781469620022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620008.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This epilogue reflects on the changes wrought by the Civil War on agriculture in the Confederacy. Few white farmers and planters or black agricultural workers could express much optimism after the ... More


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