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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 Fruit-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/9781501740237.003.0032
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The close relation with a fruit tree and its home-production, "is one of the sacred associations" for Bailey in this chapter. This chapter also gives a brief overview of the history of late ... More


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