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The Economy

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the modernization of American society by focusing on economic issues such as industrialization and the decline of household manufacturing. It first provides an overview of ... More


“Evangel Train”: Scientific Agriculture

Richard J. Orsi

in Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520200197
eISBN:
9780520940864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200197.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the farm demonstration trains that toured California. It shows that these agricultural demonstration trains were the result of a long period of interaction between the ... More


Introduction

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book explores the role that magazines played in the modernization of America, and particularly in the development of translocal communities, during the period 1741–1860. Drawing on original data ... More


Benjamin Hubert and the Association for the Advancement of Negro Country Life

Mark Schultz

in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Mark Schultz delves into the life of Benjamin F. Hubert, a rural reformer in Georgia who tried to stem the flood away from farming by establishing a viable independent black town, the Log Cabin ... More


On Native Ground

William Howard Adams

in Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter talks about how Morris had always been interested in scientific agriculture and naturally threw himself into the predictable demands of the farm, managing it with a firsthand knowledge ... More


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