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Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850

Robert C. Allen

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282969
eISBN:
9780191684425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282969.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book traces the shift from medieval to modern institutions in English agriculture. It explores their importance for productivity growth, income distribution, and the contribution of agriculture ... More


Can We See the “Hoplite Revolution” on the Ground? Archaeological Landscapes, Material Culture, and Social Status in Early Greece

Lin Foxhall

in Men of Bronze: Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143019
eISBN:
9781400846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143019.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers what a site survey might reveal about the appearance of a new class of small farmers in archaic Greece. It gives a brief history of the discipline and explains the strengths ... More


Surviving Success in the Midi: Growers, Merchants, and the State

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the experience of the Midi, France's cheapest wine producer. After examining long-run changes in France's domestic wine supply, and in particular merchants' attempts to augment ... More


Land for the Poor: The Rise of Small Farm Owners in the Age of Commercial Agriculture

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The subject of this chapter is the revitalization of small-scale landownership from the era of emancipation into the early twentieth century. Former slaves and landless farmers joined established ... More


Promoting small farmer market access in Asia: Issues, experiences, and mechanisms

Sukhpal Singh

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Small farmers face multiple constraints at all points in the agro food/fibre value chains: exclusion for new information and technologies, lack of bargaining power and high production and marketing ... More


Assessing Financial Development and Access Analytical Considerations

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the process of financial development and access, and the various dimensions of each of the two concepts, and how it leads to economic growth and development. It elaborates on ... More


Introduction

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0000
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces small farm owners, the book’s central focus, and provides an overview of how the antebellum yeomanry, landless freemen, and former slaves emerged as a revived class of small ... More


Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Connor J Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Walking through nearly any grocery store, contemporary American consumers are bound to encounter organic food. At any of the myriad of farmers’ markets that have sprung up in cities and small ... More


Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Adrienne Monteith Petty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After the Civil War, a reinvigorated group of small farm owners emerged in North Carolina’s Lower Cape Fear region. Former slaves and landless freemen joined the established antebellum yeomanry in ... More


Conclusion

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Surveying the present experience of a third-generation farmer, the conclusion recapitulates the main themes of the book and summarizes its conclusions. Today, a group of farmers remains whose ... More


Seeking Peace in the South and West

Adam Wesley Dean

in An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619910
eISBN:
9781469623139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619910.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explains how Republicans applied their ideas by connecting land use with social structure to both the South and the West during the Reconstruction. Republicans called for an end to the ... More


An Equal Interest in the Soil: Small-Scale Farming and the Work of Nationhood, 1866–1889

David A. Chang

in The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833650
eISBN:
9781469604398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895764_chang.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores contending visions of Creek nationhood. It turns its sights to the small-scale farmers who made up the majority of the Creek Nation—a nation that included, in the wake of ... More


Managing Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture: Implications for Research and Development

Suresh Pal

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are three key issues that must be addressed when it comes to public investment in agricultural research and development: whether public funding is sustained over time, whether the funding is ... More


Eshaping Puerto Rico's Economy, 1898–1934

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

in Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the transformation of Puerto Rico's economy between 1898 and 1934 under U.S. rule. It begins by looking at the advent of “free trade” between Puerto Rico and the United States, ... More


Free Soil and the Rise of the Republican Party

Adam Wesley Dean

in An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619910
eISBN:
9781469623139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619910.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter covers the rise of the Free-Soil and Republican Parties in the 1850s. While historians have given much scholarly attention to the ideology of the Republicans, citing their promotion of ... More


Cuba’s Revolutionary Agro-Ecological Movement: Learning from the Experience of Food Sovereignty

Efe Can Gürcan

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The 2005–2008 global food crisis is an instance of a more general phenomenon: the break-up of the neoliberal agri-food order. In Cuba, the food sovereignty movement led to the world’s “largest ... More


Right place, right time: The state of smallholders in agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

Geoffrey Livingston, Steven Schonberger, and Sara Delaney

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the opportunities and challenges facing smallholder farmers in SSA and argues that the ability of smallholder farmers to increase on-farm investments in productivity is ... More


Targeting investments to link farmers to markets: a framework for capturing the heterogeneity of smallholder farmers

Maximo Torero

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to develop a framework that can capture smallholder heterogeneity and therefore identify and prioritise the types of institutions and infrastructure that would help link ... More


Are Grazing Lands ‘Wastelands’?

Rita Brara

in Shifting Landscapes: The Making and Remaking of Village Commons in India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673012
eISBN:
9780199081813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673012.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter questions the statist and tehno-centric representation of grazing lands as ‘waste-lands,’ since the ephemeral vegetation of such lands is still critical to the subsistence of women, ... More


Food Security in Egypt

Ray Bush

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on food insecurity in Egypt beyond the preoccupation with macroeconomic policy’s role in facilitating food to meet local consumption needs. It discusses how agricultural reform ... More


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