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Whereby we thrive : a history of American farming, 1607-1972 / John T. Schlebecker.


1st ed.. Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1975.
ISBN 0813800900, 9780813800905

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Subjects Agriculture -- EĢtats-Unis -- Histoire.
Agriculture -- United States -- History.
Agriculture.
United States.
Description x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1975.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (.321-328) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Land for farming, 1607-1763. -- Land and the Revolution, 1763-1787. -- Farming: methods and tools, 1607-1783. -- The search for markets, 1607-1783. -- Mercantilism and the farmer, 1607-1783. -- Land laws and policy, 1785-1865. -- Farm and industrial markets, 1783-1860. -- Transportation: moving the products from farm to market, 1783-1860. -- Growing the crops, 1783-1865. -- Harvesting and processing, 1783-1865. -- Marketing institutions, 1783-1865. -- Land laws of the union, 1861-1914. -- Selling the abundance, 1861-1914. -- Transportation and food processing developments, 1861-1914. -- Technology on the farm: mechanics and biochemistry, 1865-1914. -- Gathering in the bounty: harvesting, 1865-1914. -- The tractor appears, 1892-1914. -- Total wars: World War I, World War II, 1914-1945. -- The people and the land, 1914-1945. -- Changes in transport, processing, and selling, 1914-1945. -- Price supports and parity, 1914-1945. -- Farm machinery technology, 1914-1945. -- Preserving the soil: governmental intervention, 1914-1945. -- Genetics and biochemistry: a new age dawning, 1914-1945. -- The postwar "conflicts", 1945-1972. -- Food for peace: the new markets, 1945-1972. -- The technological chasm, 1945-1972. -- Backward, turn backward, 1945-1972. -- One world, 1607-1972.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1054362
(OCoLC)ocm01054362
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Schlebecker, John T.
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