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Farmers, bureaucrats, and middlemen : historical perspectives on American agriculture / edited by Trudy Huskamp Peterson.

; National Archives Trust Fund Board
Special ed.. Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0882580833, 9780882580838

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Other Authors National Archives Trust Fund Board.
Subjects Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Agriculture and state -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
Agriculture and state.
Peterson, Trudy Huskamp, 1945-
United States.
Series National Archives and Records Service. National Archives conferences ; v. 17.
Description xvii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes "Papers and proceedings of the Conference on American Agriculture, April 28-29, 1977, the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C."
Published for the National Archives Trust Fund Board.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / Robert M. Warner -- Introduction / Trudy Huskamp Peterson -- Ch. 1. "Agriculture ... the largest interest of the nation" -- Seeking a structure / Wayne D. Rasmussen -- An overview of American agricultural history / Vernon Carstensen -- Ch. 2. The National Archives and the study of agricultural history -- Old fields and new grounds : research in Federal agricultural records / Douglas Helms -- A wealth of resources : a research demonstration / Douglas Helms [and others] -- Portfolio -- Staff notes / C.F.W. Coker, Jerome Finster, Thomas Gedosch -- Ch. 3. Agricultural leadership : bureaucrats and organizers -- The face of the bureaucrat : a profile of USDA leadership / Gladys L. Baker -- The farmer and the Left : the influence of radical farm organizations / Lowell K. Dyson -- Ch. 4. Agricultural labor : the dark side of the agrarian myth -- Farm tenants in the nineteenth-century Middle West / Allan G. Bogue -- The sharecropper / Donald Holley -- Busboys and wetbacks : Mexican and Mexican-American migrants in American agriculture / Manuel A. Machado, Jr. -- Labor and economic roles of Iowa farm wives, 1840-80 / Dorothy Schwieder -- Panel discussion / Walter Rundell, Jr. [and others] -- Ch. 5. Agricultural research and development : progress, problems, and paradox -- Research in land-grant universities : the Agricultural Experiment Station / Irvin M. May, Jr. -- Taking 'cides : the controversy over agriculturel chemicals / Ardith L. Maney and Donald F. Hadwiger -- Commentaries / Theodore C. Byerly, Thomas R. Dunlap -- Staff note / Renee M. Jaussaud -- Ch. 6. Directions in domestic marketing -- Regulation of the commodities exchanges in the 1920s : the legacy of self-government / Jonathan Lurie -- Commodity marketing : characteristics and issues in the Post New Deal Era // Harold F. Breimyer -- Commentary / Robert E. Gallman -- Ch. 7. The federal government and twentieth-century agriculture -- Government controls : how to understand the experience of World War I / Tom G. Hall -- The New Deal for agriculture : recent writings, 1971-76 / Richard S. Kirkendall -- Observations on the changing nature of national agricultural policy decision processes, 1946-76 / James T. Bonnen -- Panel discussion / Gilbert C. Fite [and others].
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6304377
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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