From prairie to corn belt; farming on the Illinois and Iowa prairies in the nineteenth century.

Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1963] .

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Subjects Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Illinois.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Iowa.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Land settlement -- Illinois.
Land settlement -- Iowa.
Land settlement.
Description 310 pages maps, diagrams, tables 25 cm
Copyright Date [1963]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-303).
Contents The land lies waiting -- The people come -- They take the land -- "Free land" is not free -- Farms on the breaking -- The passing of the lean kine -- The lesser beasts and draft stock -- The crops in the field -- How to farm sitting down -- Three production costs: money, labor, taxes -- Some are innovators -- They call it the corn belt -- Farmers in the new settlements -- The farmer in the "old" community -- The threshold of the golden age.
Geographic Area Illinois
Network Numbers (OCoLC)231540
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bogue, Allan G.
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