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Whereby we thrive : a history of American farming, 1607-1972

Author: John T Schlebecker
Publisher: Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schlebecker, John T.
Whereby we thrive.
Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1975
(OCoLC)643621338
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Schlebecker
ISBN: 0813800900 9780813800905
OCLC Number: 1054362
Description: x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: John T. Schlebecker.
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