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Agriculture in the United States: a documentary history.

Author: Wayne D Rasmussen
Publisher: New York, Random House ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the change in farming in the United States by key documents and legislation illustrative of the topic and period.
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Genre/Form: History
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Rasmussen, Wayne D. (Wayne David), 1915-2004.
Agriculture in the United States.
New York, Random House c1975
(OCoLC)664622849
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne D Rasmussen
ISBN: 039449976X 9780394499765
OCLC Number: 915895
Description: 4 volumes (xxii, 3652 pages) 25 cm
Contents: V.1. Colonial America : European background ; American Indian agriculture ; Colonial settlement --
Virginia ; Colonial settlement --
New England ; Colonial settlement --
New York ; Colonial settlement --
Maryland ; Colonial settlement --
Pennsylvania ; Colonial settlement --
Georgia ; Development of colonial agriculture --
The American Revolution and agriculture --
Farming in the new nation, 1783-1840 : George Washington, farmer ; Thomas Jefferson, agrarian ; Land policies ; Changes in farming --
The first American agricultural revolution and its setting, 1840-1870 : Land policies ; Education and experimentation ; The Civil War ; Changes in farming --
V.2. Changes in farming (continued) : The growth of commercial agriculture, 1870-1914 ; Land policies ; Education and experimentation ; Changes in farming and farm life --
V.3. War, depression and the new deal, 1914-1940 : Land use and tenure ; Federal farm policies ; Education and experimentation ; World War I ; Changes in farming and farm life --
V.4. The second American agricultural revolution, 1941-1973 : Land use and tenure ; Federal farm policies ; World War II ; Education and experimentation ; Changes in farming and farm life ; The future of agriculture.
Responsibility: Edited by Wayne D. Rasmussen.

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Chronicles the change in farming in the United States by key documents and legislation illustrative of the topic and period.

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