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The farmer's last frontier : agriculture, 1860-1897

Author: Fred A Shannon
Publisher: White Plains, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1977], ©1945.
Series: Economic history of the United States, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of a series of detailed reference manuals on American economic history, this volume traces the development and expansion of agriculture across the USA during the last half of the 19th century.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred A Shannon
ISBN: 0873320999 9780873320993
OCLC Number: 3169501
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Farrar & Rinehart, New York, which was issued as v. 5 of the Economic history of the United States.
Description: xii, 434 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Nature and the farmer --
Agricultural settlement in new areas --
Disposing of the public domain --
Land and labor in the new south --
Southern crops and special problems --
The progress of farm mechanization --
The expansion of prairie agriculture --
Special problems of prairie farmers --
The livestock frontier and the great-plains farmer --
Finance and marketing problems of the range country --
Specialized agriculture and eastern adjustments --Governmental activity in agriculture --
The agrarian uprising --
Farmers' cooperative movements --
The farmer and the nation --
The literature of the subject.
Series Title: Economic history of the United States, v. 5.
Responsibility: by Fred A. Shannon.
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