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Putting the barn before the house : women and family farming in early-twentieth-century New York

Author: Nancy Grey Osterud
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Putting the Barn Before the House features the voices and viewpoints of women born before World War I who lived on family farms in south-central New York. Grey Osterud explores the flexible and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Putting the barn before the house.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011041849
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Grey Osterud
ISBN: 9780801450280 0801450284 9780801464171 080146417X
OCLC Number: 897105966
Awards: Winner of *Winner, 2015 Gita Chaudhuri Prize (Western Associ.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 277 s.) illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The Nanticoke Valley in the Early Twentieth CenturyPart I: Gender, Power, and Labor1. Putting the Barn Before the House2. Women's Place on the LandPart II: Farming and Wage-Earning3. "Buying a Farm on a Small Capital"4. The Transformation of Agriculture and the Rural EconomyPart III: The Division of Labor and Relations Of Power5. Sharing and Dividing Farm Work6. Intergenerational and Marital Partnerships7. Wage-Earning and Farming Families8. Negotiating Working RelationshipsPart IV: Organizing the Rural Community9. Forming Cooperatives and Taking Collective Action10. Home Economics and Farm Family EconomiesConclusion: Gender, Mutuality, and Community in RetrospectNotesIndex
Responsibility: Grey Osterud

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"Building on her 1991 book Bonds of Community: The Lives of Farm Women in Nineteenth-Century New York, Grey Osterud returns to the Nanticoke Valley of south-central New York State, this time with a Read more...

 
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