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The takeover : chicken farming and the roots of American agribusiness

Author: Monica R Gisolfi
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Series: Environmental history and the American South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following a trajectory from Reconstruction to the present day, Monica Gisolfi shows how the Georgia poultry farming model of semivertical integration perfected a number of practices that had first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica R Gisolfi
ISBN: 9780820335780 0820335789 9780820349718 0820349712
OCLC Number: 964065613
Description: xvi, 104 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
From cotton to chicken, 1914-1939 --
World War II and the command economy, 1939-1945 --
Taking over: integrators and the birth of the modern broiler industry --
Broiler sharecroppers and hired hands --
From public nuisance to toxic waste, 1940-1990 --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Environmental history and the American South.
Responsibility: Monica R. Gisolfi.

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