Women in agriculture : professionalizing rural life in North America and Europe, 1880-1965 (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Women in agriculture : professionalizing rural life in North America and Europe, 1880-1965

Author: Linda McGuire Ambrose; Joan M Jensen
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women have always been skilled at feeding their families, and historians have often studied the work of rural women on farms and in their homes. However, the stories of women who worked as agricultural researchers, producers, marketers, educators, and community organizers have not been told until now. Taking readers into the rural hinterlands of the rapidly urbanizing societies of the United States, Canada, Great  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda McGuire Ambrose; Joan M Jensen
ISBN: 9781609384722 1609384725
OCLC Number: 954203641
Description: xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The professionalization of farming for women in late Victorian Britain: the role and legacy of the Langham Place feminists / Karen Sayer and Nicola Verdon --
Good farms, markets, and communities: Emily Hoag and rural women's studies / Joan M. Jensen --
Professionalizing farm women, recognizing their integrated food roles: The Netherlands, 1880-1950 / Margreet van der Burg --
"Montana extra selects": Harriette Cushman's quest to market Montana eggs for Montana people / Amy L. McKinney --
The chain of interdependence: apples from the orchard to the consumer / Anne L. Moore --
Women's institutes in Canada and the United Kingdom: the weighty matters of domestic science, home economics and food security / Linda M. Ambrose --
The indefatigable Mrs. Webb: food, radio, and rural women --
a legacy of World War I / Maggie Andrews --
African American home demonstration agents in the field and rural reform in Arkansas, 1914-1965 / Cherisse Jones-Branch --
"Forever lunching": food, power and politics in Ontario women's organizations / Linda M. Ambrose --
Frances Densmore and Mary Warren English: indigenous knowledge, cross-cultural collaboration, and the politics of food / Joan M. Jensen.
Responsibility: Linda M. Ambrose and Joan M. Jensen, eds.

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Taking readers into the rural hinterlands of the rapidly urbanizing societies of the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and the Netherlands, the essays in Women in Agriculture tell the stories of  Read more...

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