The Development of American Agriculture: A Historical Analysis

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U of Minnesota Press, 1979 - 464 Seiten

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Introduction and Overview
3
The Colonial Period 16071775
13
Breaking Out of the Atlantic Seaboard 17751820
37
From Pioneering to Commercialization 18201860
57
The Last Frontier 18601897
78
Prosperity and Depression 18971933
99
The Technological Revolution 19331970
122
US Agriculture in a World Market 19701990
150
Environmental Policy
278
The Role of Government
307
The Forces in Review
335
Changes in Structure Organization and Productivity
352
The Watersheds of Development
371
The Demand and Supply Components
393
Government Intervention Cannibalism and the Treadmill
417
Using the Model to Understand the 1970s and 1980s
437

Abundant Land
173
Farm Mechanization and Technological Advance
189
Building Physical Infrastructure Transport and Other Elements
209
Building Social Infrastructure Education and Research
235
International Inputs
258
Some Concluding Thoughs
457
Notes
473
Index
487
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