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Industrializing the Corn Belt Agriculture, Technology, and Environment, 1945-1972 by J. L. Anderson
  

Industrializing the Corn Belt Agriculture, Technology, and Environment, 1945-1972

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Industrializing the Corn Belt Agriculture, Technology, and Environment, 1945-1972 by J. L. Anderson

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Through a carefully researched investigation of Iowa, J. L. Anderson...delivers a renegade interpretation that highlights farmers as the primary agents of agrarian change. An illuminating case, powerful analysis, and a poignant story. --The Journal of American History An excellent piece of historical research. There is no other book that deals in depth and breadth with the important subjects considered here. --Allan Bogue, University of Wisconsin For too long, American agriculture in the post-war era has been the domain of economists and rural sociologists. With a historian's touch--focusing first and foremost on the farmers themselves--Anderson provides a fresh, compelling treatment of this crucial period of immense social, economic, technological, and environmental change. --David Vaught, Texas A&M University Anderson's work [has] a nuance that writiers who focus on the net effect of agricultural change often miss. --Journal of Illinois History [This] book is well worth reading....The impact of the revolution Anderson recounts affects all Americans. --The Annals of Iowa Through a carefully researched investigation of Iowa, J. L. Anderson delivers a renegade interpretation that highlights farmers as the primary agents of agrarian change. An illuminating case, powerful analysis, and a poignant story. The Journal of American History An excellent piece of historical research. There is no other book that deals in depth and breadth with the important subjects considered here. Allan Bogue, University of Wisconsin For too long, American agriculture in the post-war era has been the domain of economists and rural sociologists. With a historian s touch focusing first and foremost on the farmers themselves Anderson provides a fresh, compelling treatment of this crucial period of immense social, economic, technological, and environmental change. David Vaught, Texas A&M University Anderson s work [has] a nuance that writiers who focus on the net effect of agricultural change often miss. Journal of Illinois History [This] book is well worth reading .The impact of the revolution Anderson recounts affects all Americans. The Annals of Iowa Through a carefully researched investigation of Iowa, J. L. Anderson delivers a renegade interpretation that highlights farmers as the primary agents of agrarian change. An illuminating case, powerful analysis, and a poignant story. The Journal of American History An excellent piece of historical research. There is no other book that deals in depth and breadth with the important subjects considered here. Allan Bogue, University of Wisconsin For too long, American agriculture in the post-war era has been the domain of economists and rural sociologists. With a historian s touch focusing first and foremost on the farmers themselves Anderson provides a fresh, compelling treatment of this crucial period of immense social, economic, technological, and environmental change. David Vaught, Texas A&M University Anderson s work [has] a nuance that writiers who focus on the net effect of agricultural change often miss. Journal of Illinois History [This] book is well worth reading .The impact of the revolution Anderson recounts affects all Americans. The Annals of Iowa


About the Author

J.L. Anderson teaches U.S. history at Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta, where he is a member of the Department of Humanities.

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Publication date

6th March 2018

Author

J. L. Anderson

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Publisher

Northern Illinois University Press

Format

Paperback
248 pages

Categories

Industrialisation & industrial history
Agriculture & farming
History of the Americas

ISBN

9780875807416

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