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American Agriculture A Brief History by R. Douglas Hurt

American Agriculture A Brief History


American Agriculture A Brief History by R. Douglas Hurt

Hurt's brief history of American agriculture, from the prehistoric period through the twentieth century, is written for anyone coming to this subject for the first time. It also provides a ready reference to the economic, social, political, scientific, and technological changes that have most affected farming in America. American Agriculture is a story of considerable achievement and success, but it is also a story of greed, racism, and violence. Hurt offers a provocative look at history that has been shaped by the best and worst of human nature.

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Publication date

31st August 2002


R. Douglas Hurt

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Purdue University Press


444 pages


Agriculture & farming
History: specific events & topics



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