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Reviewed Works: Hijos del Pueblo: Gender, Family, and Community in Rural Mexico, 1730–1850 by Deborah E. Kanter; Rural Resistance in the Land of Zapata: The Jaramillista Movement and the Myth of Pax Priísta, 1940–1962 by Tanalís Padilla; Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity: Lessons from Cuba by Julia Wright; Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and State Formation in Cuba, 1868–1959 by Gillian McGillivray; Indonesian Exports, Peasant Agriculture and the World Economy, 1850–2000: Economic Structures in a Southeast Asian State by Hiroyoshi Kano; Stirring the Pot: A History of African Cuisine by James C. McCann; Hybrid: The History and Science of Plant Breeding by Noel Kingsbury; Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America by Kathleen M. Brown; Pineapple Culture: A History of the Tropical and Temperate Zones by Gary Y. Okihiro; The Viking in the Wheat Field: A Scientist's Struggle to Preserve the World's Harvest by Susan Dworkin; Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine by Karen Brown and Daniel Gilfoyle; Legalising Land Rights: Local Practices, State Responses, and Tenure Security in Africa, Asia and Latin America by Janine M. Ubrink, André J. Hoekema, and Willem J. Assies; A Common Agricultural Heritage? Revising French and British Rural Divergence by John Broad; Poblament, territori i història rural. VI Congrès sobre Sistemes Agraris, Organització Social i Poder Local by Jordi Bolòs and Enric Vicedo; Forgotten Labour: The Wiltshire Agricultural Worker and His Environment, 4500 BC–AD 1950 by Avice R. Wilson; Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England by Chris Briggs; Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses by Stephen K. Wegren; Elites et progrès agricole XVIe-XXe siècle by Nadine Vivier; The State and Rural Societies: Policy and Education in Europe, 1750–2000 by Nadine Vivier; Farmers on Welfare: The Making of Europe's Common Agricultural Policy by Ann-Christina L. Knudsen; Every Home a Distillery: Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake by Sarah Hand Meacham; Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin; A Courtship in the American West by Daniel Tyler with Betty Henshaw; Backwoods Consumers & Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada by Béatrice Craig; Wendell Berry and Religion: Heaven's Earthly Life by Joel James Shuman and L. Roger Owens; Borlaug: Volume 1, Right off the Farm, 1914–1944 by Noel Vietmeyer; Borlaug: Volume 2, Wheat Whisperer, 1944–1959 by Noel Vietmeyer; Pfeiffer Country: The Tenant Farms and Business Activities of Paul Pfeiffer in Clay County, Arkansas: 1902–1954 by Sherry Laymon; Electrifying the Rural American West: Stories of Power, People, and Place by Leah S. Glaser; The Home Fronts of Iowa, 1939–1945 by Lisa L. Ossian; Ox Cart to Automobile: Social Change in Western New York by Thomas Rasmussen; The Untilled Garden: Natural History and the Spirit of Conservation in America, 1740–1840 by Richard W. Judd; Seeking Inalienable Rights: Texans and their Quest for Justice by Debra A. Reid; Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas: Mexican Workers and Job Politics during World War II by Emilio Zamora; Reopening the Frontier: Homesteading in the Modern West by Brian Q. Cannon; Sweet Tyranny: Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics by Kathleen Mapes; Notes from the Ground: Science, Soil, and Society in the American Countryside by Benjamin R. Cohen; The Union of Their Dreams: Power, Hope, and Struggle in Cesar Chavez's Farm Worker Movement by Miriam Pawel; Remaking Boston: An Environmental History of the City and its Surroundings by Anthony N. Penna and Conrad Edick Wright; The Politics of Food Supply: US Agricultural Policy in the World Economy by Bill Winders; The Oyster Question: Scientists, Watermen, and the Maryland Chesapeake Bay since 1880 by Christine Keiner; North for the Harvest: Mexican Workers, Growers, and the Sugar Beet Industry by Jim Norris. St.; Industrializing the Cornbelt: Agriculture, Technology, and the Environment, 1945–1972 by J. L. Anderson
Review by: Susan M. Gauss , Paul Haber , Adriana Premat , Brian Pollitt , R. E. Elson , Frederick Douglass Opie , Jonathan Harwood , Nikki Berg Burin , Steven Topik , Paul D. Peterson , Lisa Cox , Douglas W. Allen , Adam W. Ebert , Jill R. Webster , Nigel Goose , Phillipp Schofield , Douglas R. Weiner , John Broad , Brigitte Leucht , Peter Thompson , Richard P. Tucker , Paula M. Nelson , Richard W. Judd , Todd LeVasseur , Dana G. Dalrymple , Ryan Poe , Bonnie Lynn-Sherow , Pamela Riney-Kehrberg , Thomas McIlwraith , Susan Scott Parrish , David Cullen , Jim Norris , William D. Rowley , Deborah Fink , Paul S. Sutter , Randal Beeman , Gregory Nobles , Anne B. Effland , David Arnold , April Merleaux , Shane Hamilton , John Broad , Richard W. Judd
Agricultural History
Vol. 85, No. 1 (Winter 2011), pp. 105-155
DOI: 10.3098/ah.2011.85.1.105
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3098/ah.2011.85.1.105
Page Count: 51
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