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Author Gardner, Bruce L.

Title American agriculture in the twentieth century : how it flourished and what it cost / Bruce L. Gardner.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Elizabeth Twp PL Adult Non-Fiction - ELLY-13  A 338.1 Gar    AVAILABLE
Description x, 388 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "Gardner documents both the economic difficulties that have confronted farmers and the technological and economic transformations that have lifted them from relative poverty to economic parity with the nonfarm population. He provides a detailed analysis of the causes behind these trends, with emphasis on the role of government action"--Jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-378) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Technology -- Farms -- Farm communities -- Markets -- Government I : public investment and regulation -- Government II : commodity and trade policy -- Explanations -- Regions and states -- Counties -- Findings and policy implications.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Subject Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Statistics.
Agriculture -- United States -- Costs -- Statistics.
Family farms -- United States -- Statistics.
Farm income -- United States -- Statistics.
Agricultural credit.
Agricultural productivity.
Agricultural subsidies -- United States.
Agriculture and state -- United States.
Agricultural laws and legislation -- United States.
Agricultura y estado -- Estados Unidos.
Agriculture -- Aspect économique -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Agriculture -- Aspect économique -- États-Unis -- Statistiques.
Agriculture -- États-Unis -- Coût -- Statistiques.
Exploitations agricoles familiales -- États-Unis -- Statistiques.
Revenus agricoles -- États-Unis -- Statistiques.
Crédit agricole.
Agriculture -- Productivité.
Aide de l'État à l'agriculture -- États-Unis.
Politique agricole -- États-Unis.
Droit rural -- États-Unis.
Agricultural credit. (OCoLC)fst00800626
Agricultural laws and legislation. (OCoLC)fst00801020
Agricultural productivity. (OCoLC)fst00801250
Agricultural subsidies. (OCoLC)fst00801299
Agriculture and state. (OCoLC)fst00801722
Agriculture -- Costs. (OCoLC)fst00801398
Agriculture -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst00801415
Family farms. (OCoLC)fst00920335
Farm income. (OCoLC)fst00921031
Aspect économique.
Production agricole.
Revenu agricole.
Économie rurale.
Crédit agricole.
Exploitation agricole familiale.
Politique agricole.
Aide gouvernementale.
20e siècle.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Statistics. (OCoLC)fst01423727
Statistiques (Descripteur de forme)
ISBN 0674007484 (alk. paper)
9780674007482 (alk. paper)

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