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Agrarian Revolution

Author : Jeffrey M. Paige
ISBN : 9780029235508
Genre : Social Science
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A theory of rural class conflict. World patterns. Peru: Hacienda and plantation. Angola: The migratory labor estate. Vietnam: Sharecropping.
Category: Social Science

Agricultural Revolution In England

Author : Mark Overton
ISBN : 0521568595
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is the first available survey of English agriculture between 1500 and 1850. Written specifically for students, it combines new material with an analysis of the existing literature. It describes farming in the sixteenth century, analyzes the reasons for improvements in agricultural output and productivity, and examines changes in the agrarian economy and society. Professor Overton argues that the impact of these related changes in productivity and social and economic structure in the century after 1750 amount to an agricultural revolution.
Category: Business & Economics

Watering The Revolution

Author : Mikael D. Wolfe
ISBN : 9780822373063
Genre : History
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In Watering the Revolution Mikael D. Wolfe transforms our understanding of Mexican agrarian reform through an environmental and technological history of water management in the emblematic Laguna region. Drawing on extensive archival research in Mexico and the United States, Wolfe shows how during the long Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) engineers’ distribution of water paradoxically undermined land distribution. In so doing, he highlights the intrinsic tension engineers faced between the urgent need for water conservation and the imperative for development during the contentious modernization of the Laguna's existing flood irrigation method into one regulated by high dams, concrete-lined canals, and motorized groundwater pumps. This tension generally resolved in favor of development, which unintentionally diminished and contaminated the water supply while deepening existing rural social inequalities by dividing people into water haves and have-nots, regardless of their access to land. By uncovering the varied motivations behind the Mexican government’s decision to use invasive and damaging technologies despite knowing they were ecologically unsustainable, Wolfe tells a cautionary tale of the long-term consequences of short-sighted development policies.
Category: History

The Agricultural Revolution

Author : Cathryn J. Long
ISBN : 1590181808
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the agricultural revolution, including its origins, the role of technology, and its effects on society.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Mexican Agrarian Revolution

Author : Frank Tannenbaum
ISBN : 1597406236
Genre : Business & Economics
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Category: Business & Economics