American agriculture in the twentieth century : how it flourished and what it cost /

"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 e...

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Main Author: Gardner, Bruce L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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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.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 388 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-378) and index.
ISBN:9780674037496
0674037499