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
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of 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.