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Working Americans, 1880-2020: Vol. XVI: Farming & Ranching, 1st Edition

  • Volume 16
  • Laura Mars
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 164265485X
  • ISBN-13: 9781642654851
  • DDC: 331.880973
  • 423 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Overview

This volume covers the span of the entire country, providing a thorough examination of the lives of all types of Americans in this business. The book is divided into easy-to-use, decade-long chapters, so readers can quickly locate details on a particular time period.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Introduction.
1: Profiles.
2: 1798: Farmer and Homesteader.
3: 1813: Farmer and Solider.
4: 1815: Logger and Whiskey Maker.
5: 1858: Lady of the Plantation.
6: 1880: Norwegian Farmers.
7: 1885: German Tobacco Farmer.
8: 1888: Texas Cattle Rancher.
9: 1892: Danish Farmer and Miller.
10: 1892: Sweet Potato Farmers.
11: 1898: Crafter of Plow Handles.
12: 1904: Potato Farmer.
13: 1916: Son of a Missouri Tobacco Farmer.
14: 1919: Dude Rancher.
15: 1926: Sugar Farmer.
16: 1927: Farming Family.
17: 1933: Leader of a Farm Revolt.
18: 1934: 13-Year-Old Daughter of Farming Family.
19: 1935: Sharecroppers Who Fled the South.
20: 1940: Cattle Wrangler.
21: 1957: Cotton Broker.
22: 1966: Mexican Farmhand.
23: 1978: Orange Juice Company Executive.
24: 1988: Logger.
25: 1994: Large Scale Farmer.
26: 1998: Switchgrass Farmer.
27: 2003: Cattle Rancher.
28: 2008: Dairy Farmer’s Daughter.
29: 2011: Salvadorian Ranch Hand.
30: 2015: Genetic Scientist.
31: 2020: Organic Soybean Farmer.
32: Census of Agriculture.
33: Race/Ethnicity/Gender Profiles.
34: Agricultural Highlights.
35: Agricultural Financials.
36: Agricultural Chemical Use.
Further Reading.
Index.