A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture Since 1929

A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture Since 1929

By: Paul K. Conkin (author)Paperback

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In "A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture since 1929", historian Paul K. Conkin examines political, social, and cultural changes that have radically altered farming. Conkin blends his personal experiences with extensive research as he details problems such as overcropping and price instability while also assessing new technologies, skills, and legislation that might affect future farming. Mechanization has changed the face of American farming forever, and Conkin celebrates its past and analyzes its future.

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About Author

Paul K. Conkin, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Vanderbilt University, is the author of numerous books, including The State of the Earth: Environment Challenges on the Road to 2100, The Southern Agrarians, and When All the Gods Trembled: Darwinism, Scopes, and American Intellectuals.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780813192420
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780813192420
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 0813192420

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