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Visions of American agriculture

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Published by Iowa State University in Ames .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by William Lockeretz.
      ContributionsLockeretz, William.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS441 .V57 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL659757M
      ISBN 100813820448
      LC Control Number97005083

      Agriculture is a major industry in the United States, which is a net exporter of food. As of the census of agriculture, there were million farms, covering an area of million acres (3,, km 2), an average of acres ( hectares) per farm.. Although agricultural activity occurs in every state in the union, it is particularly concentrated in the Great Plains, a vast expanse. See history. Explore history. Understand history. REVEL for Visions of America: A History of the United States uses images as primary historical evidence to bring history to life for a generation of visual learners. Emphasizing how key choices and competing visions of America shaped our nation’s past, authors Jennifer Keene, Saul Cornell, and Edward O’Donnell help students realize that.

      (); Visions of American Agriculture, editor (); Ecolabels and the Greening of the Food Market, editor (). See also: Oral History Interview with William Lockeretz, AFSIC () (NAL Call #: Videocassette no). Annotation: This report was one of the first U.S. studies analyzing the economics of organic farming systems. Lockeretz. Visions of America also focuses on the many competing visions of America that have shaped American social, cultural and political history, and explores the tensions and conflicts that have marked virtually every chapter of American history. It presents history as a dynamic, unpredictable, and dramatic process shaped by the choices made by Availability: This title is out of print.

      American Dream PDF An Ordinary Day in America PDF. Reviews by Online Journalists & Blogs Go to Page 2 for images of prominent enthusiasts of Visions of America: Photographing Democracy Go to Page 3 for more fun book related events! Go to Page 4 for full page spreads from the book Go to Page 5 for reader comments. Media in category "Evolution of American Agriculture (Book)" The following 23 files are in this category, out of 23 total. Evolution of American Agriculture (Woodruff).djvu 2, × 2,, 88 pages; MB.


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