Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture (Google eBook)

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Yale University Press, 2003 - Business & Economics - 242 pages
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During the early part of the 20th century farming in America was transformed from a pre-industrial to an industrial activity. This book explores the modernization of the 1920s, which saw farmers adopt not just new technology, but also the financial cultural & ideological apparatus of industrialism.
  

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Contents

Economics and Management in Agriculture
33
3 Agricultural Engineers and Industrialization
75
The Emergence of LargeScale Farming
106
5 The Campbell Farming Corporation
129
Learning from the Soviets
157
Changing the Landscape
184
Appendix
191
List of Abbreviations
195
Notes
197
Index
235
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