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Farm Families and Change in 20th-Century America (Paperback)

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The farm family is a unique institution, perhaps the last remnant, in an increasingly complex world, of a simpler social order in which economic and domestic activities were inextricably bound together. In the past few years, however, American agriculture has suffered huge losses, and family farmers have seen their way of life threatened by economic forces beyond their control. At a time when agriculture is at a crossroads, this study provides a needed historical perspective on the problems fami.

About the Author


Mark Friedberger is an agricultural historian whose earlier work has appeared in Agricultural History and Annals of Iowa.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780813152301
ISBN-10: 0813152305
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 296
Language: English