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Author Osterud, Nancy Grey, 1948-

Title Putting the barn before the house : women and family farming in early-twentieth-century New York / Grey Osterud.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 277 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the Nanticoke Valley in the early twentieth century -- Putting the barn before the house -- Women's place on the land -- "Buying a farm on a small capital" -- The transformation of agriculture and the rural economy -- Sharing and dividing farm work -- Intergenerational and marital partnerships -- Wage-earning and farming families -- Negotiating working relationships -- Forming cooperatives and taking collective action -- Home economics and farm family economies -- Conclusion : gender, mutuality, and community in retrospect.
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Subject Family farms -- New York (State) -- Nanticoke Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Farm life -- New York (State) -- Nanticoke Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Rural women -- New York (State) -- Nanticoke Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Women in agriculture -- New York (State) -- Nanticoke Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Nanticoke Valley (N.Y.) -- Rural conditions.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Osterud, Nancy Grey, 1948- Putting the barn before the house. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2012 (DLC) 2011041849
ISBN 9780801464171 (electronic bk.)
080146417X (electronic bk.)
9780801450280
0801450284