Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
     
Limit search to available items
Record:   Prev Next
Resources
More Information
Bestseller
BestsellerE-book
Author Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay.

Title Every farm a factory : the industrial ideal in American agriculture / Deborah Fitzgerald.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xi, 242 pages) : illustrations.
Series Yale agrarian studies series
Yale agrarian studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-234).
Summary 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.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1 The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture""; ""2 By the Numbers: Economics and Management in Agriculture""; ""3 Agricultural Engineers and Industrialization""; ""4 Farms as Factories: The Emergence of Large-Scale Farming""; ""5 The Campbell Farming Corporation""; ""6 Collectivization and Industrialization: Learning from the Soviets""; ""Conclusion: Changing the Landscape""; ""Appendix""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Family farms -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Agricultural credit -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Farms, Size of -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Farm mechanization -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Agriculture -- Capital investments -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Farm mortgages -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Business cycles -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Farm foreclosures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay. Every farm a factory. New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003 0300088132 9780300088137 (DLC) 2002012135 (OCoLC)50339873
ISBN 9780300133417 (electronic bk.)
0300133413 (electronic bk.)
0300088132 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780300088137 (cloth ; alk. paper)