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Author Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay.
Title Every farm a factory : the industrial ideal in American agriculture / Deborah Fitzgerald.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003.

Author Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay.
Series Yale agrarian studies series
Yale agrarian studies.
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.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 242 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-234).
Note Print version record.
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
Note English.
ISBN 9780300133417 (electronic bk.)
0300133413 (electronic bk.)
0300088132 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780300088137 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1281731587
9781281731586
9786611731588
661173158X
OCLC # 123222126
Additional Format Print version: Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay. Every farm a factory. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003 0300088132 9780300088137 (DLC) 2002012135 (OCoLC)50339873



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