1st Edition

Agricultural Geography

By Leslie Symons Copyright 1967
    299 Pages
    by Routledge

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    by Routledge

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    This book provides a historical summary of agricultural development and representative ways in which agricultural production is undertaken in different social, economic and physical environments. It describes concepts and methodology for understanding any area or type of farming.

    Westview Advanced Economic Geographies -- Preface to Second Edition -- Introduction -- The Physical and Social Environment -- The Origins and Development of Agriculture -- Physical Factors influencing Agriculture -- Social and Economic Factors influencing Agriculture -- Systems of Exploitation -- Agricultural Enterprises and Systems -- Mixed Agriculture — the United Kingdom and New Zealand -- Plantation Agriculture in Malaysia -- State and Collective Farming in the U.S.S.R. -- Subsistence Agriculture -- Concepts and Methodology -- Systematic and Regional Analysis -- Land Use and Land Potential -- Conclusions


    Symons, Leslie