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Agricultural Depression in the 1920's Economic Fact or Statistical Artifact?

Agricultural Depression in the 1920's Economic Fact or Statistical Artifact?

1st Edition

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H. Thomas Johnson
February 01, 2021

First published in 1985. This study explores the agricultural depression in the United States of America in the 1920’s. The author examines overproduction, wartime optimism and the farm crisis, and continuity and change in agriculture during this period. This title will be of great interest to ...

Agriculture and the Development Process A Study of Punjab

Agriculture and the Development Process A Study of Punjab

1st Edition

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D. P. Chaudhri, Ajit K. Dasgupta
February 01, 2021

First published in 1985. The need to increase agricultural output and to use increased output to generate sustained general economic development is a problem facing many Third World countries. This book explores in particular the agricultural growth of the Punjab in Northern India, a country which ...

Agriculture and the European Community

Agriculture and the European Community

1st Edition

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John S. Marsh, Pamela J. Swanney
February 01, 2021

First published in 1980. From the earliest beginnings of the European Economic Community, it was recognised that a common market for agriculture would be one of the basic prerequisites for workable economic unity. And yet the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) remained a subject of much controversy ...

Agriculture, the Countryside and Land Use An Economic Critique

Agriculture, the Countryside and Land Use An Economic Critique

1st Edition

Forthcoming

J. K. Bowers, Paul Cheshire
February 01, 2021

First published in 1983. How had the situation developed in which agriculture had become such a creature of state protection, where public money supported prosperous landowners while poor farmers received practically nothing? Where the value of agricultural support exceeded net farm income, and ...

Agriculture: People and Policies

Agriculture: People and Policies

1st Edition

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Graham Cox, Philip Lowe, Michael Winter
February 01, 2021

The structure and future of Britain’s agriculture sector are the central concerns of this volume, first published in 1986. It critically examines the mystique surrounding agriculture which has done much to underpin the special support the industry had enjoyed. The papers collected here address many...

An Empirical Investigation of Farmers Behavior Under Uncertainty Income, Price and Yield Variability for Late-Nineteenth Century American Agriculture

An Empirical Investigation of Farmers Behavior Under Uncertainty Income, Price and Yield Variability for Late-Nineteenth Century American Agriculture

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Robert A. McGuire
February 01, 2021

This study, first published in 1985, aims to provide objective measures of the risks associated with various crops and livestock in the late nineteenth century and to examine two important issues in American economic history. Knowledge of these risks if a necessity to the profession, if analyses of...

Changing Patterns in Israel Agriculture

Changing Patterns in Israel Agriculture

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Haim Halperin
February 01, 2021

First published in 1957. This study sought to analyse the problems raised by the changing forces and conditions in Israel in the middle of the twentieth-century. It discusses the impact of Israel’s achievement of political sovereignty upon its agricultural economy in the comparatively short space ...

Crisis in Soviet Agriculture

Crisis in Soviet Agriculture

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Stefan Hedlund
February 01, 2021

This book, first published in 1984, analyses the institutions and decision-making processes that determined agricultural production in the Soviet Union. It addresses the crisis in Soviet agriculture of the early 1980s, examining the problems of low productivity, adverse natural conditions and an ...

General Agriculture for West Africa

General Agriculture for West Africa

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Q. B. Olatunji Anthonio
February 01, 2021

First published in 1979. This study examines various aspects of agriculture in West Africa. There is a strong chapter on the economics of agriculture and records, farm machinery, agricultural improvement, fish and the basics of crop and livestock production are all dealt with. The role of ...

Old Farms and New Farming A Layman's View of the Land

Old Farms and New Farming A Layman's View of the Land

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Charles Furth
February 01, 2021

First published in 1975. This title presents a series of vivid insights and images, explaining the problems in the field, the machinery and techniques, science and economics, and what it means to the farm worker. The book depicts and explains the sophisticated techniques with which the farmer ...

Private Agriculture in the Soviet Union

Private Agriculture in the Soviet Union

1st Edition

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Stefan Hedlund
February 01, 2021

First published in 1989. Perestroika, it was widely believed, must succeed in agriculture before permanent change could be affected elsewhere in the Soviet economy. But Soviet agriculture had so far remained stubbornly inefficient and resistant to change. In this book Stefan Hedlund investigates ...

Settling the Desert

Settling the Desert

1st Edition

Forthcoming

L. Berkofsky, D. Faiman, J. Gale
February 01, 2021

First published in 1981. Settling the Desert is an attempt to organise those aspects of scientific and sociological research that are the necessary prerequisites for making the desert a comfortable and profitable place for man to inhabit. In this book, experts from many fields of desert research ...

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