Agricultural History Products

  • World Population and World Food Supplies

    1st Edition

    By E. John Russell

    Originally published in 1954. This great work surveys the distribution of the world’s population and the food production of all countries chosen as important by reason of either their demands on the world food market or their contributions to it. The author concludes that the more advanced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • The Origins of Open Field Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1981, The Origins of Open Field Agriculture looks at the problems connected with open field agriculture – the origins of strip cultivation, the three-field system, the adaptation of ‘Celtic’ fields, and the development of ploughing techniques. The book looks at the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The High Middle Ages

    1200-1550, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1986, The High Middle Ages begins in the late twelfth century and ends, not with the arrival of the Tudor monarchs in 1485, but with the destruction of the wealth and power of the Church in the 1530s. The book looks at how the passing of the monasteries marked the transition…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Norman Heritage

    1055-1200, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1983, The Norman Heritage looks at the Norman Conquest as a turning point in English history. The book argues that not only was this the last time that England was successfully invaded, but it followed a complete change in the ruling dynasty, the introduction of military…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Medieval Foundations of England

    1st Edition

    By G.O. Sayles

    Originally published in 1948, The Medieval Foundations of England is a chronological framework of the history of ideas and action during the medieval period. The book discusses the fundamental problems of medieval life in England, examining the agricultural foundation of England, the impact of the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often taken…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Routledge Handbook of Diet and Nutrition in the Roman World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Erdkamp, Claire Holleran

    The Routledge Handbook of Diet and Nutrition in the Roman World presents a comprehensive overview of the sources, issues and methodologies involved in the study of the Roman diet. The focus of the book is on the Mediterranean heartland from the second century BC to the third and fourth centuries AD…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Plants and Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    Paperback – 2018-08-13
    CRC Press

  • Colonial Land Tax and Property Rights

    The Agrarian Conditions in Andhra under the British Rule: 1858-1900, 1st Edition

    By Thangellapali Vijay Kumar

    This volume analyses the importance of property rights on land which were transformed by the British in the form of colonial land revenue system in Andhra region of Madras Presidency. It initiates a discussion of the traditional production systems like irrigation, agricultural methods, etc., which…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation, 1st Edition

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

    Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    By Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri

    Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller scale systems that have survived the test of time and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Industrial Turn in World History

    1st Edition

    By Peter Stearns

    In The Industrial Turn in World History, Peter N. Stearns presents a concise yet far reaching overview of the worldwide shift from agricultural societies to industrial societies over the past two centuries. Putting the implications for individuals and societies in global context while…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

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