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  1. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James W. Pease, Larry D. Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the US: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of US agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and other...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Papers

    By Marc Bloch

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of Marc Bloch

    Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe was first published in English in 1967. Throughout the work, the idea that Marc Bloch was not only a historian but a great teacher is exemplified, as is his ability to ask interesting and original questions through his writing. Topics covered include medieval...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. French Rural History (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay on its Basic Characteristics

    By Marc Bloch

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of Marc Bloch

    First published in Britain in 1966, French Rural History is a study initially given as lectures in Oslo in 1929. It focuses on the fundamental problems of French agrarian history and places them in true perspective. Throughout the work, Marc Bloch analyses the issues in all their complexity and...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress

    An Environmental History

    By Cameron Muir

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Food and the global agricultural system has become one of the defining public concerns of the twenty-first century. Ecological disorder and inequity is at the heart of our food system. This thoughtful and confronting book tells the story of how the development of modern agriculture promised...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    By Peter Dewey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume comprehensively describes how British farmers coped with the problems of shortage of labour and other factors of production, as well as assessing how well agriculture performed as a supplier of food to the nation. Use of previously neglected records provides much evidence on issues such...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. British Food Policy During the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    By Margaret Barnett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Because of the exceptionally high proportion of imports in Britain’s food supply and the determined efforts of the enemy to sever the supply lines, efficient management of food resources was an essential element in the British national war effort. This volume was the first comprehensive study of...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Agrarian Reforms

    By Susie Jacobs

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    The redistribution of land has profound implications for women and for gender relations; however, gender issues have been marginalised from both theoretical and policy discussions of agrarian reform. This book presents an overview of gender and agrarian reform experiences globally. Jacobs...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Medical and Scientific Tradition

    Edited by Peter Pormann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Islam developed over the course of its history one of the world’s most innovative and interesting scientific and medical traditions. In this context, the term Islam should not simply be understood as referring to the religion of the prophet Muhammad, but rather to a civilization which was once...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

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