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Farming Across Borders: A Transnational History of the North American West

edited by Sterling Evans
Format
Book
Published
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2017]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Series
Connecting the Greater West
Connecting the Greater West Series
ISBN
9781623495688, 1623495687, 9781623495695
Contents
  • Introduction: Transnational agricultural history in the North American West / Sterling Evans
  • Agricultural connections across North America. Dependent harvests: grain production on the American and Canadian plains and the double dependency with Mexico, 1880-1950 / Sterling Evans
  • Meat in the middle: converging borderlands in the US Midwest, 1865-1900 / Kristin Hoganson
  • Little Liberia: the African-American agricultural colony in Baja California / Laura Hooton
  • Commodity histories in the borderlands. Breaking sod or breaking even? Flax on the northern great plains and prairies, 1889-1930 / Joshua D. MacFadyen
  • Colonizing the borderlands: citriculture and boosterism in Texas's Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1910-1930 / Tim Bowman
  • Red and green on the border: the nature and technology of southern New Mexico's chile peppers / Todd Meyers
  • Baja and beyond: toward an environmental and trans-regional history of the tomato industry of Baja California / Sterling Evans
  • A sense of place for ranching and farming in the North American borderlands. Disturbed belt or rancher's paradise? Frontier exploration and place-making in a western Canadian-American borderland / Peter S. Morris
  • Croplands and pastures: local agricultural landscape evolution on the transnational northern Great Plains, 1935-2006 / Andrew Dunlop
  • Ranching across borders: the making of a transnational cattle industry in the Texas-Mexico borderlands, 1749-1945 / Alicia Dewey
  • -- Agricultural labor in the US-Mexico borderlands. Pecan shelling and its discontents: migrant industrialization in Depression-era San Antonio / John Weber
  • From the golden age of cotton to sorghum: Mexican women's labor in agro-industries along the Texas-Tamaulipas borderlands / Sonia Hernández
  • The betabeleras of Western Nebraska: gender, labor, and the beet sugar industry / Tisa M. Anders and Rosa Elia Cobos
  • Días de descanso: reassessing the social history of los braceros and the transformative role of migration / Matt Caire-Pérez
  • Agricultural labor in the US-Canada borderlands. Picking, posing, and performing: Puget Sound hop fields and income for aboriginal workers / Paige Raibmon
  • "We are tied together . . . in a hundred different ways": farmers and farm organizations across the forty-ninth parallel, 1905-1915 / Jason McCollom
  • "Done for another year": the resilience of Canadian custom harvesters on the North American plains / Thomas D. Isern and Suzzanne Kelley
  • Agriculture and transborder water issues. "There may be bloodshed": the US Reclamation Service, localism, and water conflicts in the Montana-Alberta borderlands, 1900-1910 / Anthony E. Carlson
  • The liquid frontier: water and sustainable development on the US-Mexico border / Stephen P. Mumme
  • Afterword: NAFTA, agriculture, and the greater west / Sterling Evans.
Description
xxv, 460 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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