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Agricultural Enlightenment

Peter M. Jones.

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Intellectual History; Social and Cultural History. 288 pages.

This book explores the knowledge underpinnings of agricultural change and growth in early modern Europe, building on the growing recognition among historians that ‘what people knew and...

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Agricultural Enlightenment and Agricultural Revolution

Peter M. Jones.

in Agricultural Enlightenment

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; Social and Cultural History. 15519 words.

This chapter explores topics of perennial interest to economic historians: patterns of agricultural production, land and labour productivity, enclosure, farm size, and the transition from...

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Agriculture, Industry, and Commerce

Peter M. Jones.

in Agricultural Enlightenment

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; Social and Cultural History. 9421 words.

This chapter sets the scene in a Europe which is coming to terms with the debt burden and in some regions the physical devastation left in the wake of the Seven Years’ War (1756–63). It...

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Conclusion

Peter M. Jones.

in Agricultural Enlightenment

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; Social and Cultural History. 8063 words.

Viewing the evolution of Europe’s rural economy through the lens of the Enlightenment enables researchers to extend the range of possible explanations for agricultural growth in the modern...

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The Conjunction of the Lettered City and the Lettered Countryside in 19th-Century Mexico

William E. French.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 10058 words.

A persuasive literature has argued that the course of Latin American history from the arrival of Europeans to the present has been shaped to a large extent by a small but expanding group of...

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Cultural Institutions of the Brazilian Empire

Lilia Katri Moritz Schwarcz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Intellectual History. 7652 words.

This article provides a larger panorama of the cultural politics of the Brazilian Empire during the 19th century and following the long Second Reign of Pedro II. The central figure of the...

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Cultural Policies of the Chávez Government

Sujatha Fernandes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 8059 words.

The cultural policies of the left-wing government of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela in the new millennium saw a shift back to funding and patronage of the arts after years of defunding and...

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Diffusion in Practice

Peter M. Jones.

in Agricultural Enlightenment

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; Social and Cultural History. 12644 words.

Did the growing supply of agricultural knowledge in the second half of the eighteenth century reach practising farmers? If so, how was it combined in the activities of the rural economy...

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Digital Resources: <i>The Handbook of Latin American Studies</i>

Katherine D. McCann and Tracy North.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

Article. Subjects: Public History; Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 251 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article.

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Digital Resources: The State of Digital Research on the Visual Culture of Spanish America

Barbara E. Mundy and Dana Leibsohn.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Public History; Intellectual History. 7851 words.

Across the last 25 years, digital projects on the visual culture of Latin America have begun to shape, ever more fundamentally, both research and teaching environments. To be sure, books...

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