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Agriculture and War


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Agriculture and War

Review: Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Collectivism and Individualism in Post‐war Japanese Agriculture: Reflections on Nishida and Kase

Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South

LLOYD, Ernest Sampson (1870 - 1945), ICS (retired); JP; Chairman, Worcestershire Agricultural Wages Committee and Worcestershire War Agricultural Committee, Cottage Panel

‘Left out in the Cold: Village Women and Agricultural Labour in England and Wales during the First World War’

War, Agriculture and Food: Rural Europe from the 1930s to the 1950s, ed. Paul Brassley, Yves Segers and Leen Van Molle

GOODWIN, William (1873 - 1953), formerly Advisory and Research Chemist, South-Eastern Agricultural College, Wye; formerly Principal, Midland Agricultural and Dairy College, Sutton Bonington and Kingston-on-Soar; Official Agricultural Analyst of Notts and Lindsey (Lincs) County Councils; late Secy Notts War Agricultural Committee

HAWK, William (1851 - 1944), late Chairman of the Cornwall County Council, and Chairman Cornwall War Agricultural Executive Committee

HARRISON, Rosamond Mary (died 1948), Hon. Organising Secretary for Staffordshire Red Cross and St John Joint War Organisation Prisoners of War Department; Member, Staffordshire Agricultural Committee and War Agricultural Committee; Master, North Stafford Fox-Hounds since 1930; Chairman, Staffs County Women’s Land Army

Adam Wesley Dean. An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era. R. Douglas Hurt. Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South.

MEABY, Kenneth Tweedale (1883 - 1965), DL Notts.; JP; Clerk of the Lieutenancy since 1920; Clerk of the Peace and of the County Council for Nottinghamshire, 1920–54; Clerk of the Court Magistrates Courts Committee; County Controller for Civil Defence, Secretary of Nottinghamshire War Agricultural Executive Committee, legal adviser to Midland Agricultural College, and Clerk of War Zone Court for North Midland Region

DREAPER, William Porter (1868 - 1938), Consulting Chemical Engineer; Founder and Hon. Secretary League of Science; Hon. Secretary Central Agricultural and Scientific Bibliography, The Science Museum, SW7; late Superintendent of HM Factories at Sutton Oak (War Office) and Ellesmere Port (Ministry of Munitions)

FRAZER, Francis Vernon (1880 - 1948), Chairman of New Zealand War Pensions Appeal Board since 1940; Deputy Chairman of Executive Commission of Agriculture, NZ, since 1935; Transport Appeal Authority and Industrial Appeal Authority since 1941

TOPLEY, William Whiteman Carlton (1886 - 1944), Hon. Physician to the King since 1941; Hon. Fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge; Secretary of Agricultural Research Council since 1941; Member of War Cabinet Scientific Advisory Committee, and of Colonial Research Advisory Committee

RANKIN, Reginald (1871 - 1931), Governor of the Royal Agricultural Society of England; late commanding 1st Battalion the Herefordshire Regiment; of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-law; Assistant Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Colonies, 1903, 1904; war correspondent for The Times in Morocco, 1908, and in Bulgaria, 1912; awarded special grant by War Office for Notes on the French liaison officer and 75 gun

Bewicke-Copley, Robert Godfrey Wolseley (1893 - 1966), late Major KRRC; Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, 1949–65. Director Martins Bank, Ltd; Hon. Treasurer British Legion; County Alderman for Leicestershire; Col Comdt (Leicestershire) Army Cadets; Chairman; Leicester Advisory Committee National Assistance Board; Leicester Disablement Advisory Committee, Min. of Labour and National Service; President; Leicestershire TA; Leicestershire Red Cross; Leicestershire St John Ambulance Bde; Member Leicester War Pensions Committee; Chairman Leics. War Agricultural Executive Cttee; Master, Worshipful Company of Farmers, 1961

WHITE, Ernest William (1851 - 1935), Emeritus Professor of Psychological Medicine, King’s College London; Professor 1890–1910; Consultant in Mental Diseases to the Western Command, 1916–21, and to War Office, 1919–21; Chairman of Bailbrook House, Bath and Fenstanton London Private Mental Hospitals since 1906; President Shropshire Chamber of Agriculture, 1922 and 1923; Hon. Member and Past-President Royal Medico-Psychological Association of Great Britain and Ireland

 

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War and agriculture have often been intertwined during the nation's history. Although this usually involved arable land and farm production, there were times when agricultural trade was at issue.

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