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“A Worth-While Living from the Soil”: The Farmlet in Southern California from the Late Nineteenth Century to World War II

Eileen V Wallis.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11070 words.

Abstract

The American West has a long tradition of informal or backyard agricultural production. Such enterprises were urban and suburban instead of rural,...

Abolition

Christopher Schmidt-Nowara.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 9071 words.

The abolition of slavery in Latin America took place between the Wars of Independence of the 1810s and 1820s and the 1880s when slavery was finally suppressed in Cuba (in 1886) and Brazil...

Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers: A Family Journey through American History. By Lynne Marie Getz

Jairo E Marshall.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 458 words.

Abraham Gesner

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — History of the Americas.

(1797–1863), geologist, chemist, entrepreneur.

Born in the Annapolis Valley, Gesner studied medicine in London in 1825–6. Between 1836 and 1846, he published geological surveys of...

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Agricultural Technologies

Angus Wright.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 22723 words.

The size and diversity of Latin America make it impossible to identify a characteristic “Latin American agricultural technology.” There are few types of agricultural technologies that are...

Alexander Tilloch Galt

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — History of the Americas.

(1817–93)

Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, one of the most prominent founders of the Dominion of Canada, was born in London on 6 September 1817. He died in Montreal on 19 ...

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America’s Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith. The William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West. By Julia Bricklin. Foreword by Jeremy Johnston

Wendy L. Rouse.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 407 words.

America’s West: A History, 1890–1950. Cambridge Essential Histories. By David M. Wrobel

Laura J Arata.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 714 words.

Andean Contributions to Rethinking the State and the Nation

Marc Becker.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 10454 words.

The Andean region of South America is alternatively understood as a geographic, historical, or cultural area. The Spanish named the steep mountain slopes that parallel the Pacific coast...

André Siegfried

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Politics.

(1875–1959).

Siegfried was a young French sociologist who toured Canada in 1904 and observed the Canadian general election in that year. Only 29, he had earlier written an...

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