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Rural reminiscences : the agony of survival / Kenneth Hassebrock

Author:
Hassebrock, Kenneth  Search this
Subject:
Hassebrock, Kenneth Childhood and youth  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 219 p. : ports ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Place:
Iowa
Date:
1990
20th century
Topic:
Farm life--History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Call number:
F621.H29 1990X
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_432126

Nā Kua'āina : living Hawaiian culture / Davianna Pōmaika'i McGregor

Author:
McGregor, Davianna  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 372 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Interviews
Place:
Hawaii
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Hawaiians--History  Search this
Hawaiians--Social life and customs  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Subsistence economy--History  Search this
Natural resources--Social aspects--History  Search this
Social change--History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
History, Local  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_826178

Leaf of Allah : khat & agricultural transformation in Harerge, Ethiopia 1875-1991 / Ezekiel Gebissa

Author:
Gebissa, Ezekiel  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 210 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Ethiopia
Hārergē Kifle Hāger
Hārergē Kifle Hāger (Ethiopia)
Date:
2004
Topic:
Khat  Search this
Agriculture--Economic aspects  Search this
Agriculture--History  Search this
Agriculture--Social aspects  Search this
Drug traffic  Search this
History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110551

The prairie post office : enlarging the common life in rural North Dakota / K. Amy Phillips & Steven R. Bolduc ; photographs by Wayne Gudmundson ; history by Kevin Carvell ; foreword by Darryl Anderson

Author:
Phillips, K. Amy 1956-  Search this
Bolduc, Steven R. 1964-  Search this
Carvell, Kevin 1945-  Search this
Photographer:
Gudmundson, Wayne  Search this
Contributor:
Anderson, Darryl (Darryl J.)  Search this
Subject:
United States Postal Service History  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 102 pages : color illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
North Dakota
Date:
2017
Topic:
Post office stations and branches--History  Search this
Rural free delivery--History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088439

Social origins of the new South : Alabama, 1860-1885 / Jonathan M. Wiener

Author:
Wiener, Jonathan M  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 247 p. : map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alabama
Southern States
Date:
1978
C1978
19th century
Topic:
Social classes--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Call number:
HN79.A4 W53X 1978
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_431699

A show of hands for the republic : opinion, information, and repression in eighteenth-century rural France / Jill Maciak Walshaw

Author:
Walshaw, Jill Maciak  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
France
Date:
2014
18th century
1789-1799
Revolution, 1789-1799
Topic:
Peasants--Attitudes--History  Search this
Rural population--Attitudes--History  Search this
Sedition--History  Search this
History  Search this
Social aspects  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080741

Uneven ground : Appalachia since 1945 / Ronald D. Eller ; with a new afterword on the future of Appalachia

Author:
Eller, Ronald D. 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 341 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Appalachian Region, Southern
Date:
2013
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Rural development--History  Search this
Poverty--History  Search this
Rural poor--History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080236

Comunidad andina : explotación calculada / Marcelo Grondín

Author:
Grondín N., Marcelo  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 279 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Peru
Muquiyauyo
Muquiyauyo (Peru)
Date:
1978
Topic:
Peasantry--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801593

Village life in late tsarist Russia / by Olga Semyonova Tian-Shanskaia ; edited by David L. Ransel ; translated by David L. Ransel, with Michael Levine

Author:
Semyonova Tian-Shanskaia, Olga 1863-1906  Search this
Ransel, David L  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Russia
Date:
1993
C1993
19th century
1801-1917
Topic:
Villages--History  Search this
Sex customs--History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_802168

Grassroots Garveyism : the Universal Negro Improvement Association in the rural South, 1920-1927 / Mary G. Rolinson

Author:
Rolinson, Mary G  Search this
Subject:
Garvey, Marcus 1887-1940 Influence  Search this
Universal Negro Improvement Association History  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 286 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2007
C2007
20th century
1865-1950
Topic:
Black nationalism--History  Search this
African American political activists--History  Search this
African Americans--Politics and government  Search this
African Americans--Race identity--History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_824164

Southern farmers and their stories : memory and meaning in oral history / Melissa Walker

Author:
Walker, Melissa 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 324 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Interviews
Biography
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2006
C2006
20th century
Topic:
Farm life--History--Historiography  Search this
Farmers  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Memory--Social aspects  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Historiography  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_824336

Work, family, and faith : rural southern women in the twentieth century / edited with an introduction by Melissa Walker and Rebecca Sharpless

Author:
Walker, Melissa 1962-  Search this
Sharpless, Rebecca  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 294 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2006
C2006
20th century
Topic:
Rural women--History  Search this
Social change  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_839014

Victory at home : manpower and race in the American South during World War II / Charles D. Chamberlain

Author:
Chamberlain, Charles D. 1964-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 288 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Manpower policy--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Manpower  Search this
Labor supply--History  Search this
African Americans--Employment--History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701775

Farm and factory : the Jesuits and the development of agrarian capitalism in colonial Quito, 1600-1767 / Nicholas P. Cushner

Author:
Cushner, Nicholas P  Search this
Subject:
Jesuits History  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 231 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ecuador
Quito Region
Quito Region (Ecuador)
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Agriculture--Economic aspects--History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_705671

Looking back at Vermont : Farm Security Administration photographs, 1936-1942 / Nancy Price Graff

Author:
Graff, Nancy Price 1953-  Search this
Middlebury College Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
United States Farm Security Administration History  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill. (1 col.), ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Biography
Place:
Vermont
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Country life  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Documentary photography--History  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713930

African American life in the rural South, 1900-1950 / edited by R. Douglas Hurt

Author:
Hurt, R. Douglas  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 227 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
1865-1951
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
African American farmers--History  Search this
Agriculture--Social aspects--History  Search this
Sharecropping--History  Search this
History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_714568

Grasping at independence : debt, male authority, and mineral rights in Appalachian Kentucky, 1850-1915 / Robert S. Weise

Author:
Weise, Robert S  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 374 p. ; maps; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kentucky
Floyd County
Floyd County (Ky.)
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Rural industries--History  Search this
Agricultural industries--History  Search this
Coal trade--History  Search this
Mineral rights--History  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_716281

John Vachon's America : photographs and letters from the Depression to World War II / John Vachon ; edited, with introductory texts, by Miles Orvell

Author:
Vachon, John 1914-1975  Search this
Orvell, Miles  Search this
Subject:
Vachon, John 1914-1975  Search this
United States Farm Security Administration  Search this
Physical description:
x, 344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
1933-1945
Topic:
Photographers  Search this
Documentary photography--History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_724025

Women of the Northern Plains : gender and settlement on the homestead frontier, 1870-1930 / Barbara Handy-Marchello

Author:
Handy-Marchello, Barbara  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 205 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North Dakota
Date:
2005
C2005
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Rural women--History  Search this
Rural families--History  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Sex role--History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_762001

Rich man's war, poor man's fight : race, class, and power in the rural South during the first world war / Jeanette Keith

Author:
Keith, Jeanette  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 260 p. : map ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2004
C2004
20th century
1865-1945
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Protest movements  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Draft resisters  Search this
Social classes--History  Search this
Farmers--Political activity--History  Search this
Dissenters--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_775058

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