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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system. An anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, Holmes shows how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care. Holmes?s material is visceral... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 29.25
Depuis 1975, une colonisation agricole soutenue a littéralement bouleversé le paysage des montagnes et plateaux du Centre du Vietnam. Parmi les conséquences, les lisières forestières de cette région ont reculé, à un point tel que les forêts n'y apparaissent plus qu'à l'état résiduel.... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
Description: A documented study of Scotland's most emotive subjects. It traces the origins of the Clearances from the eighteenth century to their culmination in the crofting legislation of the 1880s, showing how the process of clearance was part of a wider European movement of rural depopulation. more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 31.86
Hauptbeschreibung Die Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit einem Phänomen der Alltags- und Rechtspraxis der DDR - den Eingaben der Bürger an örtliche und zentrale Staats- und Parteiorgane. Es wird untersucht, ob und wie Bürger durch Einsenden von Eingaben Ansprüche zivilrechtlicher Art verwirklichen konnten. Der Untersuchung liegen Originaleingaben zugrunde,... more...
Intercropping Under Rice-Based Cropping System: An Experimental Study on Productivity and ProfitabilityDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 41.66
Rice farmers are mostly involved in monoculture practices. This deprives the land for growing other food crops. Hence, a better alternative of mono/sole cropping is required to overcome this shortcoming. Therefore, a shift from mono cropping to inter/multiple cropping as an excellent strategy for intensifying land use and increasing income and production... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 45.99
From the perspective of village activists across China, this book tells the stories of farmers and rural laborers who raised the banner of opposition to constitutional reform during the first decade of the twentieth century. Using county archives-including oral histories-as well as memoirs, periodical literature, missionary records, and official documents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
Of all the scholarly work on the countryside done in pre-1917 Russia and in the Soviet Union in the 1920s, that of L.N. Kritsman and those influenced by him ? the so-called ?Agrarian Marxists? ? is perhaps the least well known. However, that work was of extremely high quality and very original. Its significance is more than historical, since it has... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1999; US$ 28.95
With unprecedented use of local and national sources, Lauria-Santiago presents a more complex portrait of El Salvador than has ever been ventured before. Using thoroughly researched regional case studies, Lauria-Santiago challenges the accepted vision of Central America in the nineteenth century and critiques the "liberal oligarchic hegemony" model... more...