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- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 70.00
This volume is the first of the OECD Development Pathways, a new series that looks at multiple development objectives beyond an exclusive focus on growth. The series starts with Myanmar, a country to be covered for the first time by the OECD. This initial assessment shows that Myanmars success in achieving stable and sustainable growth will depend... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95
Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt verändern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhängen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Böddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Böddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 41.99
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 2013; US$ 48.95
Wilhelm Abel's study of economic fluctuations over a period of seven hundred years has long been established as a core text in European agricultural history. Professor Abel was one of the first economic historians to make extensive use of statistical data, and his scholarship and approach have had a decisive effect on the orientation of economic and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more routine maltreatment of farm animals; and the undermining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00
Profound Changes took place in British Agriculture between 1875 and 1914. After the prosperous years of the mid-nineteenth century came a period of difficulty for landowners and farmers, with falling prices, lower rents and untenanted farms. Previously attributed to bad seasons and increased food imports, this book questions whether the unexpected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
We have always had land in which the agricultural productivity is limited because there is not enough moisture. Systems of farming and burning often degrade dryland further until it is desert. Today, however, the problem is becoming much more serious. Over 20 per cent of the world's population lives in dryland areas, and unless action is taken drylands... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00
Investigating the process of agrarian change, this book analyzes costs and productivity under the main systems of primitive agriculture. The conclusion is that technical, economic and social changes are unlikely to take place within primitive agriculture unless the rural community concerned is exposed to the pressure of population growth: a conclusion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00
This book was first published in 1932. more...