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The Resource Beyond the Fruited Plain : Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905

Beyond the Fruited Plain : Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905

Label
Beyond the Fruited Plain : Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905
Title
Beyond the Fruited Plain
Title remainder
Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Agriculture in the United States has changed dramatically in the last two hundred years. Economic transformation marked by the expansion of the industrial economy and big business has contributed to an increase in industrial food production. Amid this change, policymakers and cultural critics have debated the best way to produce food and wealth for an expanding population with imperialistic tendencies. In a sweeping overview, Beyond the Fruited Plain traces the connections between nineteenth-century literature, agriculture, and U.S. territorial and economic expansion. Bringing together theori
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dolan, Kathryn Cornell
Dewey number
808.109235
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS1642.T5 .D384 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Agriculture in literature
  • Food in literature
  • Literature and globalization
  • Ecocriticism
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Agribusiness
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
  • Agriculture in literature
  • American literature
  • Ecocriticism
  • Food in literature
  • Literature and globalization
  • United States
Label
Beyond the Fruited Plain : Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Fruits of Expansion -- 1. Expanding Agriculture -- 2. Local Beans, Apples, and Berries -- 3. Fruits of Regionalism -- 4. Sweet Empires of Labor -- 5. The Wheat Strikes Back -- Epilogue: Fruits of Globalization -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About Kathryn Cornell Dolan
Control code
923709632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (481 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803269446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)923709632
Label
Beyond the Fruited Plain : Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850-1905
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Fruits of Expansion -- 1. Expanding Agriculture -- 2. Local Beans, Apples, and Berries -- 3. Fruits of Regionalism -- 4. Sweet Empires of Labor -- 5. The Wheat Strikes Back -- Epilogue: Fruits of Globalization -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About Kathryn Cornell Dolan
Control code
923709632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (481 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803269446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)923709632

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