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The Agrarian Seeds of Empire : The Political Economy of Agriculture in US State Building

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The Agrarian Seeds of Empire : The Political Economy of Agriculture in US State Building
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The Agrarian Seeds of Empire
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The Political Economy of Agriculture in US State Building
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Studies in Critical Social Sciences
The Agrarian Seeds of Empire : The Political Economy of Agriculture in US State Building
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The Agrarian Seeds of Empire : The Political Economy of Agriculture in US State Building
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  • The Agrarian Seeds of Empire: The Political Economy of Agriculture in US State Building -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Figures and Tables -- Commonly Used Acronyms -- 1 Introduction -- The Agro-Industrial Complex -- Transcending State-Market Dichotomies -- Overview of the Chapters -- 2 The Agro-Industrial Roots of the us Capitalist Transition through State Capacity Building: 1830-1870 -- US Land Policy in the North -- Early Farmer Resistance to Market Expansion -- Land, Debt and Speculation -- Canal and Railroad Policy -- Early State Involvement in Agriculture -- Agro-Industrial Development -- Conclusion -- 3 The End of Slavery and Southern Agricultural Class Structure -- Slavery, the Civil War and the Transition -- The Civil War and State Institutional Expansion -- Postbellum Southern Agriculture -- Uneven Development across the South -- Tenancy and the Class Politics of Reconstruction -- Conclusion -- 4 Agrarian Populism: The Rise and Fall of Populism -- Farmers and Farming in the Late 19th Century USA -- Late 19th Century Agrarian Political Economy -- The Rise of Populism -- Populist Politics -- Populist Fractures -- The Decline of Populism -- The American Farm Bureau Federation -- Conclusion -- 5 State Institutional Capacity Building of the USDA-Research Complex -- Institutional Response to Agrarian Movements -- The Agro-Industrial Project in Research -- State Capacity Building in Trade and Banking -- Agro-Industrialization through Farmer Education -- State Responses to the Agricultural Crisis of the 1920s -- Conclusion -- 6 The New Deal and Agricultural State Institutional Capacity Building -- The Politics of the Agricultural Adjustment Act -- Southern Tenants and the AAA -- Theories of the New Deal Era State -- Class Influences on Institutional Development -- The Specific Case of California Agriculture
  • The Consistency of Trade Promotion -- Agriculture, the New Deal, and World War II -- Conclusion -- 7 Sowing the Seeds of Globalization: Post-War Food Aid, Trade and the Agricultural Roots of US Hegemony -- Food Aid as Globalization's Groundwork -- Food Aid as Agro-Industrial Development Project -- The Institutional Dimensions of Internationalization -- The Crisis of the 1970s -- Harvesting Free Trade -- The Food Regimes Approach -- Conclusion -- 8 Conclusion -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Bibliography -- Index
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