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Pennsylvania Farming : A History in Landscapes - by Sally McMurry (Hardcover)
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Since precolonial times, agriculture has been deeply woven into the fabric of Pennsylvania’s history and culture. Pennsylvania Farming presents the first history of Pennsylvania agriculture in than more sixty years and offers a completely new perspective. Sally McMurry goes beyond a strictly economic approach and considers the diverse forces that helped shape the farming landscape, from physical factors to cultural repertoires to labor systems. Above all, the people who created and worked on Pennsylvania’s farms are placed at the center of attention. More than 150 photographs inform the interpretation, which offers a sweeping look at the evolution of Pennsylvania’s agricultural landscapes right up to the present day.
Number of Pages: 456
Genre: Architecture, History
Publisher: Univ of Pittsburgh Pr
Author: Sally McMurry
Street Date: December 12, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-2822
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