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Pacific Historical Review. 2018; 873554–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2018.87.3.554
Published: 01 August 2018
...David-Paul B. Hedberg © 2018 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2018 Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley . By Peter A. Kopp . ( Oakland , University of California Press , 2016 . xv + 306 pp.) Hoptopia: A World of...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 891155–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.155
Published: 01 February 2020
...Andrew Gulliford © 2020 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2020 Basque Immigrants and Nevada’s Sheep Industry: Geopolitics and the Making of an Agricultural Workforce, 1880–1954 . By Iker Saitua . (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2019. 300 pp.) colonists...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2009; 782171–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2009.78.2.171
Published: 01 May 2009
... of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, at httpwww.ucpressjournals. com/reprintinfo.asp DOI: phr.2009.78.2.171. Sex, Lies, and Agriculture...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2017; 864661–690 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2017.86.4.661
Published: 01 November 2017
... possibly supplant the Bracero Program. They placed pressure on government officials to approve the Japanese Agricultural Workers’ Program (JAWP). In an attempt to sanitize the program, growers’ discourses around the JAWP intersected with emerging visions of “model minorities” creating a “model bracero...
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Pacific Historical Review. 1994; 632203–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3640866
Published: 01 May 1994
...Dennis Nodín Valdés Copyright 1994 The Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association [Footnotes] 1 Alan L. Omstead and Paul Rhode, 'An Overview of California Agricultural Mechanization, 1870-1930, Agricultural History LXII (1988), 86-112 Omstead 86 LXII Agricultural...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 882208–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.2.208
Published: 01 May 2019
..., for Ross, provided an opportunity for community mobilization as he combined economic and cultural populism into a critique of California’s “factory farm” agricultural system. © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 Fred Ross farmworker camps California New...
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Pacific Historical Review. 1951; 204347–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3635436
Published: 01 November 1951
... Harraden, Two Health Seekers in Southern California (Philadelphia, 1897), 12. Edwards 12 Two Health Seekers in Southern California 1897 3 Ibid., 128. 4 Ibid., 91-92. 5 "Agriculture as an Occupation for Women in California," Overland Monthly, IX (1887), 656-657. 656 IX Overland...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2016; 854532–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2016.85.4.532
Published: 01 November 2016
... rejected their working selves as a lower-class marginal group. The contrast between the utilitarian clothes worn during working hours and the formal suit accentuated the sartorial transformation from lower-class agricultural laborer or Alaskan cannery worker to fashionable dandy and temporarily erased the...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 892165–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.2.165
Published: 03 April 2020
... of Southern California, involving more than five thousand strikers, and lasting more than a month, the El Monte Berry Strike became one of the state s largest labor conflicts in a Great Depression year that was witness to at least thirty-seven agricultural strikes.1 More than just a labor and...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 891153–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.153
Published: 01 February 2020
..., Palouse Colony. One of the largest single ethnic migrations to the United States during the nineteenth century, the Volga Germans significantly impacted the economy (they brought a type of wheat agriculture to the Pacific Northwest), religion (predominately German Congregational), and the community (they...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 891158–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.158
Published: 01 February 2020
... settlement in Hawai i as late as the twelfth or thirteenth centuries, hundreds of years later than experts had previously believed. The author also addresses the development of agriculture, demographic change, and the formation of states in the pre-contact period. Covering the decades following the arrival...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 891156–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.156
Published: 01 February 2020
... later than experts had previously believed. The author also addresses the development of agriculture, demographic change, and the formation of states in the pre-contact period. Covering the decades following the arrival of Westerners, La Croix considers the impact of trade with outsiders and the...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 89174–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.74
Published: 01 February 2020
... economic enterprise ever since the family transitioned the rancho s focus from cattle to agricultural production in the 1870s. Josefa took her obliga- tion seriously and routinely participated in many of the rancho s operations. In her diligently penned letters to family, friends, and later, her husband...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 8914–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.4
Published: 01 February 2020
... production and rising interests in the agricultural industry, the del Valles shifted the focus at Rancho Camulos from a ranching to farming economy. Access to relatively inexpensive laborers, namely dis- placed Native peoples and unemployed Mexican immigrants as well as a secure water supply, allowed the...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 89144–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.44
Published: 01 February 2020
... Russell lived with his Mexican-born wife and children next door to his older sister Soyla and her husband William Cardwell where the men farmed, and employed agricultural laborers. The youngest brother, Joseph Russell, was the only male sibling to live in Southern California with his family and to earn a...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 89197–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.97
Published: 01 February 2020
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 884749–750 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.4.749
Published: 01 November 2019
... for water rights is beneficial use, including agriculture, municipalities, indus- try, and recreation. Beneficial use is grounded in prior appropriation, the concept that the first use in time brings the first right to use the water. That sounds simple enough, but water rights adjudications are...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 884619–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.4.619
Published: 01 November 2019
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 883503–504 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.3.503
Published: 01 August 2019
... agriculture until the late nineteenth century when midwestern farmers began raising it as a forage and nurse crop to add nitrogen to the soil. Soybeans did not become a high-value grain crop until the mid-twentieth century after science and technology as well as government policy made it a basic crop in the...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 883501–503 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.3.501
Published: 01 August 2019
..., 2018. xiv + 410 pp.) By the late 1880s, the open-range sheep industry of the American West had grown to be a major sector in United States agriculture. Yet despite its economic importance, historians have often avoided this topic, just as liter- ature has kept sheepherders on the margins of the mythic...