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The Resource Notes from the ground : science, soil, and society in the American countryside, Benjamin R. Cohen

Notes from the ground : science, soil, and society in the American countryside, Benjamin R. Cohen

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Notes from the ground : science, soil, and society in the American countryside
Title
Notes from the ground
Title remainder
science, soil, and society in the American countryside
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin R. Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text examines the cultural conditions that brought agriculture and science together in 19th-century America. Integrating the history of science, environmental history and science studies, this text shows how and why agrarian Americans accepted, resisted and shaped scientific ways of knowing the land
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Cataloging source
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Cohen, Benjamin R
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Yale agrarian studies series
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  • Soil science
  • Soils
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • SCIENCE
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Soil science
  • Soils
  • United States
Label
Notes from the ground : science, soil, and society in the American countryside, Benjamin R. Cohen
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I: THE PLACE OF SCIENCE""; ""1 Distinguishing the Georgic""; ""2 ''The Science of Agriculture and Book Farming'': Homespun Virtue, Dandy Vice, and the Credibility of ''Chimical Men'' in Rural America""; ""3 Knowing Nature, Dabbling with Davy""; ""PART II: THE SCIENCE OF PLACE""; ""4 The Agricultural Society, the Planter, and the Slave: Producing Scientific Views of Virginia County Lands""; ""5 The Geological Survey, the Professor, and His Assistants: Producing Scientific Views of the State of Virginia""
  • ""6 Agriculture, Ethics, and the Future of Georgic Science""""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Control code
ocn587497168
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 272 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300154924
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt112jgd
  • 41d93000-426b-477f-9b8e-1ca6d01757f7
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)587497168
Label
Notes from the ground : science, soil, and society in the American countryside, Benjamin R. Cohen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I: THE PLACE OF SCIENCE""; ""1 Distinguishing the Georgic""; ""2 ''The Science of Agriculture and Book Farming'': Homespun Virtue, Dandy Vice, and the Credibility of ''Chimical Men'' in Rural America""; ""3 Knowing Nature, Dabbling with Davy""; ""PART II: THE SCIENCE OF PLACE""; ""4 The Agricultural Society, the Planter, and the Slave: Producing Scientific Views of Virginia County Lands""; ""5 The Geological Survey, the Professor, and His Assistants: Producing Scientific Views of the State of Virginia""
  • ""6 Agriculture, Ethics, and the Future of Georgic Science""""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Control code
ocn587497168
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 272 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300154924
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt112jgd
  • 41d93000-426b-477f-9b8e-1ca6d01757f7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)587497168

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