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The Resource William J. Spillman and the birth of agricultural economics, Laurie Winn Carlson, (electronic resource)

William J. Spillman and the birth of agricultural economics, Laurie Winn Carlson, (electronic resource)

Label
William J. Spillman and the birth of agricultural economics
Title
William J. Spillman and the birth of agricultural economics
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Winn Carlson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Biography of William J. Spillman, scientist and educator for the United States Department of Agriculture. Explores Spillman's role in the development of the agricultural economics, the agricultural New Deal, genetics research, agricultural education and the Cooperative Extension Service, the post-World War I overproduction crisis, and the Law of Diminishing Returns"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1952-
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Carlson, Laurie M.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Missouri biography series
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  • Spillman, W. J.
  • United States
  • Agricultural economists
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural education
Label
William J. Spillman and the birth of agricultural economics, Laurie Winn Carlson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • "Publications by William J. Spillman": p. 161-182
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-205) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Scientific breeding -- Taking scientific agriculture to the public -- Science, politics, and the USDA -- The law of diminishing returns -- Balancing the farm output -- Conclusion : farm evangelism and dollar efficiency
Control code
ebr10097289
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
210 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
William J. Spillman and the birth of agricultural economics, Laurie Winn Carlson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
  • "Publications by William J. Spillman": p. 161-182
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-205) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Scientific breeding -- Taking scientific agriculture to the public -- Science, politics, and the USDA -- The law of diminishing returns -- Balancing the farm output -- Conclusion : farm evangelism and dollar efficiency
Control code
ebr10097289
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
210 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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