[Epub] Pennsylvania Farming By Sally McMurry – Ivogue.co.uk

Pennsylvania Farming 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 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.

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    The author stated early on that this book was undertaken as part of the Pennsylvania Agricultural History Project , Of which, the author is the principal investigator The Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission PHMC , The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation PENNDOT and Penn State University PSU all collaborated in this effort The book includes narrative histories describing the evolution of different farming systems around the state, historic census data, a field guide to historic farm buildings and landscapes, and bibliographic resources It was developed to support the evaluation of farming resources for eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places The project provides the data and guidance needed for state and federal agencies, scholars, teachers, and the public With funding from the Federal Highways Administration, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and PennDOT s Bureau of Design worked with the Pennsylvania State University PSU to develop a Multiple Property Documentation Form MPDF for Penn...

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