A Century of Georgia Agriculture, 1850-1950

A Century of Georgia Agriculture, 1850-1950

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Published in 1954, this survey of Georgia agriculture is chronologically divided into three sections. a€œThe End of the Golden Age, 1850a€“1865, a€ describes the last decade of antebellum agriculture before the overthrow of the plantation system. a€œThe Long Depression, 1865a€“1900, a€ tells of the search for new ways to restore prosperity to Georgia's struggling agricultural system. And a€œThe Revolutionary New Century, 1900a€“1950, a€ illustrates how agriculture underwent rapid development due to mechanization, diversifi cation, and application of scientific methods. Range concludes each section with his interpretations, emphasizing the impossibility of separating politics and culture in an economy based predominantly on agriculture, as much of the south was during this century.... 140, 148 Porcher, Dr. F. P., 42 Port Royal, 57 Poulan, 155 Poultry, 105-106, 198-201 Poultry Tribune, 242-243 Price, J. D., ... 131-133, 238-240, 272 Research and Marketing Service Act, 214, 239 Resettlement Administration, 252, INDEX 331.

Title:A Century of Georgia Agriculture, 1850-1950
Author:Willard Range
Publisher:University of Georgia Press - 2010-06-01


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