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The Fruits of Their Labor – Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945 - North Carolina Scholarship Online
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The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945

Cindy Hahamovitch

Abstract

This book consolidates, refines, advances and grounds recent scholarship that challenges familiar platitudes about family farming and rural life in the United States. Its approach yields a depth of information about farming culture not usually found in the literature on rural America. The book takes the reader on a cultural tour of a cherished American institution and landscape: midwestern farm families and their farms. With attention to detail and knowledge borne of first-hand study over many years, the author reveals the pervasive imprint of ethnicity. The book represents one of those rare s ... More

Keywords: family farming, ethnicity, rural life, farming culture, rural America, midwestern farm families, agriculture, immigrant farmers, Middle West

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780807846391
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807899922_hahamovitch

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cindy Hahamovitch, author