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Advanced Agriculture  

Kenneth Pomeranz

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
‘Advanced’ agriculture must be advanced relative to something and by some criteria. There is no consensus on what those criteria are, though certainly high yields per acre, and perhaps per ... More

Agriculture  

John A. Mears

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
When striving to delineate the contours of the human experience, world historians must highlight the major turning points in the existence of our species. Among the momentous watersheds ... More

Agriculture  

Peter M. Jones

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2012
The agricultural history of the Ancien Régime is inseparable from the socio-economic history of France between 1660 and 1789 if only for the reason that husbandry remained the principal ... More

Archaeology and Slavery  

Theresa Singleton

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
Archaeology provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of slavery that combines analyses of archaeological findings with careful readings of traditional primary sources of ... More

Atlantic Trade and Commodities, 1402–1815  

David Hancock

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article reviews the transfer of goods and services between the continents bordering the Atlantic Ocean. It shows that the demands of long-distance trade, particularly but not solely ... More

Atlantic World 1760–1820: Economic Impact  

Craig Muldrew

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
There would have been no Atlantic world without trade. Throughout this period, the consumption of American-produced sugar, tobacco, and coffee, as well as the use of American gold and ... More

Biological Exchanges in World History  

J. R. McNeill

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
One important way in which people have altered environments, and thereby altered their own ecological contexts and their own history, is through biological exchange. Biological exchange ... More

Children's Consumption in History  

Daniel Thomas Cook

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
The academic study of children as consumers took root in the 1960s and did not begin in earnest until the 1970s, when the paradigm of ‘consumer socialization’ took hold among ... More

City and Country: Home, Possessions, and Diet, Western Europe 1600–1800  

Dominique Margairaz

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
Already in the early modern period, urban elites defined the city as a place of civilization and cultural progress in stark opposition to the brute nature and barbarism associated with the ... More

Class and Sport  

Lewis H. Siegelbaum and Sasu Siegelbaum

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May 2017
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May 2017
The history of sport can be considered an arena in which struggles over ways of doing things have worked themselves out, sometimes to the advantage of one class but occasionally to the ... More

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