Troubled harvest: agronomy and revolution in Mexico, 1880-2002

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Cotter (history, Augusta State U.) died unexpectedly in September 2002 with this account already in the final stages of production. He examines how the Mexican Revolution and the Green Revolution shaped the development of the profession of agronomy in Mexico, which is practiced by people with the title and degree ingeniero agrónomo or agricultural engineer; and the factors that influenced agricultural and agrarian policies. He argues that the profession attained professional objectives by allying with the state create by the Mexican Revolution. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents Liberalism and the origins of Mexican agronomy -- Revolution, agronomy, and the roots of the cultural campaign, 1910-1930 -- Revolutionary agronomy and the cultural campaign, 1930-1937 -- Agronomy under attack: the demise of the cultural campaign and the roots of a new agronomy, 1938-1943 -- Agrónomos técnicos: the Rockefeller Foundation, the United States, and the transformation of Mexican agronomy, 1944-1950 -- The Mexican revolution and the Green revolution, 1950-1970 -- The aftermath of the first Green revolution, and the birth of as second? 1970-2002 -- Conclusions: agronomy and Mexico's revolutions.
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title Troubled harvest agronomy and revolution in Mexico, 1880-2002
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title_full Troubled harvest [electronic resource] : agronomy and revolution in Mexico, 1880-2002 / Joseph Cotter
title_short Troubled harvest
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