The Agricultural Revolution

The Agricultural Revolution

by Charles W. Carey



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590181805
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2004
Series: Lucent World History Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

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Table of Contents

Important Dates in the History of the Agricultural Revolution8
Introduction: "Sowing Modernity"10
Chapter 1Traditional Farming in Europe15
Chapter 2New Crops and New Methods29
Chapter 3Technology Speeds the Revolution44
Chapter 4Landholding and Marketing Transformed60
Chapter 5Social Effects of the Agricultural Revolution74
Epilogue: Far-Reaching Consequences of the Agricultural Revolution92
For Further Reading100
Works Consulted101
Picture Credits111
About the Author112

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