Story of Farming 


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Farming Bibliography


(1F) Coulton G.G.(1960). Medieval Village, Manor, and Monastery, Harper Torchbooks.

(2F) Gill, Vernon & Dale, Tom (1974). Topsoil and Civilization, University of Oklahoma Press.

(3F) Harlan, Jack R. (1971). Crops and Man, American Society of Agronomy Crop Science Society of America.

(4F) Isager, Signe adn Skydsgaard, Jens E. (1973). Ancient Greek Agriculture, Routledge.

(5F) Jacobsent, Thorkild (1982). Salinity and Irrigation Agriculture in Antiquity, Undena Publications.

(6F) Leonard, Jonathan Norton, (1973). The First Farmers, Time Life Books.

(7F) Sereni, Emilio (1997). History of the Italian Agricultural Landscape, Princeton University Press.

(8F) Mohammad, Noor (1981). Perspectives in Agricultural Geography, Concept Publishing Company.

(9F) Montmarquet, James A. (1989). The Ideal of Agrarianism, University of Idaho Press.

(10F) Stamp, L. Dudley, (1961). A History of Land Use in Arid Regions, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

(11F) Tung, Fei Hsiao, (1983). Chinese Village Close-Up, New World Press.

(12F) Wheller, K.E., Ladley, A.M., Leong, F.G. (1970). Studies in Agricultural Geography, Blond Educational.

(13F) VanDenhoeck & Ruprecht (1988). The Economics of Agriculture on Roman Imperial Estates in North Africa. Heraysgegeben Von Albrecht Dihle.

(14F) Blandford, Percy, (1976).  Old Farm Tools and Machinery, David and Charles Publishers Limited. 

(15F) Carrier, Lyman, (1923).  The Beginnings of Agriculture in America.  McGraw-Hill Books.

(16F) Crisp, Peter, (1993).  The Farmer Through History. Tomas Learning.

(17F) Grigg, D.B, (1974). Agricultural Systems of the World. Cambridge University Press.

(18F) Halleym Ned, (1996). Farm. Dorling Kindersky.

(19F) Johnson, Paul, C. (1976).  Farm Invention in Making of America.  Wallace-Homestead Books

(20F) Knapp, Joseph, G. (1969) The Rise of American Cooperative Enterprise.  Interstate Printers and Publishers.

(21F) Lee, Norman, E. (1960) Harvests and Harvesting through the Ages. Cambridge University Press.

(22F) Neilson, N. (1936) Medieval Agrarian Economy.  Henry Holt and Company.

(23F) Nikola-Lisa, W. (1997) Till Years Good End: a Calendar of Medieval Labors. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Divisions.

(24F) Olney, Ross. (1984) The Farm Combine.  Walker Publishing Company.

(25F) Otteinheimer, Laurence. (1990) World Agriculture. Creative Education.

(26F) Quick, Graeme & Buchele, Wesley. (1978) The Grain Harvesters. Society of Agricultural Engineers.

(27F) Kurup, C.G. Rayhava (1968) Farmers of India. S.N. Guha Ray at Sree Saraswaty Press Limited.

(28F) Tesar, Jenny. (1992) Food & Water:  Threats, Shortages and Solutions. Blackbirch Graphics Inc. 

(29F) Williams, Robert, C. (1987) Fordson, Farmall and Poppin Johnny.  University of Illinois Press.

(30F) Vasey, Daniel E. (1992) An Ecological History of Agiculture, 10,000 B.C. to Ad 10,000. Iowa State University Press.

Additional Reference used in Identifying Tractors:

Arnold, John. (1995) Vintage John Deere. voyageur Press Inc.

Leffingwell, Randy. (1991) The American Farm Tractor: A History of the Classical Tractor. Motorbooks International Publishers and Wholesalers.

MacMillian, Don. (1994) John Deere Tractors Worldwide: A Century of Progress 1983-1993. American Society of Agricultural Engineers.

MacMillian, Donald & Jons, Russel. (1988)  John Deere Tractors and Equipment vol 1 1837-1959.

Sanders, Ralph. (1997) Vintage International Harvester Tractors. Voyageur Press.

City Bibliography


(1C) Bellan, Ruben (1971). The Evloving City, Copp Clark Publishing Company.

(2C) Benevolo, Leonardo (1980). The History of the City, MIT Press.

(3C) Bowra, Maurice Et. Al. (1951). Golden Ages of the Great Cities, Thames and Hudson.

(4C) Clarke, Helen and Ambrosiani, Bjorn (1991). Towns in the Viking Age, Leicester University Press.

(5C) Hammond, Mason (1972). The City in the Ancient World, Harvard University Press.

(6C) Hull, Richard, W. (1976). African Cities and Towns Before the European Conquest, W. W. Norton and Company Inc. .

(7C) Lapidus, Ira (1969). Middle Eastern Cities, University of California Press.

(8C) Morris, AEJ (1972). History of Urban Form, George Godwin LTD.

(9C) Nicholas, David (1997). The Growth of Medieval City: From late Antiquity to Early Fourteenth Century, Longman Publishing.

(10C) Owens, E. J. (1991). The City in the Greek and Roman World, Routledge Publishing.

(11C) Rich, John and Wallace-Hadrill, Andrew (1991). City and the Country in the Ancient World, Routledge Publishing.

(12C) Scientific American (1973). Cities, Their Origin, Growth and Human Impact, W.H. Feeman and Company.

(13C) Thomson, John (1988). Towns and Townspeople in the Fifteenth Century, Alan Sutton Publishing.

(14C) Tomlinson, Richard (1992). From Mycenae to Constantinople, Routledge Publishing.