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    • A Revolution Down on the Farm

    • The Transformation of American Agriculture since 1929
    • By: Paul K. Conkin
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    Humans have been farming for thousands of years, and yet agriculture has undergone more fundamental changes in the past 80 years than in the previous several centuries. In 1900, 30 million American farmers tilled the soil or tended livestock; today there are fewer than 4.5 million farmers who feed a population four times larger than it was at the beginning of the century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent review of farming history in US

    • By Joanne on 01-26-14

    Regular price: $24.95