The Resource Mule South to tractor South : mules, machines, and the transformation of the cotton South, George B. Ellenberg

Mule South to tractor South : mules, machines, and the transformation of the cotton South, George B. Ellenberg

Label
Mule South to tractor South : mules, machines, and the transformation of the cotton South
Title
Mule South to tractor South
Title remainder
mules, machines, and the transformation of the cotton South
Statement of responsibility
George B. Ellenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the adoption of the mule as the major agricultural resource in the American South and its later displacement by the mechanical tractor. This title captures the symbiosis that emerged between animal and man to illuminate why and how the mule became a standard feature in Southern folk culture
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
631.3/710975
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF362
LC item number
.E45 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Mule South to tractor South : mules, machines, and the transformation of the cotton South, George B. Ellenberg
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-200) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Mule Ascendant: Oxen, Horses, and Mules; 2. Supplying the South: Mule Breeding and Mule Trading; 3. An Unrealized Dream: Local Mule Production; 4. Debating Farm Power: The USDA, the Midwest, Mules, and Tractors; 5. Successful Farming Defi ned: The Tractor Triumphant; 6. The Transitional South: Mules, Metaphors, and Modernization; Conclusion; Abbreviations; Notes; Note on Sources; Index
Control code
ocn425968227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 219 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817380380
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36009891
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)425968227
  • pebcs0817380388

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...