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by JohnMorgan
17 Jul 2020, 09:32
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: BAHS winter conference 1970
Replies: 3
Views: 25083

Re: BAHS winter conference 1970

Thank you very much, Catherine! It's interesting that there was such a concentration of interest on pests ('environment' positioned as something that intrudes on agriculture, and vice versa?). The programme that day was: Agriculture and the History of the Environment Department of Geography, Univers...
by JohnMorgan
16 Jul 2020, 15:17
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: BAHS winter conference 1970
Replies: 3
Views: 25083

BAHS winter conference 1970

I was reading Eric Jones' article 'The Bird Pests of British Agriculture...' from AgHR 20.ii (1972), and was intrigued to read that it was first presented at 'the B.A.H.S. Conference on Agriculture and the History of the Environment in November 1970'. Do any forum members have a copy of the programm...
by JohnMorgan
10 Oct 2019, 08:37
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Books for review
Replies: 0
Views: 62594

Books for review

Every so often, the Agricultural History Review is sent books for review that I find difficult to place with reviewers. This is usually because the books cover subjects I am unfamiliar with, rather than because they are uninteresting. Below is a list of books I have received and would like to find r...
by JohnMorgan
09 Oct 2018, 11:43
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Eighteenth-century potatoes
Replies: 9
Views: 68786

Re: Eighteenth-century potatoes

Hello Richard,
I can't help directly, but am aware that Prof. Rebecca Earle (Warwick) has been working on potatoes in the eighteenth century for the past few years. She may know https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/cas/staff/earle/
John