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Amish Agriculture In Iowa: A Preliminary Investigation, Rhonda Lou Yoder Jan 1990

Amish Agriculture In Iowa: A Preliminary Investigation, Rhonda Lou Yoder

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The Role Of Women In Agricultural Production And Household Decision Making: A Cross-Cultural Comparison Between India And Cameroon , Astair Gebremariam Mengesha Jan 1990

The Role Of Women In Agricultural Production And Household Decision Making: A Cross-Cultural Comparison Between India And Cameroon , Astair Gebremariam Mengesha

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This study involves a comparative analysis of women's roles in agricultural production and decision making in the household in five villages of the semi-arid tropics. Two villages in south India and three villages in northern Cameroon are studied;To understand the subject, a research background is given. This background includes a brief review of works on women in agriculture in general and specific relevant concepts, such as: self-identity, role and status, family and household, task allocation and decision making, and agriculture and market conditions;Functional theory, symbolic interaction, the conflict perspective, exchange theory, and role theory are examined and ...


Locations Of Sauk, Mesquakie, And Associated Euro-American Sites 1832 To 1845: An Ethnohistoric Approach , Kathryn Elizabeth Gourley Jan 1990

Locations Of Sauk, Mesquakie, And Associated Euro-American Sites 1832 To 1845: An Ethnohistoric Approach , Kathryn Elizabeth Gourley

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By the treaty negotiated at the close of the Black Hawk War in 1832, the Sauk (Sac) and Mesquakie (Fox) ceded their lands bordering the Mississippi River. Thirteen years and several treaties later,the tribes had ceded all their remaining lands in Iowa Territory to the United States government and they were relocated to a reservation in present-day Kansas. Abundant documentary evidence of these land transfers has survived. These documents have been the basis of many detailed studies by historians and ethnohistorians (Berthrong 1956: Gallaher 1916a, b: M. Green 1965, 1976: Hagan 1958: Kurtz 1986: Trennert 1981: Van der Zee ...