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The Encyclopedia of Rural America

Grey House Publishing

The Encyclopedia of Rural America

The Land and People

by Grey House Publishing

  • 241 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by MacKenzie and Harris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Reference,
  • Sociology,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Sociology - Rural

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8861968M
    ISBN 101592371159
    ISBN 109781592371150

    The aim of this encyclopedia is to provide a comprehensive reference work on scientific and other scholarly research on the quality of life, including health-related quality of life research or also called patient-reported outcomes the s two overlapping but fairly distinct. "This classic book covers many aspects of basic farm life, including gardening, food preparation, and buying land." Runner-Up, Best for Learning the Basics: The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It at Amazon "Through a British lens, this book covers the basics of homesteading and small farming for urbanites new to rural living.".

    Robert Frost, in full Robert Lee Frost, (born Ma , San Francisco, California, U.S.—died Janu , Boston, Massachusetts), American poet who was much admired for his depictions of the rural life of New England, his command of American colloquial speech, and his realistic verse portraying ordinary people in everyday situations. The Rural Church in America: A Century of Writings: A Bibliography. New York: Garland Pub., Goreham, Gary A. Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People.

      A testament to the scenery and spirit of rural Mississippi, Ward’s National Book Award-winning novel takes place in a coastal town only days before Hurricane Katrina. Esch, her poor and pregnant teenage narrator, is our truth-teller, caught in the . Education in Rural America Sources Apprenticeships. For most rural children formal education was a prize that had to be postponed or forgone altogether due to the demands of farm life. On farms, where more than 85 percent of all Americans lived as late Source for information on Education in Rural America: American Eras dictionary.


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History, sociology, anthropology and public policy combine to deliver the encyclopedia that has become the standard reference work in American rural studies. From irrigation and marriage to games and mental health, this encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource exploring the history of rural America, its current issues and perspectives.

At the back of Volume 2 is a page bibliography of monographs written since pertaining to rural America. This exemplary encyclopedia is guaranteed to educate our highly urban society about the uniqueness of rural America.

Recommended for public and academic libraries.?Irwin Weintraub, Rutgers Univ. Lib., New Brunswick, N.J. The Encyclopedia of Rural America was well received when first published in To say that a great deal has happened since then that affects rural life and culture is one of those vast understatements that hardly require mentioning.

The introduction points out some of. Rural America is a diverse society of 62 million people with an array of cultures, ethnic groups, lifestyles, and occupations. This comprehensive reference offers an extensive look at that society and its many facets, presenting essays on arts, business, community development, economics, education, environmental issues, family, labor, quality of life, recreation, and sports.

History, sociology, anthropology and public policy combine to deliver the encyclopaedia that has become the standard reference work in American rural studies. From irrigation and marriage to games and mental health, this encyclopaedia is the most comprehensive resource exploring both the history of rural America, its current issues and perspectives, and visions for its future.

Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and the People (2nd edition) Gary R. Greenstein (Reference and Liaison Librarian, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA). Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of rural America: the land and people.

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