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In an effort to promote the lively discussion, debate, and commentary found in the pages of Agricultural History, we are very pleased to offer the following special features from the journal freely accessible to all. We will add new features as they are published, as well as past articles that continue to be relevant to historiographical debates today. Enjoy the reading, and please feel free to share this material widely.
-Albert Way, Editor

Volume 93, Number 2 (Spring 2019)

Featured Article: “This Fear of Death May Be Killing Us: The Agricultural History Society Considers Its Demise,” by James C. Giesen

Featured Review: Featured Review: Online Forum: Roundtable Review of Olmstead and Rhode, Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts Over Animal Disease Control, by Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Peter A. Coclanis

Volume 93, Number 1 (Winter 2019)

Featured Review: “Listening to Rural Americans in ‘Trump Country,’” a review of Robert Wuthnow, The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America, by J. Blake Perkins

Featured Article: The “Age of Agricultural Ignorance”: Trends and Concerns for Agriculture Knee-Deep into the Twenty First Century by Sterling Evans

Featured Article: Idiosyncratic Reflections on Ninety Years of Agricultural History, Written in Celebration of the Agricultural History Society’s One-Hundredth-Year Anniversary, by Claire Strom

In Memoriam: J Douglas Helms, by Anne Effland

Volume 92, Number 4 (Fall 2018)

Featured Review: Working at the Intersection of the Histories of Science, Technology, and Agriculture,” a review of Helen Anne Curry, Evolution Made to Order: Plant Breeding and Technological Innovation in Twentieth-Century America, by Kim Kleinman

In Memoriam: Richard Lowitt, 1922-2018, by Alan I Marcus

Roundtable: New Histories of Science and Agriculture, by Deborah K. Fitzgerald, Lisa Onaga, Emily Pawley, Denise Phillips, and Jeremy Vetter

Volume 92, Number 3 (Summer 2018)

Featured Review: Tauger, “Not by Grain Alone, a review of James C. Scott, Against the
Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States,” Agricultural History 92, no. 3 (Summer 2018)

Volume 92, Number 2 (Spring 2018)

Featured Review: Kopp, “Rethinking the Seeds of American Agricultural Exceptionalism, A Review of Courtney Fullilove, The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture,” Agricultural History 92, no. 2 (Spring 2018)

Volume 92, Number 1 (Winter 2018)

Jellison, Katherine. “Get Your Farm in the Fight: Farm Masculinity in World War II,” Agricultural History 92, no. 1 (Winter 2018)
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Volume 91, Number 4 (Fall 2017)

Anderson, Brock, Bryk et. al., "Roundtable on Debra A. Reid's Interpreting Agriculture at Museums and Historic Sites," Agicultural History 91, no.4 (Fall 2017)
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Volume 91, Number 3 (Summer 2017)

Featured Review: Uekötter, “German Agricultural History Revisited,” Agricultural History 91, no. 3 (Summer 2017)
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Kumar, Lorek, Olssen et. al., "Roundtable: New Narratives of the Green Revolution," Agricultural History 91, no. 3 (Summer 2017)
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Volume 91, Number 2 (Spring 2017)

Featured Review: Greene, "Hillbilly Exile," review of Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance, Agricultural History 91, no. 2 (Spring 2017)
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