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American Family Farm (Motorbooks Classics Series)
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American Family Farm (Motorbooks Classics Series)

by Hans Halberstadt
 

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Since the earliest settlers, farming has been an integral part of American culture and society. Far from a vestige of the past, the family farm remains both a cherished and a vital staple of life in nearly every corner of the country. This stroll down memory lane presents the sights, sounds, and experiences of life on the American farm from the early 19th century

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Since the earliest settlers, farming has been an integral part of American culture and society. Far from a vestige of the past, the family farm remains both a cherished and a vital staple of life in nearly every corner of the country. This stroll down memory lane presents the sights, sounds, and experiences of life on the American farm from the early 19th century to today. It takes you through the seasons and all phases of farm life, from plowing and planting to surviving the brutal winters. Recollections of farmers of today and yesterday are presented alongside stunning black-and-white and color photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760317068
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
08/31/2003
Series:
Motorbooks Classic Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Hans Halberstadt studied documentary film in college and later took up writing, authoring or co-authoring more than fifty books. Most of his books have been on military subjects, especially U.S. special operations forces, armor, and artillery. He has also written extensively about farming and railroads. Halberstadt served in the U.S. Army as a helicopter door gunner in Vietnam. He and his wife, April, live in San Jose, California.

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