Fields Without Dreams: Defending the Agrarain Ideal

Fields Without Dreams: Defending the Agrarain Ideal

by Victor Davis Hanson


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Eulogizing the vanishing lifestyle of the family farm, Victor Hanson calls for America to take notice of its lost simplicity and purity before it is too late. "Victor Davis Hanson . . . is a writer as much as a farmer. His memoir is complex--passionate, angry, honest, scorching".--Jane Smiley, "The New Yorker".

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684835709
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 03/25/1997
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 308,220
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1.In the Beginning1
2.The Raisin Cosmology21
3.The Great Raisin Crash of 198361
4.To Save a Farm87
5.Bus Barzagus and His Mountain111
6.Briars and Thorns: Vines With No Grapes, Trees Without Plums139
7.The Mountain, Part Two177
8.The Agrarian Pantheon213
9.The First and the Last: Family Farming at the Millennium263
Postscript: Year's End 1994285

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