The New Agrarianism; A Survey Of The Prevalent Spirit Of Social Unrest, And A Consideration Of The…

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byCharles William Dahlinger

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI THE AGRARIANS OF GERMANY IN the United States there are numerous agricultural associations, and although in many of the States they are receiving small bounties either from the counties in which they are located, or from the States, or from both, they have accomplished comparatively little, and their influence is limited. It is a fact well known among those engaged in manufacturing that, notwithstanding the rigid manner in which the Sherman Law is being enforced, many classes of manufacturers still maintain organizations, and meet to discuss the industry in which they are engaged. They plan for its improvement, and watch the legislation pending in nation and State which might affect their interests, and originate new laws intended to benefit the industry. Jobbers and retailers are likewise occupied, as are labor unions, the most 208 aggressive of all the associations organized from interested motives. Only the farmers are without effective organization, and only agriculture is allowed to lie becalmed. The agricultural interests should bring the united influence of their entire calling to bear on legislation. A fundamental change in the condition of farming, by which the adjustment between farming and industry is to be effected, can only be brought about by legislation of the most radical character. Legislation has done practically all to establish and foster industry, which has been glorified to the neglect of the farmers. But the cooperation of the manufacturers and merchants should be sought, and the manufacturers and merchants should be only too willing to join hands with the farmers in a matter which is vital to all. Large crops mean directly and indirectly large volumes of business to the manufacturers and merchants, and prosperity to the ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI THE AGRARIANS OF GERMANY IN the United States there are numerous agricultural associations, and although in many of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217358748

ISBN - 13:9780217358743

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