Agricultural technology
(2,342 words)

1. General

The development of agricultural technology from the end of the Middle Ages to the period around 1800 was dominated primarily by efforts to increase productivity in the growing of grain (Harvest 2.). In the ongoing cooperation between consumers (peasants) and producers (village …

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Meiners, Uwe, “Agricultural technology”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 21 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_023095>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160321



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