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Peasant innovation and diffusion of agricultural technology in China.

Mary Sheridan

Peasant innovation and diffusion of agricultural technology in China.

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Published by Rural Development Committee, Center for International Studies, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


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SeriesSpecial series on agriculture research and extension / Cornell University. Rural Development Committee -- 4
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Open LibraryOL13809451M

Agricultural extension activity is important agrarian-political instrument of the state which stimulates the development of agricultural production. Agricultural extension service has to be competent in agricultural skills, to communicate efficiently with producers and stimulate them to acquire new knowledge. Sung market developments made the Chinese peasant into "a class of adaptable, rational, profit-oriented petty entrepreneurs" (). Simi-larly, in discussing diffusion of the advanced agricultural technology of the Liang-che region, Elvin states that it was the educated elite, owners of manors, who put new techniques obtained from agricultural. This is a definitive new account of Britain's economic evolution from a backwater of Europe in to the hub of the global economy in A team of leading economic historians reconstruct Britain's national accounts for the first time right back into the thirteenth century to show what really happened quantitatively during the centuries leading up to the Industrial Revolution.   Abstract. This chapter reviews agricultural development in China during the last two centuries. Changes in land and population, impacting on output growth, reflect decades of stability and peace that followed the establishment of the Qing Dynasty, but were halted in the late nineteenth by: 1.


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