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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Republican Fathers: Capital Takes to the Woods, 1790-1825 2. Democratic Children: Farmers and the Jacksonians, 1825-1840 3. The Anti-Renters: Agrarians and the Politics of Faction 4. New Crops, New Challenges: Farm Life in the 1850s 5. Agrarianism Outflanked: Farmers, Railroads, and Politics, 1848-1865 6. The Maturation of the Market Economy: Dairy and Hops Culture, 1870-1900 7. Tenant Unrest and Elite Cooperation: Responses to the New Economy 8. The Grange Movement, 1874-1900 Conclusion Notes Index
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New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Farmers -- New York (State) -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.
Agriculture -- Political aspects -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Land reform -- Political aspects -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.
New York (State) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.