The American Agricultural Values and Ideologies course will explore how people have conceptualized agriculture in the United States through time. The agricultural ideologies under study include classical agrarianism, romantic agrarianism, southern agrarianism, neo-agrarianism, and agrarian populism. Students will learn which agricultural ideologies have shaped agricultural history and our current agricultural values (conventional and nonconventional agricultural values). Furthermore, the course will explore how differing agricultural ideologies impact the work in agriculture today and in the future. Written consent of instructor.
Textbooks and Materials
No textbooks are required.