Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Law of the Land: Two Hundred Years of American Farmland Policy

By John Opie (NHC Fellow, 1980–81)

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994

From the publisher’s description:

This book provides fascinating insights into how present-day American land legislation has evolved. In doing so the author identifies the many problems that the family farmer has had to face over the past two centuries at the hands of the weather, unstable product prices, and politicians.

Subjects
History / Public Land / Agriculture / Farming / Farmers /

Opie, John (NHC Fellow, 1980–81). The Law of the Land: Two Hundred Years of American Farmland Policy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.