When Horses Pulled the Plow

Larson, Olaf F.

Published by University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN 10: 029928204X / ISBN 13: 9780299282042
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

An account of rural life in the early twentieth century. Olaf F. Larson weaves invaluable historical details - including descriptions of farm equipment, crops, and livestock - with wry tales about his family, neighbours, and the one-room schoolhouse he attended, revealing the texture of everyday life in the rural Midwest a century ago. Num Pages: 168 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 142 x 12. Weight in Grams: 210. . 2011. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4 avg rating
(5 ratings)

Synopsis: In 1910, when Olaf F. Larson was born to tenant livestock and tobacco farmers in Rock County, Wisconsin, the original barn still stood on the property. It was filled with artifacts of an earlier time?an ox yoke, a grain cradle, a scythe used to cut hay by hand. But Larson came of age in a brave new world of modern inventions?tractors, trucks, combines, airplanes?that would change farming and rural life forever.            When Horses Pulled the Plow is Larson?s account of that rural life in the early twentieth century. He weaves invaluable historical details?including descriptions of farm equipment, crops, and livestock?with wry tales about his family, neighbors, and the one-room schoolhouse he attended, revealing the texture of everyday life in the rural Midwest almost a century ago. This memoir, written by Larson in his ninth decade, provides a wealth of details recalled from an earlier era and an illuminating read for anyone with their own memories of growing up on a farm. 

About the Author: Olaf F. Larson was born and raised on a tobacco farm in Edgerton, Wisconsin, and now lives in Florida. He is professor emeritus of rural sociology at Cornell University and coauthor of Sociology in Government: The Galpin-Taylor Years in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1919?1953.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: When Horses Pulled the Plow
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Olaf F. Larson
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780299282042

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Olaf F. Larson
Published by University of Wisconsin Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 184 x 138 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In 1910, when Olaf F. Larson was born to tenant livestock and tobacco farmers in Rock County, Wisconsin, the original barn still stood on the property. It was filled with artifacts of an earlier time--an ox yoke, a grain cradle, a scythe used to cut hay by hand. But Larson came of age in a brave new world of modern inventions--tractors, trucks, combines, airplanes--that would change farming and rural life forever. When Horses Pulled the Plow is Larson s account of that rural life in the early twentieth century. He weaves invaluable historical details--including descriptions of farm equipment, crops, and livestock--with wry tales about his family, neighbors, and the one-room schoolhouse he attended, revealing the texture of everyday life in the rural Midwest almost a century ago. This memoir, written by Larson in his ninth decade, provides a wealth of details recalled from an earlier era and an illuminating read for anyone with their own memories of growing up on a farm. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780299282042

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Published by University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 029928204X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.73
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Olaf F. Larson
Published by University of Wisconsin Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 184 x 138 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In 1910, when Olaf F. Larson was born to tenant livestock and tobacco farmers in Rock County, Wisconsin, the original barn still stood on the property. It was filled with artifacts of an earlier time--an ox yoke, a grain cradle, a scythe used to cut hay by hand. But Larson came of age in a brave new world of modern inventions--tractors, trucks, combines, airplanes--that would change farming and rural life forever. When Horses Pulled the Plow is Larson s account of that rural life in the early twentieth century. He weaves invaluable historical details--including descriptions of farm equipment, crops, and livestock--with wry tales about his family, neighbors, and the one-room schoolhouse he attended, revealing the texture of everyday life in the rural Midwest almost a century ago. This memoir, written by Larson in his ninth decade, provides a wealth of details recalled from an earlier era and an illuminating read for anyone with their own memories of growing up on a farm. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780299282042

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Larson, Olaf F.
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780299282042

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Olaf F. Larson (author), Jerry Apps (foreword)
Published by University of Wisconsin Press 2011-06-30, Madison, Wis. (2011)
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press 2011-06-30, Madison, Wis., 2011. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780299282042

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Larson, Olaf F.
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 029928204X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.34
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Larson, Olaf F./ Apps, Jerry (Foreward By)
Published by Univ of Wisconsin Pr (2011)
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Univ of Wisconsin Pr, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 168 pages. 7.50x5.75x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # x-029928204X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Olaf F. Larson; Foreword-Jerry Apps
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG029928204X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Larson, Olaf F.
Published by University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN 10: 029928204X ISBN 13: 9780299282042
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Silver Arch Books
(St Louis, MO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Book shows a small amount of wear - very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # G029928204XI4N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
17.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 16 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book