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How not to electrocute the farmer: assessing attitudes towards electrification

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Wolfe, Audra J. (main author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2000
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
adoption, attitudes, development, energy, farm families, farmer attitudes, farmers, rural conditions, rural development, rural families, technological advancement
Notes:
Assesses the attitudes of rural people towards farm electrification in the United States between 1920-1940. Hesitation of farmers to adopt electricity; impact of electricity on landscape transformation; implication of electrification for farm modernization.