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Dominant Design : How the Ferguson System Revolutionized Mechanized Agriculture
This thesis examines the development of the three-point hitch system utilized on farm tractors, invented by Harry Ferguson of Ireland. Harry Ferguson partnered with Henry Ford to mass produce the farm tractor's first ...
Poor Jurgis Rudkus: A Multi-theoretical Analysis of Socio-political Development in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
I argue that the legacy of Upton Sinclair's most famous novel, The Jungle, has wrongfully been obscured over time to resemble a literary canon version of Super Size Me and that there is contemporary significance to be ...
The Avholdsmann: The Life and Literature of Waldemar Ager, 1869-1941
As a young man, Waldemar Ager was one of countless immigrants who saw opportunity in the logging community of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, during the latter half of the nineteenth century. While many immigrants believed that the ...