Agricultural technology
(2,342 words)

1. General

The development of agricultural technology from the end of the Middle Ages to the period around 1800 was dominated primarily by efforts to increase productivity in the growing of grain (Harvest 2.). In the ongoing cooperation between consumers (peasants) and producers (village …

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Meiners, Uwe, “Agricultural technology”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy. Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160321

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