publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Integration through Land Improvment – Internal Colonization in Switzerland During the First Part of the 20th Century

Burkhard, Daniel;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2015
  • Publisher: Department for History & Art History
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Internal colonization in Switzerland is often seen in connection with the battle for cultivation in the Second World War, but the history of internal colonization in Switzerland is more complex. The food crisis in the First World War formed the horizon of experience for various actors from industry, consumer protection, the urban population and agriculture to start considering practical strategies for managing agricultural production. In this way, traditional spaces, such as rural and urban areas and economic roles, such as food producer, consumer and trader, overlapped and were newly conceived to some extent: people started thinking about utopias and how a mode...
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free text keywords: 570 Life sciences; biology, 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology, 900 History, 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
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