CWR4B_Quick_Research

CWR4B_Quick_Research - Becky Kim 9/4/07 College Writing:...

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Becky Kim 9/4/07 College Writing: Quick Research What is a tenant farmer? A tenant farmer is one who resides on and farms land owned by a landlord . Tenant farming is an agricultural production system in which landowners contribute their land and often a measure of operating capital and management; while tenant farmers contribute their labour along with at times varying amounts of capital and management. Depending on the contract, tenants can make payments to the owner either of a fixed portion of the product, in cash or in a combination. The rights the tenant has over the land and the form and measure of the payment varies across systems (geographically and chronologically). In some systems, the tenant could be evicted at whim ( tenancy at will ); in others, the landowner and tenant sign a contract for a fixed number of years ( tenancy for years or indenture ). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenant_farmer Let Us Now Praise Famous Men- what is the source of the title? Let Us Now Praise Famous Men is a book with text by American writer James Agee and photographs by American photographer Walker Evans first published in 1941 in the United States. The title is from a passage in Ecclesiasticus that begins, "Let us now praise famous men, and our fathers that begat us." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let_Us_Now_Praise_Famous_Men Biographical sketch of James Agee? Tennessee author James Rufus Agee (1909 - 1955) was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Hugh James
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course R 1B taught by Professor Lipkin during the Fall '06 term at Berkeley.

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