Agriculture History

My father taught vocational agriculture before he became a junior-high principal. This new publication would have surprised him and made him proud. I dedicate my half of it to him.



About Scott Abbott

Ph.D. in German Literature from Princeton University, 1979. Then I taught at Vanderbilt University, BYU, and Utah Valley State College. At Utah Valley University, I'm Director of the Program in Integrated Studies and former Chair of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy. My publications include a book on Freemasonry and the German Novel, two co-authored books with Zarko Radakovic (published in Serbo-Croatian in Belgrade), and translations of a book by Austrian author Peter Handke and of a catalogue of an exhibit called "The German Army and Genocide." More famously, my children are in the process of creating good lives for themselves: as a model and manager, as a teacher of Chinese language, as a watershed scientist and science writer, as a jazz musician, as a corrections officer, as university students, and as parents. I share my life with UVU historian Lyn Bennett and our yellow dog Blue. Some publications at
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5 Responses to Agriculture History

  1. flowerville says:

    the cow picture is so cool. who would want to be published in german life and letters when you can have that. i suggest you set up a journal called: Writing on The Fence (Defence). Barbed Wire Studies.


  2. flowerville says:

    de fenestra. we should throw in some window in addition. now you’re saying mr skelton, there is a little something forthcoming of his with me pics in it. writing on the fence implies an interesting & barbed balance


  3. flowerville says:

    no it’s still in the making and not ready yet…. don’t know when but will let you know


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