Part 1 European Agriculture: development under the 'common agricultural policy' Chapter I - Why support farmers? Why agriculture is still the most protected industry Chapter II - Development of the CAP. Farmers and European politics Chapter III - How the EU supports agriculture. Market manipulation and the world market. The cost to consumers. The price of supporting farmers - producer gains and consumer losses Chapter IV - The agricultural revolution. Peasants into tycoons in one generation Part 2 Chapter V - Going to the trade wars. Overproduction, surpluses and international politics Chapter VI - The Great Reform. Fitting European agriculture into the world system Chapter VII - Impact of CAP reform and GATT Uruguay Round agreement on agricultural trade Part 3 Chapter VIII - European farming and the environment. A sustainable agriculture? Reconciling food production and environmental acceptability Chapter IX - The 'Biotech revolution'. Producing more from less. Chapter X - European Agriculture in the twenty first century? EU enlargement and the modification of the CAP. The European industry's place in world food supply, new uses for old crops.