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How much did the livelihood of the Rohirrim rely on agriculture?

In a word, the livelihood of the Rohirrim relied on agriculture "wholly" or perhaps "totally" and to what are you comparing that? Hunting-gathering? Nomadic life has almost nothing ...
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How much did the livelihood of the Rohirrim rely on agriculture?

The only relevant quote I can think of from LoTR itself is from Book 3, Chapter 7, Helm's Deep, where Théoden regrets that Saruman's army is burning the countryside behind them: ‘They bring fire,’ ...
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Was Tolkien implying (heat/locomotive) engines in The Lost Road?

The most straightforward reading of that passage does appear to be that it is indeed a description of ironclad steamships. In support of this idea, I can refer to another passage, from chapter four ...
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