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Dust Bowl : the southern Plains in the 1930s / Donald Worster.

By: Worster, Donald, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Edition: 25th anniversary ed.Description: x, 290 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0195174895 (acid-free paper); 9780195174892 (acid-free paper); 0195174887 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 9780195174885 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century | Great Plains -- History -- 20th century | Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 | Agriculture -- Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century | Agriculture -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century | Dust storms -- Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century | Dust storms -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Contents:
A darkling plain. The black blizzards roll in ; If it rains ; Okies and exodusters -- Prelude to dust. What holds the earth together ; Sodbusting -- Cimarron County, Oklahoma. Frontier in ruins ; When the cattle ate tumbleweeds ; Hard times in the Panhandle -- Haskell County, Kansas. Unsettled ground ; The wheat farmer and the welfare state ; A sense of place -- A New Deal for the land. Facing up to limits ; Learning from nature ; Make two blades of grass grow ; Epilogue : on a thin edge.
Summary: Personal recollections recreate experiences of two Dust Bowl communities.
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F786 .W87 2004 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002182905
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-283) and index.

A darkling plain. The black blizzards roll in ; If it rains ; Okies and exodusters -- Prelude to dust. What holds the earth together ; Sodbusting -- Cimarron County, Oklahoma. Frontier in ruins ; When the cattle ate tumbleweeds ; Hard times in the Panhandle -- Haskell County, Kansas. Unsettled ground ; The wheat farmer and the welfare state ; A sense of place -- A New Deal for the land. Facing up to limits ; Learning from nature ; Make two blades of grass grow ; Epilogue : on a thin edge.

Personal recollections recreate experiences of two Dust Bowl communities.

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