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


New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
ISBN 0195025504

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Subjects Agricultura -- EE. UU. -- Estados del Sudoeste -- Historia.
Agriculture -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century.
Agriculture -- Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century.
Agriculture.
Depresiones -- 1929 -- EE. UU.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
Depressions.
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939.
Dust storms -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century.
Dust storms -- Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century.
Dust storms.
Great Plains -- History -- 20th century.
Great Plains.
Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century.
Tempestades de polvo -- EE. UU. -- Estados del Sudoeste.
United States -- Southwestern States.
United States.
Description x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Personal recollections recreate experiences of two Dust Bowl communities.
Contents pt. One. A darkling plain. The black blizzards roll in -- If it rains -- Okies and Exodusters -- part Two. Prelude to dust. What holds the earth together -- Sodbusting -- part Three. Cimarron County, Oklahoma. Frontier in ruins -- When the cattle ate tumbleweeds -- Hard times in the Panhandle -- part Four. Haskell County, Kansas. Unsettled ground -- The wheat farmer and the welfare state -- A sense of place -- part Five. A new deal for the land. Facing up to limits -- Learning from nature -- Make two blades of grass grow -- Epilogue : on a thin edge.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Southern States
Southwest, New
Great Plains
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4491766
(OCoLC)ocm04491766
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Worster, Donald, 1941-
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