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The Dust Bowl

Ronald A. Reis

The Dust Bowl

by Ronald A. Reis

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- Great Plains,
  • Droughts -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century,
  • Dust storms -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Plains -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Plains -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Great Plains -- Rural conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRonald A. Reis.
    SeriesGreat historic disasters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF595 .R365 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18513764M
    ISBN 109780791097373
    LC Control Number2008004952
    OCLC/WorldCa183261139

    Describes how dry, dusty winds and a terrible drought affected farmers and ranchers in the Great Plains for nearly 10 years in the 's, labeling the region as the Dust Bowl. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review/5(2).   The book’s final chapter, “Future Dust Bowls,” warns readers about man-made environmental disasters on the horizon, including desertification in China and the Amazon.

    The dust bowl winds began in but the Dust Bowl got its name from the horrendous winds beginning in The primary area it effected was the southern Plains. Donald Worster's classic chronicle of the devastating years between and tells the story of the Dust Bowl in ecological as well as human terms. Now, twenty-five years after his book helped to define the new field of environmental history, Worster shares his more recent thoughts on the subject of the land and how humans interact with it.

    The Dust Bowl recounts the factors that led to these conditions, how those affected coped, and what can be learned from the tragedy, considered by many to be .   The Dust Bowl was the name given to an area of the Great Plains (southwestern Kansas, Oklahoma panhandle, Texas panhandle, northeastern New Mexico, and southeastern Colorado) that was devastated by nearly a decade of drought and soil erosion during the s. The huge dust storms that ravaged the area destroyed crops and made living there Author: Shelly Schwartz.


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Karen Reczuch has illustrated many award winning children's books, including Morning on the Lake and The Dust Bowl, winner of the Toronto Chapter I.O.D.E. Award. She lives in Acton, Ontario with her two children. David Booth is a university professor, author and anthologist of more than thirty books.

His lives in Toronto, Ontario.5/5(2). Bancroft Prize award-winner Donald Worster's "Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the s" is a rich, nuanced and The Dust Bowl book academic examination of the worst human-caused ecological disaster of the 20th Century - the so-called Dust Bowl during the "dirty 30s."/5.

Dust Bowl Great book about the struggles of a family Good for talking about different types of families (book had grandfather, son, and grandson.) Discuses problems during the Dust Bowl and what happened during this time/5. Egan's account of the Dust Bowl era is a final, terrible rebuke to the policies of America's dying days of frontier expansion.

The Seattle Times THE WORST HARD TIME is a flat-out masterpiece of historical reportage. Seattle Post-IntelligencerCited by:   The Forgotten Dust Bowl Novel That Rivaled “The Grapes of Wrath” Sanora Babb wrote about a family devastated by the Dust Bowl, but she lost her shot at stardom when John Steinbeck beat her to.

THE DUST BOWL chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the The Dust Bowl book Plow-Up," followed by a decade-long drought during the s. The Dust Bowl was the name given to the drought-stricken Southern Plains region of the United States, which suffered severe dust storms during.

The dust that coats Matthew's cereal bowl becomes a metaphor for the drought his family faces. Like the "Big Dry" of the s, there's too little rain and too much wind for 5/5(2). Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory by Lydia Reeder | Dec 5, out of 5 stars Dust Bowl: Selected full-text books and articles.

A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.

John Steinbeck () was a prolific American author who won a Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of Wrath in and a Nobel Prize in His most famous novel, The Grapes of Wrath, portrayed in accurate detail the struggles of the Dust Bowl novel of social protest was controversial when it was first published, and it remains controversial : Tracey Minzenmayer.

The Dust Bowl was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the s; severe drought and a failure to apply dryland farming methods to prevent the aeolian processes (wind erosion) caused the phenomenon.

Over 80 years ago, a drought began in the West. Crops died and farmers watched their farms fail. Livestock trampled loose dirt, creating clouds of dus.

The Dust Bowl migration was part of a larger heartland diaspora that has sent millions of Southerners and rural Midwesterners to the nation's northern and western industrial perimeter. American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population shift.

THE DUST BOWL chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the 'Great Plow-Up,' followed by a decade-long drought during the s. The Dust Bowl of the s devastated the Great Plains of the U.S. and sent many families on the road in search of a better life.

Recorded music, song lyrics and iconic photographs, including Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother,” document the daily ordeals of rural migrant families during a decade marked by financial and natural disasters.

Karen Reczuch has illustrated many award winning children's books, including Morning on the Lake and The Dust Bowl, winner of the Toronto Chapter I.O.D.E.

Award. She lives in Acton, Ontario with her two children. David Booth is a university professor, author and anthologist of more than thirty books.

His lives in Toronto, Ontario/5(4). In this riveting chronicle (which accompanies the documentary broadcasted on PBS) Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns capture the profound drama of the American Dust Bowl of the s.

Terrifying photographs of mile-high dust storms, along with firsthand accounts by Brand: Chronicle Books LLC. In the mid s, North America's Great Plains faced one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in world history. Donald Worster's classic chronicle of the devastating years between and tells the story of the Dust Bowl in ecological as well as human terms.

Now, twenty-five years after his book helped to define the new field of environmental history, Worster 5/5(3). —The Horn Book Magazine, starred review "[A] careful and grim account of an environmental catastrophe." —The New York Times Book Review.

From the Publisher. 09/01/ Gr 5 Up—Brown once again dives into American history, this time telling the story of the Dust Bowl Brand: HMH Books.Dust Bowl clearly calls for comprehensive improvement in human-environmental interaction and responsibility, as Worster believes both the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression were results of.Donald Worster’s Dustbowl: the Southern Plains in the s is an academic book in the most positive sense: well researched, clearly written and, although at times the statistics can seem overbearing, the book is never boring.

As a native of the plains, Worster has a personal connection to the material and as he tells us in the preface the book was written to examine the reasons behind the.