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Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930's (Galaxy Books) Paperback – 3 Mar 1983

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  • Paperback: 286 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc; Reprint edition (3 Mar. 1983)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195032128
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195032123
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 1.2 x 16.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,942,943 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Worster's book is the first to pinpoint the results of the mechanization and defiance of nature, and the sources of such practices. Definitely the best introduction to understanding the cultural sources of modern environmental crises."--A.R. Vasavi, Tufts University"Over ten years old, in a field that is rapidly growing and changing and still the best environmental history of 20th century agriculture!"--Mart Stuart, Oregon State Univ."An exciting, provocative, and stimulating study....It has much to say to historians, environmentalists, and public policy makers."-- American Historical Review"Superb social history....A gracefully written and fascinating book."--History: Reviews of New Books"Well-written and students respond to it well."--Gilbert W. Gillespie, Cornell University

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Donald Worster is Hall Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of Kansas and the author of A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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