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Dust Bowl, USA

Depression America and the ecological imagination, 1929-1941

by Brad D. Lookingbill

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Ohio University Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains,
  • Great Plains.
    • Subjects:
    • Dust storms -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century,
    • Dust storms -- Environmental aspects -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century,
    • Dust storms -- Great Plains -- Historiography,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains,
    • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939,
    • Human ecology -- Great Plains,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- Great Plains,
    • Great Plains -- History -- 20th century,
    • Great Plains -- Environmental conditions,
    • Great Plains -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-186) and index.

      StatementBrad D. Lookingbill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF595 .L66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6791310M
      ISBN 100821413759, 0821413767
      LC Control Number00054535


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The "Dust Bowl" is a phrase used to describe prairie regions of the United States and Canada in the s. The Dust Bowl spread from Saskatchewan and Manitoba to the north, all the way to Oklahoma and parts of Texas and New Mexico in the south.

In these areas, there were many serious dust storms and droughts during the s. These caused major damage to the Dust Bowl. Imagine soil so dry that plants disappear and dirt blows past your door like sand. That’s what really happened during the Dust Bowl.

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The Dust Bowl could happen again. Agribusiness is draining the groundwater from the Ogallala Aquifer at least six times faster than rain is putting it back. The aquifer stretches from South Dakota to Texas and is home to a $billion-a-year industry that grows one-fifth of the United States’ wheat, corn, and beef cattle.

In Dust Bowl Girls, Lydia Reeder notes that many, if not all, of the young women who lived on their families' Oklahoma farms wore dresses made from flour or feed sacks.

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Many traveled to California. The United States weathered severe droughts in the s and late s, without the damage seen in the Dust Bowl years due to conservation efforts and the changes in farming techniques.

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Across the nation, newspapers, magazines, books, films, and songs produced imagery of blight for local and mass audiences. As new technology, irrigation innovations, and conservation programs were introduced on a wide scale during the s, the.

Dust Bowl Poetry: John Steinbeck’s America John Steinbeck is considered emblematic of American literature in a way that perhaps only Mark Twain can rival. However, as Lindsay Parnell suggests, his works were not always considered as untouchable as they are now, with his evocations of the struggles of impoverished Americans once thought to be.

?Book Review: Dust Bowl, USA: Depression America and the Ecological Imagination, by Brad Lookingbill During the s, the American Midwestregion witnessed one of its most acute agricultural droughts in the history of the nation.

But this tragic event does not get as much attention as it deserves in history textbooks. This book takes the Dust Bowl story beyond Depression America to describe the ‘dust bowl’ concept as a transnational phenomenon, where during World War Two, US and Australian national mythologies converged.

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Across the nation, newspapers, magazines, books, films, and songs produced imagery of blight for local and mass audiences. The Dust Bowl was a time of hardship and environmental and economic disaster. More than million acres of land had turned to dust, causing hundreds of thousands of people to seek new homes and opportunities thousands of miles away, while millions more chose to stay and battle nature to save their land.

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Twenty-five years after his book helped to define the new field of. In telling the story of the Joads, Steinbeck—who would win the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of Wrath and the Nobel Prize for Literature in —captures the sentiment of a pivotal period in American history, one at the intersection of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the shaping of the American West.

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