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Prelude to the Dust Bowl : Drought in the Nineteenth-Century Southern Plains.

Author: Kevin Z Sweeney
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2016.
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Prelude to the Dust Bowl provides new insights into pivotal moments in the settlement of the southern plains and stands as a timely reminder that drought, as part of a natural climatic cycle, will continue to figure in the unfolding history of this region.
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Sweeney, Kevin Z.
Prelude to the Dust Bowl : Drought in the Nineteenth-Century Southern Plains.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Z Sweeney
ISBN: 9780806158488 0806158484
OCLC Number: 963588330
Description: 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Great American Desert; Chapter 2. Long's Report and Indian Removal; Chapter 3. Between the Droughts; Chapter 4. Drought and Buffalo Migration; Chapter 5. The Texas Indian Reserves; Chapter 6. The Retreating Frontier of the Mid-Century; Chapter 7. The Five Tribes and the Confederacy; Chapter 8. The Early Civil War Years in Indian Territory; Chapter 9. The Last War Years in Indian Territory; Chapter 10. Crime in Civil War Texas; Chapter 11. Boomer Bust. Chapter 12. Attempts at RainmakingChapter 13. And the Skies Are Not Cloudy All Day; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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Prelude to the Dust Bowl provides new insights into pivotal moments in the settlement of the southern plains and stands as a timely reminder that drought, as part of a natural climatic cycle, will continue to figure in the unfolding history of this region.

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