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Regions in transition : the Northern Great Plains and the Pacific Northwest in the Great Depression

Author: Rolland Dewing
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Regions in Transition provides an in-depth analysis of the dramatic influence of the Great Depression upon the geography, politics, economics, and demography of the Northern Great Plains and Pacific Northwest. This work suggests that a foundation for the massive Pacific Northwest expansion during and after World War II was established by the late 1930s."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dewing, Rolland.
Regions in transition.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2006
(OCoLC)607879273
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rolland Dewing
ISBN: 9780761835448 076183544X
OCLC Number: 76961759
Description: x, 245 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
1. Introduction --
2. The unpredictable northern great plains --
3. Dust, grasshoppers, thistles and radical protest --
4. The new deal responds --
5. The Pacific Northwest : an underdeveloped favorite --
6. Washington : the evergreen state --
7. Oregon : the land of promise --
8. Idaho : the gem state --
9. Baked out, blown out and broke --
10. Adapting in Eden --
11. Prosperity returns --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Rolland Dewing.
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