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The rural Midwest since World War II

Author: J L Anderson
Publisher: DeKalb, IL : NIU Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historians have long viewed the rural Midwest as a place more representative of "Real America" than any other region from New England to the Deep South. Though the rural Midwest contains many  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rural Midwest since World War II.
DeKalb, IL : NIU Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013017744
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J L Anderson
ISBN: 9781609090906 160909090X
OCLC Number: 879551935
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A landscape transformed: ecosystems and natural resources in the Midwest / James A. Pritchard --
Ecology, economy, labor: the Midwestern farm landscape since 1945 / Kendra Smith-Howard --
Beyond the Rust Bowl: the neglected history of the rural Midwest's industrialization after World War II / Wilson J. Warren --
Midwestern rural communities in the Post-World War II era / Cornelia Butler Flora and Jan L. Flora --
Uneasy dependency: rural and farm policy and the Midwest since 1945 / J.L. Anderson --
Farmwomen in the Midwest since 1945 / Jenny Barker Devine --
Childhood in the rural Midwest since 1945 / Pamela Riney-Kehrberg --
"The whitest of occupations"? African-Americans in the rural Midwest, 1940-2010 / Debra A. Reid --
Hispanics in the rural Midwest since 1945 / Jim Norris --
Internal alternate: the Midwestern Amish since 1945 / Steven D. Reschly --
Conclusion: the indistinct distinctiveness of rural Midwestern culture / David Danbom.
Responsibility: edited by J.L. Anderson ; foreword by R. Douglas Hurt.

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"The impressively researched essays in this collection provide a rich and complex narrative and analysis of an utterly transformed way of life across the rural Midwest since World War II." --Timothy Read more...

 
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