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Dust Bowl : the Southern Plains in The 1930s

Now, twenty-five years after Dust Bowl helped to define the new field of environmental history, Worster shares his more recent thoughts on the subject of the land and how humans interact with it. In a new afterword, he links the Dust Bowl to current political, economic and ecological issues--including the American livestock industry's exploitation of the Great Plains, and the on-going problem of desertification, which has now become a global phenomenon. He reflects on the state of the plains today and the threat of a new dustbowl
eBook, English, 2004
25th ed
Oxford University Press USA - OSO, Cary, 2004