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Debt and dispossession : farm loss in America's heartland

Debt and dispossession : farm loss in America's heartland

Author: Kathryn Marie Dudley
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explores the social impact of the farm debt crisis of the 1980's through interviews with members of an agricultural community.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Marie Dudley
ISBN: 0226169111 9780226169118 0226169138 9780226169132
OCLC Number: 41991401
Description: xv, 195 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Fragile community --
Farm crisis --
Moral economy --
Primal scenes --
White crosses --
Open secrets --
Social trauma --
The last farmer --
Appendix: County profile.
Responsibility: Kathryn Marie Dudley.
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The farm crisis of the 1980s was the greatest economic disaster to hit rural America since the Depression. The crisis gave rise to a social trauma that affects farmers in the 21st century. This is a  Read more...


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"Dudley presents a subtle, insightful, and nuanced treatment of the rural 'community' itself, emphasizing its divisions and contradictions.... [A] very good and enlightening book. With Debt and Read more...

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