The Dust Bowl : an illustrated history / by Dayton Duncan ; based on a film by Ken Burns ; picture research by Aileen Silverstone and Susan Shumaker

Author(s): Duncan, Dayton
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Subjects: Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Depressions--1929--Great Plains
Droughts--Great Plains--History--20th century
Farmers--Great Plains--Social conditions--20th century
Great Plains--History--20th century
Great Plains--Social conditions--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: 231 p. : ill. (some color) ; 29 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2011052371
ISBN: 9781452107943
ISBN: 1452107947
"Based on a film by Ken Burns, produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns, and Julie Dunfey, written by Dayton Duncan."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The great plow up -- Midnight with no stars -- The crucible -- Dust to eat -- The end of the world -- Reaping the whirlwind -- Grab a root and growl -- Canaan land -- Thou shalt not bear false witness -- Okies -- The cruel crisis -- The western gate
Summary: Draws on reports, newspaper articles, and interviews to chronicle the American Dust Bowl, providing photographs to illustrate the catastrophe as well as offer a tribute to man's relationship to the land and his ability to persevere
OCLC Number: 769289621
ISBN/ISSN: 9781452107943