"An exciting, provocative, and stimulating study.... It has much to say to historians, environmentalists, and public policy makers."--American Historical Review
"A gracefully written and fascinating book."--History
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A first rate in depth research document that is readable, with a strong clear cultural message.Published 7 months ago by Rachel Schneider
Never knew anything about the Dust Bowl before this book. Read it for a college history class and was blown away.Published 11 months ago by Ryan Reed
Dust Bowl is an undeniable classic of environmental history. Donald Worster’s synthesis of ecology and social history set a precedent for the burgeoning field when the book was... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Taylor rose
Author has a clear point he hopes to make but fails miserably as his arguments fail to support his premise and conclusions, which make for a difficult read. Read morePublished 16 months ago by david hiser
For a thorough and factual account of the Dust Bowl, what led to it and how people lived and died during that time, this is the book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Patty Bee
Scholarly approach to the Dust Bowl in the 30's. I was expecting more personal stories, but to understand the big picture, you have to wade through the underlying cause, which, as... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Rice Farmer
Well written, with historical data, anecdotes and a little science that wont scare the novice away. 4 more words requiredPublished on November 16, 2013 by Gregory Behl