"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 12 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 17 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 17 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 22 months ago by david hiser
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 on July 13, 2014 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