Dust Bowl (eBook, PDF) - Bailey, Janette-Susan
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Produktbeschreibung
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan US
  • Erscheinungstermin: 4. Oktober 2016
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9781137589071
  • Artikelnr.: 46898186
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Inhaltsangabe

.Chapter One: Ideas: American exceptionalism, social realism, women, deserts, documentary, soil and civilization.-

.Chapter Two: Three Dust Bowl narratives: farmer attitudes, human erosion, women and natural diaster.-

.Chapter Three: Battlefield of the South-West Pacific: soil erosion, enemies, graziers and traitors in Australian 'dust bowl' imagery.-

.-Chapter Four: The Australian constitution and state politics: creeping deserts and human extinction in 'Dust bowl' warnings of impending doom.-

.-Chapter Five: Dust Storms and "the despair of the housewife": war-time wind erosion as 'natural diaster'.-

.Chapter Six: "Battle of the rivers," battle of the stories: 'Dust bowls', dams, TVAs and a Snowy Mountains Scheme.-

.-Conclusion: "Just a 'Bloody Duststorm'?".