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Bailey, Janette-Susan

Dust Bowl

Bailey, Janette-Susan - Dust Bowl, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The World Is a Dust Bowl
Janette-Susan Bailey

Part 1. New Deal Era Storytelling: A Rich Blend of Ideas that Converged in US Dust Bowl Imagery

2. Ideas: American Exceptionalism, Social Realism, Women, Deserts, Documentary, Soil, and Civilization
Janette-Susan Bailey

3. Three Dust Bowl Narratives: Farmer Attitudes, Human Erosion, Women, and Natural Disaster
Janette-Susan Bailey

Part 2. Soil and the US Dust Bowl: American Imagery Converges with the Australian

4. Battlefields of the South-West Pacific: Australian Soil Erosion, Enemies, Graziers, and Traitors in “Dust Bowl” Imagery
Janette-Susan Bailey

5. The Australian Constitution and State Politics: Creeping Deserts and Human Extinction in “Dust Bowl” Warnings of Impending Doom
Janette-Susan Bailey

6. Dust Storms and “the Despair of the Housewife”: War-Time Wind Erosion as “Natural Disaster”
Janette-Susan Bailey

Part 3. Water and “Dust Bowls”: American Imagery Converges with the Australian

7. “Battle of the Rivers,” Battle of the Stories: Dust Bowls, Dams, TVAs, and a Snowy Mountains Scheme
Janette-Susan Bailey

8. Conclusion: “Just a ‘Bloody Duststorm’?”
Janette-Susan Bailey

Keywords: History, US History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Modern History, Cultural History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History
Page amount
22 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137589071
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-58049-8

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