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Title

The Dust Bowl

Author

Geoff Cunfer

Categories

Economic History
Public Economics
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics

Type

Article

Description

The Dust Bowl was a coincidence of drought, severe wind erosion, and economic depression that occurred on the Southern and Central Great Plains during the 1930s. This article discusses rountine dust storms, how the 1930s were different, and the New Deal's response to the dilemma.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=Cunfer.DustBowl

Home URL

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