Harvest of Grief: Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78

Harvest of Grief

Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78

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ISBN10: 0873511719 ISBN13: 9780873511711 Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Pr Published: Aug 1 1984 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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Atkins eloquently portrays the extreme hardships of Minnesota farmers during the grasshopper plagues of the 1870s. She examines local, state, and national relief efforts, which she reviews in the context of 19th-century social welfare philosophy.

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