Home on the Range by James Dickenson

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Examining the last hundred years on the High Plains through the prism of his own hometown, the author records the epic drama of settling and developing the old West and looks at the uncertain future of rural communities. 15,000 first printing.
 

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Published March 13, 1995 by Scribner. 304 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Technology is the central source of rural decline: Farmers became so efficient in their quest for higher productivity that ``the technology that made this progress possible...wreaked a drastic change in the support community and social fabric of the area.'' Mechanization and reliance on chemicals...

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After the Civil War, the author's great-grandparents migrated to western Kansas to become wheat farmers on a lonely, treeless, windswept land with a harsh climate.

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