No Empires, No Dust Bowls

Ecological Disasters and the Lessons of History

  • Hannah Holleman
Keywords: Agriculture, Ecology, History

Abstract

When scientists describe the increase of Dust Bowl-like conditions under climate change, they signal a particular kind of violent ecological and social change. But equally violent are the social forces, historical developments, policies, and practices that produce such massive socioecological crises in the first place.

Published
2018-07-01
Section
Articles