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The dawn of industrial agriculture in Iowa: anthropology, literature, and history

dc.contributor.authorDurrenberger, E. Paul, author
dc.contributor.authorUniversity Press of Colorado, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractRecounts the capitalist transformation of Iowa's family farms into today's agricultural industry through the lives and writings of Iowa novelist Paul Corey and poet Ruth Lechlitner. This anthropological biography analyzes their writing and correspondence to offer a perspective on an era (1925-1947) that saw financial collapse, rise of the Soviet Union, and rise and defeat of fascism.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsAmerica's Disappeared -- The Prophecy and Its Fulfillment -- From Iowa City to New York City - Living on the Land - Regionalism and Radicalism -- Naturalism as Ethnography -- The Demise of Iowa's Family Farms: A Mural in Seven Panels -- The One or the Many? Writing Style -- Agents and Editors -- A Collective Story -- Paul's War - Ruth's War -- California -- Epilogue.
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dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity Press of Colorado
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dc.rights.accessAccess is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.
dc.subject.lcshCorey, Paul, 1903-1992 -- Correspondence
dc.subject.lcshLechlitner, Ruth, 1901-1989 -- Correspondence
dc.subject.lcshAgriculture -- Iowa -- History
dc.subject.lcshAgricultural industries -- Iowa -- History
dc.subject.lcshFarm management -- Iowa -- History
dc.subject.lcshLand use, Rural -- Iowa -- History
dc.titleThe dawn of industrial agriculture in Iowa: anthropology, literature, and history


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