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

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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 nineteenth-century social welfare philosophy.

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"A well-written and clearly organized account of the grasshopper plagues in Minnesota and the generally ineffective measures of public relief in response to them....An important contribution to the literature on rural life and on social welfare in America."

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