Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Harvest of Grief: Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78” as Want to Read:
Harvest of Grief: Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

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

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
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.
Paperback, 157 pages
Published November 20th 2003 by Minnesota Historical Society Press (first published August 1984)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Harvest of Grief, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Harvest of Grief

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-11)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Emily
Jun 19, 2013 Emily rated it it was amazing
It's an interesting read and I blogged about it: http://surfeitofbooks.blogspot.com/20...
Paul
Paul rated it liked it
Apr 13, 2013
Jean
Jean rated it liked it
Oct 11, 2011
Heidi
Heidi rated it it was ok
Apr 15, 2015
Mary Chambers
Mary Chambers marked it as to-read
Sep 25, 2011
Bonsai
Bonsai added it
Dec 13, 2011
Hope
Hope marked it as to-read
Sep 28, 2015
Keith
Keith marked it as to-read
May 17, 2016
Scott
Scott marked it as to-read
May 17, 2016
Megan
Megan marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book