American Exodus by James Noble Gregory

American Exodus
  • Author : James Noble Gregory
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 0195071360

Fifty years ago, John Steinbeck's now classic novel, The Grapes of Wrath, captured the epic story of an Oklahoma farm family driven west to California by dust storms, drought, and economic hardship. It was a story that generations of Americans have also come to know through Dorothea Lange's unforgettable photos of migrant families struggling to make a living in Depression-torn California. Now in James N. Gregory's pathbreaking American Exodus, there is at last an historical study that moves beyond the fiction and the photographs to uncover the full meaning of these events. American Exodus takes us back to the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and the war boom influx of the 1940s to explore the experiences of the more than one million Oklahomans, Arkansans, Texans, and Missourians who sought opportunities in California. Gregory reaches into the migrants' lives to reveal not only their economic trials but also their impact on California's culture and society. He traces the development of an "Okie subculture" that over the years has grown into an essential element in California's cultural landscape. The consequences, however, reach far beyond California. The Dust Bowl migration was part of a larger heartland diaspora that has sent millions of Southerners and rural Midwesterners to the nation's northern and western industrial perimeter. American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population shift. In this rich account of the experiences and impact of these migrant heartlanders, Gregory fills an important gap in recent American social history.

The Evolution of New York City s Multiculturalism Melting Pot Or Salad Bowl by Eva Kolb

The Evolution Of New York City S Multiculturalism  Melting Pot Or Salad Bowl
  • Author : Eva Kolb
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Categories : Cultural pluralism
  • ISBN : 9783837093032

This book deals with the formation of New York City's multicultural character. It draws a sketch of the metropolis' first big immigration waves and describes the development of immigrants who entered the New World as foreigners and strangers and soon became one of the most essential parts of the city's very character. A main focus is laid upon the ambiguity of the immigrants' identity which is captured between assimilation and separation, and one of the most important questions the book deals with is whether the city can be seen as one of the world's greatest melting pots or just as a huge salad bowl inhabiting all kinds of different cultures. The book approaches this topic from an historical and a fictional point of view and concentrates on personal experiences of the immigrants as well as on the cultural impact immigration had on the megalopolis New York.

The Flowing Bowl by William Schmidt

The Flowing Bowl
  • Author : William Schmidt
  • Publisher : Applewood Books
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781429011839

First published in 1892, ""The Flowiing Bowl"" by ""Only WIlliam"" (a.k.a. A. William Schmidt) is a collection of classic cocktail recipes. ""Only William"" provides the amateur and professional mixologist with recipes for mixed drinks and punches, as well as advice and history on beers, wines and other non-alcoholic beverages. He includes some sample menus detailing beverage matches for each course.

Bowl of Heaven by Gregory Benford

Bowl Of Heaven
  • Author : Gregory Benford
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-10-16
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781429988223

In Bowl of Heaven, the first collaboration by science fiction masters Larry Niven (Ringworld) and Gregory Benford (Timescape), the limits of wonder are redrawn once again as a human expedition to another star system is jeopardized by an encounter with an astonishingly immense artifact in interstellar space: a bowl-shaped structure half-englobing a star, with a habitable area equivalent to many millions of Earths...and it's on a direct path heading for the same system as the human ship. A landing party is sent to investigate the Bowl, but when the explorers are separated—one group captured by the gigantic structure's alien inhabitants, the other pursued across its strange and dangerous landscape—the mystery of the Bowl's origins and purpose propel the human voyagers toward discoveries that will transform their understanding of their place in the universe. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

What Is the Super Bowl by Dina Anastasio

What Is The Super Bowl
  • Author : Dina Anastasio
  • Publisher : Grosset & Dunlap
  • Release Date : 2015-10
  • Categories : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • ISBN : 9780448486956

Introduces facts about the Super Bowl, including the history of the game, famous players throughout its history, and the spectacle of the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

The Princess with the Magic Bowl by Reiko Odate Matsumoto

The Princess With The Magic Bowl
  • Author : Reiko Odate Matsumoto
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2008-10
  • Categories : Fairy tales
  • ISBN : 9781438912257

The Princess with the Magic Bowl is an old folk/fairy tale retold from the Japanese. The Princess, daughter of a Samurai, or Japanese warlord, faced many hardships while growing up. Her mother died when the Princess was 13 years old, and before dying, she placed a wooden bowl upon the little girl s head. The bowl would not come off. Many were afraid of her, even her father.She was teased and taunted by all the neighborhood children. Lonely and sad, she left her father s house. After many adventures, the Princess finally found friendship and love.

The story of the Cordwainers Mazer Bowl by Revd. David J Hobman

The Story Of The  Cordwainers  Mazer Bowl
  • Author : Revd. David J Hobman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 9780244414542

The Dust Bowl by David Booth

The Dust Bowl
  • Author : David Booth
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 1550742957

Conditions are dry on Matthew's grandfather's farm, and when Matthew asks if the farm will have to be sold, his grandfather tells him the story of how their family stayed through the Big Dry, also known as the Dust Bowl.

Super Facts of the Super Bowl by John Massaro

Super Facts Of The Super Bowl
  • Author : John Massaro
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2008-12
  • Categories : Education
  • ISBN : 9781425980368

This is "a guide to both Super Bowl history and Super Bowl trivia. It provides both historical and trivial facts about the games themselves, the teams, the head coaches, and points and scoring in a format that is both easy and fun to read."--Page 4 of cover.

Singing Bowl Exercises for Health and Personal Harmony by Anneke Huyser

Singing Bowl Exercises For Health And Personal Harmony
  • Author : Anneke Huyser
  • Publisher : Binkey Kok
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Categories : Philosophy
  • ISBN : 9074597394

Discusses the most important, practical aspects of the transforming energies of singing bowls, including: the power of sound; the symbolism of singing bowls, the metals from which they are made and their connection to the seven holy planets; planet tones and color correspondences, and the effect of singing bowls on the chakras. Includes exercises that encourage you to experience and experiment with the energizing vibrations of singing bowls. Photographs. Bibliography. Discography.

The Dust Bowl by Sue Vander Hook

The Dust Bowl
  • Author : Sue Vander Hook
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Categories : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • ISBN : 1604535121

An introduction to the causes, events, and consequences of the extreme drought and dust storms that affected the Great Plains during the 1930s.

Bowl of Saki by Hazrat Inayat Khan

Bowl Of Saki
  • Author : Hazrat Inayat Khan
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Categories : Sufism
  • ISBN : 8120812301

This is a daily guide. This booklet contains wisdom and enlightenment for daily use. Open it and read the inspired words by Hazrat Inayat Khan. Moreover one may use it as a reminder of the birthdays of one's relatives and friends. Request them to sign the book on the date of their birth, and it will be as a treasure house of your dear ones.

Dust Bowl by Donald Worster

Dust Bowl
  • Author : Donald Worster
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-09-16
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 0195174887

Personal recollections recreate experiences of two Dust Bowl communities.

A Bowl of Cherries by Jules Legal

A Bowl Of Cherries
  • Author : Jules Legal
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release Date : 2020-04-17
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781525552304

A Bowl of Cherries is a vivid, personal account of Canada’s early-twentieth-century history, spanning from the late 1800s, when Jules Legal’s grandparents built a homestead in the harsh scrublands of Southeastern Manitoba, to the author’s own upbringing during the Great Depression, the war years, and beyond. Set against the backdrop of an industrializing, modernizing nation, Jules shares his family’s story, describing with striking detail and emotional resonance the challenges his parents face as they struggle to raise their family through times of economic upheaval. The bulk of the anecdotes take place between 1937 and 1953, as Jules follows the ever-winding—often hazardous—river of life. From the suburbs of St. Catharines to the backwaters of rural Manitoba, Jules describes the joys of boyhood friendships, and how easily best buddies can lead each other astray. He is also exposed to the religious politics of the time, when the segregation between Catholics and Protestants in the school system leads to dramatic conflicts. Jules navigates his way through the challenges of puberty and ongoing relocations, as his family moves yet again in order to stay afloat in a still-struggling economy. While Jules strives to make his mark wherever his parents take him, he forever maintains his curiosity and enthusiasm for life. Throughout it all, Jules is constantly reminded—by his family, by himself, and by the titular song—that life is just “a bowl of cherries”: an experience to be embraced, not taken too seriously, and most importantly, to be enjoyed.

Turn a Bowl with Ernie Conover by Ernie Conover

Turn A Bowl With Ernie Conover
  • Author : Ernie Conover
  • Publisher : Taunton Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Categories : Crafts & Hobbies
  • ISBN : 156158293X

Provides step-by-step instructions on creating a bowl, and includes information on finding wood, preparing bowl blanks, and using the correct tools.

The Thanksgiving Bowl by Kroll, Virginia

The Thanksgiving Bowl
  • Author : Kroll, Virginia
  • Publisher : Pelican Publishing
  • Release Date :
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 1455612952

Each member of a family writes an anonymous "I'm thankful for" note and places it in the Thanksgiving bowl, but after the family guesses who wrote each note, the bowl is accidentally left outside, where it rolls off on a year-long series of adventures.

The Dust Bowl by Ann Heinrichs

The Dust Bowl
  • Author : Ann Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2005-01-31
  • Categories : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • ISBN : 075651083X

Describes why the southern part of the Great Plains became known as the Dust Bowl during the 1930s, and how people coped with the conditions.

500 Bowls by Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott

500 Bowls
  • Author : Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
  • Publisher : Lark Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Categories : Crafts & Hobbies
  • ISBN : 1579903622

Showcasing techniques from around the world and through the centuries, presents photographs of variations on the functional bowl from such artists as Stephen F. Fabrico, Ruchika Madan, and Kate Maury.

Nuggets in the Devil s Punch Bowl by Andrew Robertson

Nuggets In The Devil S Punch Bowl
  • Author : Andrew Robertson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1894
  • Categories : Adventure stories, Australian
  • ISBN : IND:39000000711106

Ben s Chili Bowl by Tracey Gold Bennett

Ben S Chili Bowl
  • Author : Tracey Gold Bennett
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 0738554243

From the days when U Street was hailed as "Black Broadway" to the current revitalization and gentrification of the new millennium, Ben's Chili Bowl survived it all. On August 22, 1958, West Indian immigrant Mahaboob Ben Ali and his fiancAA(c)e, Virginia Rollins, saw their dream realized as they opened a hot dog and chili shop on U Street. They never imagined that Ben's would become world renowned or such a beloved restaurant in the nation's capital. Today visitors to U Street will find a diverse and eclectic mix of residents, music venues, trendy shops, and, of course, "the Bowl." The images in this book provide a look back over the 50-year history of Ben's Chili Bowl, U Street, the Ali family, and the patrons who have helped define Ben's as a vibrant cultural landmark.