Revisited Frontiers: The Bakken, the Plains, Potential Futures, and Real Pasts

dc.contributor.author Braun, Sebastian
dc.contributor.author Braun, Sebastian
dc.contributor.department American Indian Studies
dc.contributor.department Anthropology
dc.date 2018-02-17T15:19:41.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T23:42:12Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T23:42:12Z
dc.date.issued 2016-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>During the Bakken oil boom beginning in 2008, people from all over the United States would once again flock to North Dakota, lured by economic possibilities. In this boom, however, images of monotonous doom have had no place. In the curious historical frame of post-terror insecurities and anger, of rising, if reluctant, acknowledgment that climate change has real consequences, of post-Iraq realizations that it might not be possible to truly control oil abroad, and of living through an economic depression that wiped away jobs (yet left wealth intact), messages about the Bakken have been very clear. The oil boom, while a temporary inconvenience, has helped North Dakota stay out of economic trouble, has brought a population increase, has revitalized the state, and has put the state on the map.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This chapter is from <em>The Bakken Goes Boom: Oil and the Changing Geographies of Western North Dakota</em>, edited by William Caraher and Kyle Conway. Grand Forks, ND: The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota, 2016.</p>
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dc.title Revisited Frontiers: The Bakken, the Plains, Potential Futures, and Real Pasts
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