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Encyclopedia of North Carolina

Author: William S Powell; Jay Mazzocchi; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The volume includes more than 2,000 entries, presented alphabetically, consisting of longer essays on major subjects, briefer entries, and short summaries and definitions. Most entries include suggestions for further reading. Centered on history and the humanities, topics covered include agriculture; arts and architecture; business and industry; the Civil War; culture and customs; education; geography; geology,
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of North Carolina.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006
(OCoLC)606101845
Online version:
Encyclopedia of North Carolina.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607870340
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William S Powell; Jay Mazzocchi; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library.
ISBN: 0807830712 9780807830710
OCLC Number: 67727572
Notes: "Published in association with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library."
Description: xiv, 1314 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: William S. Powell, editor ; Jay Mazzocchi, associate editor.
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"The volume includes more than 2,000 entries, presented alphabetically, consisting of longer essays on major subjects, briefer entries, and short summaries and definitions. Most entries include suggestions for further reading. Centered on history and the humanities, topics covered include agriculture; arts and architecture; business and industry; the Civil War; culture and customs; education; geography; geology, mining, and archaeology; government, politics, and law; media; medicine, science, and technology; military history; the natural environment; organizations, clubs, and foundations; people, languages, and immigration; places and historic preservation; precolonial and colonial history; recreation and tourism; religion; and transportation.

An informative compendium, the Encyclopedia of North Carolina is abundantly illustrated with nearly 400 photographs and maps."--BOOK JACKET.

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