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The North Carolina atlas : portrait for a new century

Author: Douglas Milton Orr; Alfred W Stuart
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With text and more than 300 maps, photographs, and charts, this ... book explores the Tarheel State's environment, history, population, and economy."--Carolinian.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Milton Orr; Alfred W Stuart
ISBN: 0807825077 9780807825075
OCLC Number: 43894925
Description: xii, 461 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: 2. Natural Environment 9 --
Land Regions and Geology / Andy R. Bobyarchick, John A. Diemer 10 --
Weather and Climate / Peter J. Robinson 21 --
Vegetation / Arthur W. Cooper 30 --
Soils / Donald Steila 39 --
3. History / David R. Goldfield 47 --
4. Population / Sallie M. Ives, Alfred W. Stuart 77 --
5. Urbanization / Gerald L. Ingalls 103 --
6. Economy / Harrison S. Campbell Jr. 123 --
7. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Mining 149 --
Agriculture / Tom Ross, Robert Reiman 150 --
Forest Resources / Tom Ross, Robert Reiman 160 --
Fishing Industry / Tom Ross, Robert Reiman 165 --
Mining Industries / John F. Bender 168 --
Outlook / Tom Ross, Robert Reiman 173 --
8. Manufacturing / Alfred W. Stuart 177 --
9. Transportation and Utilities / David T. Hartgen, Wayne A. Walcott 199 --
10. Trade, Finance, and Tourism 223 --
Retail Trade / J. Dennis Lord 224 --
Wholesale Trade / J. Dennis Lord 230 --
Banking / J. Dennis Lord 232 --
Newspapers, Television, and Telephone Service / Alfred W. Stuart 238 --
Tourism and Travel / Larry D. Gustke 240 --
11. Government and Politics / Schley R. Lyons 245 --
12. Air Quality / Walter E. Martin 283 --
13. Water Resources / Randall D. Forsythe 303 --
14. Crime / Richard C. Lumb 327 --
15. Public Education / Rex Clay, H. William Heller 339 --
16. Higher Education / Roy Carroll 355 --
17. Health and Health Care / Gerald R. Pyle 379 --
18. Cultural Arts and Historic Preservation / Jack Claiborne 393 --
19. Outdoor Recreation / Woodward S. Bousquet 409 --
20. Retrospect and Prospect / Douglas M. Orr Jr., Alfred W. Stuart 435.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas M. Orr, Jr., & Alfred W. Stuart ; foreword by James B. Hunt, Jr.

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Using texts, maps, charts amd photographs, this work presents an in-depth look at North Carolina, from its physical environment, to its history, population, economy and social situation as it moves  Read more...

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An absolutely essential reference work for the new millennium.George E. Stuart, former Vice President for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society

 
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