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The Vermont encyclopedia

Author: John J Duffy; Samuel B Hand; Ralph H Orth
Publisher: Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Vermont Encyclopedia's thousand-plus entries, the work of 140 contributors, present a completely up-to-date and comprehensive collection of information on the Green Mountain State. Drawn from the most recent research available, its subjects range from prehistoric settlement to events in today's headlines. It includes entries on famous and infamous Vermonters; features of the physical landscape; political,
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vermont encyclopedia.
Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, ©2003
(OCoLC)657901933
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J Duffy; Samuel B Hand; Ralph H Orth
ISBN: 1584650869 9781584650867
OCLC Number: 52251135
Description: xvi, 330 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Vermont, the Green Mountain State --
Vermont facts --
Introduction --
Vermont geography, weather, and natural history / Ralph H. Orth --
Population / Frederick Schmidt --
History / Samuel B. Hand --
Government / Samuel B. Hand --
Protecting the environment / Carl Reidel --
Historic preservation / Elsa Gilbertson --
The economy / Malcolm F. Severance --
The Vermont encyclopedia : A-Z.
Responsibility: editors, John J. Duffy, Samuel B. Hand, & Ralph H. Orth.
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A place of dramatic contrasts, Vermont has a rich and provacative history. The thousand-plus entries in this encyclopedia presents an up-to-date and coprehensive collection of information on the  Read more...

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"As an introduction to Vermont history and politics and agriculture, readers would be advised to pick up The Vermont Encyclopedia, the first such comprehensive reference work in more than 70 years. Read more...

 
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