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How the states got their shapes too

Author: Mark Stein; Smithsonian Books.; HarperCollins Publishers.
Publisher: New York : Smithsonian Books : Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a light, accessible style--and packed with fun oddities and trivia--this entertaining guide deciphers the mysteries of the American map state by state. 180 b&w maps.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Stein; Smithsonian Books.; HarperCollins Publishers.
ISBN: 9780061431388 0061431389
OCLC Number: 958192472
Description: XV, [1], 332 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Mark Stein.

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"A fascinating and wonderfully entertaining account of an often-overlooked oddity of America's history: how the jigsaw-puzzle layout of the United States emerged. I never thought a book on geography Read more...

 
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