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Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States (Hardcover)

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Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, 8th Edition, presents easy-to-understand information on all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and all U.S. dependencies in 2 volumes. State articles are organized into the following 50 standardized rubrics that allow for easy comparisons across states: Location, size, and extent; Topography; Climate; Flora and Fauna; Environmental protection; Population; Ethnic Groups; Languages; Religions; Transportation; History; State government; Political parties; Local government; State services; Judicial system; Armed forces; Migration; Intergovernmental cooperation; Economy; Income; Labor; Agriculture; Animal husbandry; Fishing; Forestry; Mining; Energy and power; Industry; Commerce; Consumer protection; Banking; Insurance; Securities; Public finance; Taxation; Economic policy; Health; Social Welfare; Housing; Education; Arts; Libraries and museums; Communications; Press; Organizations; Tourism, travel, and recreation; Sports; Famous persons; and Bibliography. Each state entry also contains a detailed map, flag, seal, and statistical tables.Features and Benefits•A new appendix feature of a dozen collective state data tables allows easy comparative analysis of important statistical demographic data.• More than 320 tables, charts and graphs provide statistical information in a way that's easy for the reader to grasp.• Each entry is organized into 50 standardized rubrics, facilitating quick comparison across entries and making information easy to find.• Each entry includes a state flag, seal, and map, along with a fact box that lists key information about that state (such as the state motto, song, holidays, state bird, flower, tree, etc.
Number of Pages: 21110
Genre: Reference, History
Sub-Genre: United States / State + Local / General, Encyclopedias
Series Title: Worldmark Encyclopedia Of the States
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
Age Range: Teen
Language: English
Street Date: February 26, 2016
TCIN: 50804325
UPC: 9781414433967
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-4586
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