Maine:The Pine Tree State (World Almanac Library of the States Series)

Maine:The Pine Tree State (World Almanac Library of the States Series)

by Deborah DeFord, Janet Craig
     
 

Northernmost of the lower forty-eight states, Maine is celebrated for its deep forest and rocky shoreline. Years of struggle with the elements on both land and sea have shaped the Maine resident's reputation as a formidable Downeaster, the tough and thrifty Yankee. For centuries a powerhouse in logging, fishing, shipbuilding, and textiles, twenty-first

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Northernmost of the lower forty-eight states, Maine is celebrated for its deep forest and rocky shoreline. Years of struggle with the elements on both land and sea have shaped the Maine resident's reputation as a formidable Downeaster, the tough and thrifty Yankee. For centuries a powerhouse in logging, fishing, shipbuilding, and textiles, twenty-first century Maine looks to careful management of its natural beauty as the cornerstone of a growing service economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780836853223
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Series:
World Almanac Library of the States Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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