The North Carolina Atlas: Portrait for a New Century / Edition 1

The North Carolina Atlas: Portrait for a New Century / Edition 1

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by Doug Orr
     
 

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North Carolina Atlas: Portrait for a New Century

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807825075
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/27/2000
Edition description:
1
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,441,037
Product dimensions:
11.36(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.57(d)

Meet the Author

Douglas M. Orr Jr. is president of Warren Wilson College in Asheville. Together with James W. Clay and Alfred W. Stuart, they are the editors of North Carolina Atlas: Portrait of a Changing Southern State, which The University of North Carolina Press published in 1975.

Alfred W. Stuart is professor of geography at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Together with James W. Clay and Douglas M. Orr Jr., they are the editors of North Carolina Atlas: Portrait of a Changing Southern State, which The University of North Carolina Press published in 1975. the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Table of Contents

Foreword by James B. Hunt Jr.
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
2. The Natural Environment

Land Regions and Geology
Andy R. Bobyarchick and John A. Diemer
Weather and Climate
Peter J. Robinson
Vegetation
James W. Clay
Soils
Donald Steila

3. History
David R. Goldfield
4. Population
Sallie M. Ives and Alfred W. Stuart
5. Urbanization
Gerald L. Ingalls
6. The Economy
Harrison S. Campbell
7. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Mining

Agriculture
Tom Ross and Robert Reiman
Forest Resources
Tom Ross and Robert Reiman
The Fishing Industry
Tom Ross and Robert Reiman
Mining Industries
John F. Bender
Outlook
Tom Ross and Robert Reiman

8. Manufacturing
Alfred W. Stuart
9. Transportation and Utilities
David T. Hartgen and Wayne A. Walcott
10. Trade, Finance, and Tourism

Retail Trade
J. Dennis Lord
Wholesale Trade
J. Dennis Lord
Banking
J. Dennis Lord
Newspapers, Television, and Telephone Service
Alfred W. Stuart
Tourism and Travel
Larry D. Gustke

11. Government and Politics
Schley R. Lyons
12. Air Quality
Walter E. Martin
13. Water Resources
Randall D. Forsythe
14. Crime
Richard C. Lumb
15. Public Education
Rex Clay and H. William Heller
16. Higher Education
Roy Carroll
17. Health and Health Care
Gerald R. Pyle
18. Cultural Arts and Historic Preservation
Jack Claiborne
19. Outdoor Resources
Woodward S. Bousquet
20. Retrospect and Prospect
Douglas M. Orr Jr. and Alfred W. Stuart
Contributors
Photograph Credits
Index
AUTHOR BIOS: Douglas M. Orr Jr. is president of Warren Wilson College in Asheville. Alfred W. Stuart is professor of geography at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Together with James W. Clay, they are the editors of North Carolina Atlas: Portrait of a Changing Southern State, which the UNC Press published in 1975.

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