NOW IN PAPERBACK! This definitive family reference—revised to reflect the latest census data—is perfect for students, travelers, and anyone fascinated with the essentials of our nation. This extraordinary reference brings together large-scale maps of all 50 states, almanac-style summaries of up-to-date facts about each state, concise portraits of each state’s history and development, descriptions of noteworthy sites and scenic wonders, and glorious full-color photographs.
,br> The ATLAS OF AMERICA also presents a concise but comprehensive overview of the country. Includes engaging essays chronicling the history of America from pre-Columbian times to the present; highlights of significant political, economic, and social changes; a section on wildlife that discusses the astonishing variety of native flora and fauna; profiles of notable men and women and their contributions in fields from politics to literature; and a gazetteer of 35,000 place names plus a detailed subject index. Here is a complete resource, an accessible compendium of facts and figures, and a colorful celebration of America.
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