Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, 7th 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.
"A one-stop source for pupils in elementary school, middle school, and high school seeking information about the states of the United States. Whether pupils are looking for information about the general society in a state, census data, information on state politics, or the history of a state, this volume has it all. A must-have for all K-12 schools, and for college, university, and public libraries."
-- The Social Studies Educator (http://edla.aum.edu) (March 2000)
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