Geography of the Carolinas

ISBN-10: 1933251433

ISBN-13: 9781933251431

Edition: 2007

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Vibrant high-tech centers, shifting barrier islands, okra festivals, Yankee and Latino immigrants, Blue Ridge vistas, world-class universities and empty textile mills-this is the Carolinas. A region of striking natural beauty, rich history, and a rapidly changing economic base, the Carolinas are "Old South" and "New South," intimately local and inextricably global. In A Geography of the Carolinas, eleven noted geographers explore the region's historical, cultural and physical landscapes. Bringing the perspective of the science of geography and a wealth of experience and knowledge, the contributors reveal the patterns, processes, and connections at work in these two great states. Each chapter is an exploration of this diverse terrain of places and peoples, and a fascinating journey for those who wish to understand the past, present, and future of the Carolinas. Book jacket.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Parkway Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

List of Figures, Photos, Tables & Appendicesp. iv
Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Changing Landforms and Riversp. 13
Climate, Vegetation and Soilsp. 35
Settlement Geography of the Carolinas Before 1900p. 53
The Evolving Urban and Economic Structure since 1900p. 95
Agriculture and Forestryp. 141
The Population of the Carolinasp. 161
Tourism and Recreation in the Carolinasp. 187
Higher Education in the Carolinasp. 215
Planning for the Futurep. 241
Indexp. 251
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