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Encyclopedia of North Carolina

"The volume includes more than 2,000 entries, presented alphabetically, consisting of longer essays on major subjects, briefer entries, and short summaries and definitions. Most entries include suggestions for further reading. Centered on history and the humanities, topics covered include agriculture; arts and architecture; business and industry; the Civil War; culture and customs; education; geography; geology, mining, and archaeology; government, politics, and law; media; medicine, science, and technology; military history; the natural environment; organizations, clubs, and foundations; people, languages, and immigration; places and historic preservation; precolonial and colonial history; recreation and tourism; religion; and transportation
Print Book, English, ©2006
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, ©2006
xiv, 1314 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
9780807830710, 0807830712
"Published in association with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library."