Louisiana Almanac: 2012 Edition (Louisiana Almanac (Paperback))

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Known for its politics, natural resources, and colorful history, the Pelican State is one of the most interesting states in America. For more than fifty years this almanac has been the authoritative guide to a million facts about Louisiana, and this painstakingly updated nineteenth edition consists of hundreds of useful pages of information for ready reference. The wealth of maps, charts, and graphs make the data and statistics easily accessible as well.

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"A million facts that range from merely interesting to absolutely vital."
-Louisiana Life

"Like having all the answers to what is happening in the State of Louisiana."
-Louisiana Weekly

Known for its politics, its natural resources, and its colorful history, the Pelican State is one of the most interesting in America. Since 1949, this model has been the authoritative guide to a million facts about Louisiana, and this painstakingly updated nineteenth edition consists of more than seven hundred pages of information for ready reference. Highlights include the state's history, census reports, the latest election data, tourist attractions, fairs and festivals, industrial and agricultural data, geological facts, and more. Maps, charts, tables, and graphs make the data and statistical information more accessible. This is a must for every classroom, home, and office.

This latest edition includes:
o election data
o tourist attractions
o broadcast and print media listings
o statewide zip codes
o highlights of the state's history
o population figures and census data
o industrial and agricultural data
o a summary of Louisiana laws

About the Author:

MILBURN CALHOUN (1930-2012) was a physician, publisher, bookseller, and bibliophile. He was also the president and publisher of Pelican Publishing Company.

BERNIE MCGOVERN began his writing career at age sixteen and has since written and produced several network and syndicated specials, He is a resident of Florida.

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