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Synopsis: Conceived as an "experiment in liberty," today's United States strives to extend its heritage to include all of its multi-ethnic population. Amidst dynamic geography embracing vast plains, tropical jungles and frozen glaciers America has emerged.
"The book details the country's climate, geography, agriculture, industry, daily life in both rural and urban areas, and arts and culture. The book features maps, black-and-white photographs, and special boxes...The book's final pages offer a set of facts-at-a-glance, a detailed chronology, an annotated bibliography including works for both children and adults, an annotated list of works consulted (including web sites), and an index."
-- Multi-Cultural Review (March 2001) (MultiCultural Review 20010301)
"Libraries seeking solid, lasting references for their geography section will want to include...these additions... the Modern Nations of the World series provides important overviews and information on the history and politics of the countries with black-and-white photos peppering the accounts."
-- Children's Bookwatch (January 2000) (Children's Bookwatch 20000101)
Title: Modern Nations of the World - The United ...
Publisher: Lucent Books
Publication Date: 1999
Book Condition: Acceptable
Book Description Lucent Books. Hardcover. Condition: New. Copyright 2000 - Hardback is in excellent condition. Free tracking with domestic orders. MD SKU-6920759. Seller Inventory # SKU-6920759
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