b'86 THE FIFTY STATES HistoryThe Fifty StatesBEST SELLER! NEW!Fourth EditionEdited by Michael J. ONeal, Ph.DThis edition is an easy recommendation; students from upper middle school through college as well as public library patrons will be very well served by it even for smaller budgets, its a steal.Library JournalThis hefty, accessible volume provides a wealth of information.Library JournalThis book is well organized, provides a great deal of information about individual states in one compendium, and makes an excellent resource for the general audience. ARB ASalem Presss popular The Fifty States is designed to serve the needs of students, researchers, and the general public seeking historical and current statistical information on individual American states. Two sections are new to this edition of The Fifty States. NEW Formation of the State. Although earlier editions touched on the historysurrounding the formation of each state, this edition includes a more detaileddiscussion. FREENEW Response to COVID-19. Also new to this edition is a summary of the statesHISTORYOnline Access NEW!response to the COVID-19 tpandemic, which began in 2020 and is ongoing at the timeFREE of publication.State Stories Past to PresentEach state chapter opens with basic data on population, geography, history, and other facts, complete with the state flag and seal. A brief history of the state emphasizes theevents and forces that have worked to make the state what it is today, and includesa map of the states physical features. Additional historical facts are summarized inTHE FIFTY STATESa Timeline, which is followed by detailed Notes for Further Study. This section is visually punctuated by a number of photographs.Survey SaysThis feature shows how the state ranked in more than 30 interesting and important areasbest for families, job growth, and transportation, for example.County & City DataEvery state chapter also contains a list of its counties, with population and area, along with a list of the states largest cities and towns. Statistical TablesOver 50 statistical tables are included in each state chapter.These tables allow theuser to dive deep into data on Demographics, Vital Statistics, Economy, Land and Water, Health and Medical Care, Housing, Education, Transportation and Travel, Crime and Law Enforcement, Government and Finance, and Politics.Each state chapter has been revised with the latest statistics and survey results available.State by State Comparisons and RankingsThis section includes over 50 state-by-state ranking tables. Readers will be able to findout which state uses the most energy per capita, which state has the highest percentage of residents without health insurance, and so much more.Researchers will uncover a wealth of historical information throughout these pages,to help them develop a deeper understanding of each states shape and character,alongside informative and interesting statistical tables that allow state-by-statecomparison. A truly unique combination of history, facts, and statistics that take the reader on a journey around the country.March 2022 | Two Volumes; 1,300 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-103-5 Library Price: $225eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more informationGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 86 2022-12-28 11:15 AM'