eBook Datapedia of the U.S.: American History in Numbers, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1598882589
  • ISBN-13: 9781598882582
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 736 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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Overview

Originally published in print format in 2007.

Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers, is a comprehensive desk reference. The third edition of Datapedia boasts expanded coverage on a wide range of topics, including: health and healthcare; food and nutrition; education and learning; law enforcement, courts, and prisons; arts, entertainment, recreation, and travel; politics and elections; public finance; and national defense. Data series in Datapedia cover the history of the United States from 1790 to 2003 and include select data projections through 2050.

Datapedia provides a complete and convenient profile of the Unites States covering all its vital sectors - including the labor market, social welfare, and national defense.

Each chapter in Datapedia covers a different subject - from agriculture to transportation - and provides east to read statistical tables of national-level data. Narrative highlights help users understand the significance of the historical data series and place the number in context. These highlights give information on data sources; explain the importance of certain sets of data; provide supplemental and state-level information; and where appropriate, are accompanied by maps and charts. In addition, statistical projections allow users to see how statistical patterns and trends are likely to continue and change throughout the next several years.

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"Datapedia is a highly recommended purchase for all medium to large public libraries and for all academic libraries." -- Booklist

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Editorial and Production Staff.
Introduction.
Acknowledgements.
About the Editors.
1: Demographics.
2: Population.
3: Immigration and Migration.
4: Births and Deaths.
5: Marriage, Divorce, and Alternative Living Arrangements.
6: Environment.
7: Land, Water, and Climate.
8: Agriculture.
9: Forestry and Fisheries.
10: Minerals and Natural Resources.
11: Energy.
12: Industry and Services.
13: Labor.
14: Construction and Housing.
15: Manufacturing.
16: Transportation.
17: Communications.
18: Productivity and Technological Development.
19: Distribution and Services.
20: Health, Social Welfare, and Law Enforcement.
21: Health.
22: Food and Nutrition.
23: Social Welfare.
24: Criminal Justice.
25: Education, Society, and Leisure.
26: Education and Learning.
27: Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, and Travel.
28: Economics.
29: National Income and Wealth.
30: Consumer Income and Expenditures.
31: Business Enterprise.
32: Financial Markets and Institutions.
33: Public Finance.
34: International Transactions and Foreign Commerce.
35: Politics and Defense.
36: Politics and Elections.
37: Government: Federal, State, and Local.
38: National Security.
Bibliography.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Editorial and Production Staff.
Introduction.
Acknowledgements.
About the Editors.
1: Demographics.
2: Population.
3: Immigration and Migration.
4: Births and Deaths.
5: Marriage, Divorce, and Alternative Living Arrangements.
6: Environment.
7: Land, Water, and Climate.
8: Agriculture.
9: Forestry and Fisheries.
10: Minerals and Natural Resources.
11: Energy.
12: Industry and Services.
13: Labor.
14: Construction and Housing.
15: Manufacturing.
16: Transportation.
17: Communications.
18: Productivity and Technological Development.
19: Distribution and Services.
20: Health, Social Welfare, and Law Enforcement.
21: Health.
22: Food and Nutrition.
23: Social Welfare.
24: Criminal Justice.
25: Education, Society, and Leisure.
26: Education and Learning.
27: Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, and Travel.
28: Economics.
29: National Income and Wealth.
30: Consumer Income and Expenditures.
31: Business Enterprise.
32: Financial Markets and Institutions.
33: Public Finance.
34: International Transactions and Foreign Commerce.
35: Politics and Defense.
36: Politics and Elections.
37: Government: Federal, State, and Local.
38: National Security.
Bibliography.
Index.