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16910
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Tobacco has captured the public's attention as concerns about public health, regulation of sales and advertising, and changes in farm legislation raise questions about the future of tobacco production in the US. These questions are of particular relevance to North Carolina where tobacco has historically played a significant role in the state's economy. This article explores the changing economy and geography of tobacco in eastern North Carolina over the past thirty years.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 6 Issue , Summer 1998, p22-33, bibl, f
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16911
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One of the most visible, and sometimes controversial, features of the global economy has been the remarkable pace with which foreign-owned firms have invested in the United States. North Carolina has witnessed dramatic growth in foreign direct investment over the last twenty years.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 6 Issue , Summer 1998, p37-49, bibl, f
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16909
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Using archival records and landscape interpretation, Downer explores the meanings embodied in the spectacular form of Blue Ridge Parkway, and the rise of the automobile tourist.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 6 Issue , Summer 1998, p8-21, map, bibl, f
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16912
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Mulcahy provides an overview of the demographic data available for North Carolina, looking at population density in particular.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 6 Issue , Summer 1998, p66-68, map, bibl