The first comprehensive atlas of the state published in over 20 years, the Atlas of Kentucky brings together a wealth of information on the geography, industry, economy, development, and people of the Commonwealth. Includes over 600 maps and 200 color illustrations. Richard Ulack, professor and former chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky and former State Geographer, is author of Atlas of Southeast Asia and co-editor of Lexington and Kentucky's Inner Bluegrass Region. Kentucky State Geographer Karl Raitz, professor and current chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky, is the editor of The National Road and co-author of Appalachia: A Gegional Geography. Gyula Pauer, former director of the Center for Cartography and Geographic Information at the University of Kentucky, has served as cartographer for numerous publications, including Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the U.S. Congress and The Himalayan Kingdoms.
"Most readers will find items in this handsome volume: weather and climate, the prehistoric era, wildlife, population changes, basketball, education, foreign investment, tourism, wagering, political trends, health care -- the list goes on and on. ~Bowling Green Daily News" -- Bowling Green Daily News
"Everything you ever wanted or needed to know about the Bluegrass state can be found in one place - the new Atlas of Kentucky." -- Southern Living
"[A] handsome volume with beautiful maps, photographs, and illustrations.... [T]he Atlas of Kentucky offers useful information to the library researcher or the coffee table browser" -- Bob Edwards, Lexington Herald-Leader
"There is information on Kentucky in this beautifully bound 316 page treasure you just won't find anywhere else. This book is a must for the home of every Kentuckian." -- Manchester Enterprise