Encyclopedia of Maryland
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Encyclopedia of Maryland

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Published by Somerset Pubs .
Written in English


  • Encyclopedias,
  • History,
  • Maryland,
  • History: American

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Open LibraryOL10177434M
ISBN 10040309822X
ISBN 109780403098224

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Staff will be on-site occasionally to bring book donations inside of the warehouse. Your donation of books is tax-deductible and donation receipts are available upon request. Please email Kim at [email protected] for a digital receipt. You are welcome to mail book donations to: The Maryland Book Bank PO Box Baltimore, MD World Book was founded by Chicago publishers J. H. Hansen and John Bellow, who realized that existing encyclopedias were off-putting to young readers. In , they enlisted the help of Michael Vincent O'Shea, a professor of education at the University of Wisconsin.. The first edition of The World Book Encyclopedia was published (as simply The World Book) in , by the Hanson-Roach-Fowler Publisher: Scott Fetzer Company, a subsidiary . Maryland is a state in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America. It is on the south east of the East Coast. Its capital is Annapolis, and its biggest city is Baltimore. The governor of Maryland is Larry Hogan. He was elected in the election. Hogan was re-elected during the l: Annapolis.