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The Extremes of Virginia: Southwest, Southside and the Eastern Shore : Two Separated and Unequal Commonwealths, Rural, Poor and Largely Unknown

August Wallmeyer
Format
Book
Published
Manakin-Sabot, VA : Dementi Milestone Publishing, Inc., [2016].
Language
English
Variant Title
Southwest, Southside and the Eastern Shore
ISBN
9780996915793, 0996915796
Summary
The Extremes of Virginia addresses the largely ignored regions of Virginia, including the westernmost Appalachia region and the Eastern Shore. It exposes the poverty, education challenges and the lack of economic development.--Publisher.
Contents
  • Why this book?
  • 2/3s premise
  • About the author, my perspective
  • Extremes by the numbers: Southwest, Southside, Eastern Shore
  • Southwest Virgina
  • Southwest Virginia by the numbers
  • Southside Virginia
  • Southside Virginia by the numbers
  • Eastern Shore
  • Eastern Shore by the numbers
  • Illegal drug use
  • Health and healthcare
  • Workforce training: the middle occupations
  • Economic development and GO Virginia
  • Final thoughts and recommendations.
Description
127 pages : Illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Technical Details
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