This book brings together a wealth of information about Missouri's resources and people, tracing the theme of persistence versus change in the relationship between man and the land. It examines Missouri's natural setting and its economy, political geography, and largest urban centers.
1. Geology and Physiography 2. Climate, Vegetation, and Soils 3. Boundaries and Land Surveys 4. Settlement 5. Population: Character and Distribution 6. Minerals And Mining 7. Agriculture: Development and Geography 8. The Lumber Industry 9. Transportation 10. An Economic Overview 11. Political and Social Geography 12. Metropolitan Centers 13. The Geographic Regions