Cynthia Enloe and Joni Seager, The Real State of America Atlas: Mapping the Myths and Truths of the US.

Packed with fascinating facts and illustrated throughout with clear, easy-to-read, four-color graphics, The Real State of America Atlas draws back the curtain on our complex nation to reveal the myriad realities of the American experience-from our changing demographics to patterns of home ownership to the kinds of food we eat. Cowritten by two esteemed scholars, this comprehensive and enlightening work upends many long-held myths and shows us who we are today. It is the perfect read for anyone who wants to better understand our ever- changing nation.

Cynthia Enloe is research professor at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and has appeared on NPR and written numerous articles on feminism, militarization, and globalization. She is the author of Nimo’s War, Emma’s War: Making Feminist Sense of the Irag War and The Curious Feminist: Searching for Women in a New Age of Empire.

Joni Seager is professor and chair of global studies at Bentley University in Boston and recently served as a consultant to the United Nations on environmental and feminist policy issues. She is the author of The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World and co-author of Putting Women in Place: Feminist Geographers Make Sense of the World.
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ISBN: 9780143119357
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Published: Penguin Books - July 26th, 2011