The Research Triangle

Over the past three decades, the economy of North Carolina's Research Triangle has been transformed from one dependent on agriculture and textiles to one driven by technology, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. This book describes the history, current challenges, and future prospects of this fascinating metropolitan area.

The Research Triangle
From Tobacco Road to Global Prominence

William M. Rohe

2011 | 312 pages | Cloth $45.00 | Paper $24.95
Social Science | General | Geography
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Table of Contents


1 Early History
2 The Birth of the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area
3 Population Growth and Its Impact
4 The Evolving Research Triangle Economy
5 Urban Development and Planning
6 Where Are We Headed?