By Maxine Lurie (ed.)
A brand new Jersey vintage involves existence once again, and it is greater than ever . . . "This very good choice of essays covers the sweep of latest Jersey background from the colonial, proprietary period to the new politics of Mount Laurel. It brings jointly many of the most interesting writing at the kingdom, and increases questions proper to significant subject matters in American background extra often. Maxine N. Lurie has supplied an exceptional introductory essay to contextualize every piece within the assortment, and every essay additionally comes with feedback for additional examining at the topic." -Paul G. E. Clemens, background division, Rutgers collage compliment for the past variation . . . "An totally significant assortment in each point, this covers the entire chronological and topical bases with outstanding comprehensiveness. Contributions aren't purely applicable to the aim of the e-book; they've got the extra advantage of being very major items of scholarship all alone, not just within the background of recent Jersey yet in American historical past quite often. . . . Lurie's illuminating headnotes for every article, which come with not just sensible interpretive insights but in addition bibliographical references, set this booklet considerably apart." -Douglas Greenberg, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers college MAXINE N. LURIE is a professor of background at Seton corridor collage. She is the writer of a few articles and e-book chapters on early American and New Jersey heritage, the editor of the 1st variation of this anthology, and the coeditor of the Encyclopedia of recent Jersey and Mapping New Jersey (all Rutgers collage Press).
Read Online or Download A New Jersey Anthology PDF
Best state & local books
King Cotton in sleek the US locations the as soon as kingly crop in old point of view, exhibiting how "cotton tradition" was once really a part of the bigger tradition of the U.S. regardless of many concerning its cultivation and assets as hopelessly backward. Leaders within the undefined, appearing during the nationwide Cotton Council, prepared a few of the and sometimes conflicting segments to make the commodity a potential a part of the larger American financial system.
The results of impressive meetings held via the heart of the yank West on the collage of Colorado, A Society to compare the surroundings is a various choice of essays at the way forward for the yank West from a number of the region’s so much gifted writers, activists, politicians, attorneys, poets, reporters, environmentalists, and historians.
On the finish of the final century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was once a booming coal-and-steel city choked with hardworking households striving for a section of the nation's burgeoning commercial prosperity. within the mountains above Johnstown, an outdated earth dam have been swiftly rebuilt to create a lake for an particular summer season hotel patronized by way of the tycoons of that very same business prosperity, between them Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and Andrew Mellon.
The belief of the West conjures fascinating photographs of tenacious women and men, large expanses of unclaimed territory, and emotions of either event and lonesome isolation. positioned astride verbal exchange strains linking San Antonio, El Paso, Presidio, and Chihuahua urban, the U.S. Army’s publish at citadel Davis commanded a strategic place at an army, cultural, and financial crossroads of nineteenth-century Texas.
- Making Sense of the Molly Maguires
- Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii
- The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume IV, 1852-1863
- Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century South
- Vanished Arizona: Recollections of the Army Life of a New England Woman
- From the Land of Hibiscus: Koreans in Hawaii, 1903-1950
Additional resources for A New Jersey Anthology
Black, “Provincial Taxation in Colonial New Jersey, 1704–1735,” NJH 95 (1977): 21–47; and John W. , 1949), 425–428, 440–441. 9. Herbert C. , 1986); Herbert C. D. , 2001); Clinton A. , 1972); Clinton A. , 1992); Amy C. Schott, Peoples of the River Valleys: The Odyssey of the Delaware Indians (Philadelphia, 2007). 10. Kraft, The Lenape, 201. 11. Clinton A. Weslager, Dutch Explorers, Traders, and Settlers in the Delaware Valley, 1609–1664 (Philadelphia, 1961); Clinton A. , 1967); Adrian C. , 1991); Carol E.
John T. Cunningham, “Games People Played: Sports in New Jersey History,” NJH 103 (1985): 1–31; Foster Rhea Dulles, America Learns to Play (New York, 1940); Donald J. , 1983). 61. John Brinckmann, The Tuckerton Railroad: A Chronicle of Transport to the New Jersey Shore (privately printed, 1973); Harold F. Wilson, The Story of the Jersey Shore: A Social and Economic History of the Counties of Atlantic, Cape May, Monmouth and Ocean, vols. 1 and 2 (New York, 1953); Charles E. , 1983); Jeffrey M. , 1992).
Ransom E. , 1946); Michael H. Ebner, “Redeﬁning the Success Ethic for Urban Reform Mayors: Fred R. Low of Passaic, 1908–1909,” in Ebner and Tobin, Age of Urban Reform, 86–101; Joseph Lincoln Steffens, Upbuilders (New York, 1909), 3–93; John D. Buenker, “Urban, New-Stock Liberalism and Progressive Reform in New Jersey,” NJH 87 (1969): 79–104; Eugene M. Tobin, “The Progressive as Humanitarian: Jersey City’s Search for Social Justice, 1890–1917,” NJH 93 (1975) 77–98; Eugene M. Tobin, “The Commission Plan in Jersey City, 1911–1917: The Ambiguity of Municipal Reform in the Progressive Era,” in Cities in the Garden State: Essays in the Urban and Suburban History of New Jersey, ed.