A New Jersey Anthology by Maxine Lurie (ed.)

By Maxine Lurie (ed.)

A brand new Jersey vintage involves existence once again, and it is larger than ever . . . "This very good selection of essays covers the sweep of latest Jersey background from the colonial, proprietary period to the hot politics of Mount Laurel. It brings jointly many of the best writing at the kingdom, and increases questions appropriate to significant issues in American historical past extra normally. Maxine N. Lurie has supplied an outstanding 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, heritage division, Rutgers college compliment for the past version . . . "An totally tremendous assortment in each point, this covers all the chronological and topical bases with amazing comprehensiveness. Contributions aren't in basic terms applicable to the aim of the booklet; they've got the extra benefit of being very major items of scholarship on their lonesome, not just within the heritage of recent Jersey yet in American background ordinarily. . . . Lurie's illuminating headnotes for every article, which come with not just wise interpretive insights but additionally bibliographical references, set this ebook considerably apart." -Douglas Greenberg, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers college MAXINE N. LURIE is a professor of heritage at Seton corridor college. She is the writer of a few articles and e-book chapters on early American and New Jersey background, the editor of the 1st variation of this anthology, and the coeditor of the Encyclopedia of recent Jersey and Mapping New Jersey (all Rutgers college Press).

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Fleming, New Jersey, 114. 44. Joel Schwartz, “The Education Machine: The Struggle for Public School Systems in New Jersey Before the Civil War,” in Jacksonian America, ed. Paul A. , 1979), 102–119; Nelson R. , 1942). Introduction / 31 45. Simeon R Moss, “The Persistence of Slavery and Involuntary Servitude in a Free State (1685–1866),” Journal of Negro History 35 (1950): 289–314; Giles R. , 1989); Larry A. , 1997). 46. Alan A. , 1984); Charles M. Knapp, New Jersey Politics during the Period of Civil War (New York, 1924); William C.

Jersey City particularly benefited 22 / Maxine N. Lurie from this largesse as the Democratic Party funneled projects for the state through Frank Hague in return for the votes his political machine turned out for Roosevelt. 69 Another project in New Jersey was designed both to create work and serve as a model community. The New Deal created greenbelt cities across the nation to combine employment, the amenities of urban living, and the restful qualities of a rural landscape. , Cincinnati, Ohio, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; one, originally called Jersey Homesteads, was placed in South Jersey.

Raichle, “Richard J. Hughes, Frederick M. Raubinger, and the Struggle for New Jersey Public Higher Education,” NJH 114 (1996): 19–47. 83. , 2007). 84. Alvin S. , 2006), 405–442; Gail Sheehy, Middletown, America: One Town’s Passage from Trauma to Hope (New York, 2003); Kristen Breitweiser, Wake-Up Call, The Political Education of a 9/11 Widow (New York, 2006). 85. Pomper, The Political State of New Jersey; Jeffrey M. Stonecash and Mary P. , 2003); Barbara G. Salmore and Stephen A. Salmore, New Jersey Politics and Government: The Suburbs Come of Age, 3rd ed.

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