By Maxine Lurie (ed.)
A brand new Jersey vintage involves lifestyles once again, and it really is higher than ever . . . "This very good number of essays covers the sweep of recent Jersey background from the colonial, proprietary period to the hot politics of Mount Laurel. It brings jointly the various most interesting writing at the country, and increases questions appropriate to significant topics in American historical past extra quite often. 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 analyzing at the topic." -Paul G. E. Clemens, background division, Rutgers college compliment for the earlier variation . . . "An completely extraordinary assortment in each element, this covers all the chronological and topical bases with extraordinary comprehensiveness. Contributions will not be basically acceptable to the aim of the e-book; they've got the extra advantage of being very major items of scholarship on their lonesome, not just within the background of recent Jersey yet in American historical past mostly. . . . Lurie's illuminating headnotes for every article, which come with not just clever interpretive insights but in addition bibliographical references, set this publication considerably apart." -Douglas Greenberg, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers collage MAXINE N. LURIE is a professor of historical past at Seton corridor collage. She is the writer of a few articles and ebook chapters on early American and New Jersey heritage, the editor of the 1st variation of this anthology, and the coeditor of the Encyclopedia of latest Jersey and Mapping New Jersey (all Rutgers college Press).
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Herman Belz, “The North American Phalanx: Experiment in Socialism,” Proc. NJHS 81 (1963): 215–247; George Kirchmann, “Why Did They Stay? Communal Life at the North American Phalanx,” in Planned and Utopian Experiments: Four New Jersey Towns, ed. Paul A. , 1980), 10–27; Jayme A. Sokolow, “Culture and Utopia: The Raritan Bay Union,” NJH 94 (1976): 89–100; George Kirchmann, “Unsettled Utopias: The North American Phalanx and the Raritan Bay Union,” NJH 97 (1979): 25–36; Maud H. Greene, “Raritan Bay Union, Eagleswood, New Jersey,” Proc.
Most ﬂocked to the cities, where work was most plentiful. The size of this immigration and a sense of its impact can be gleaned from statistics in the 1910 census. Twenty-seven percent of the state’s population was foreign-born, slightly lower than in New York but higher than in Pennsylvania. In Paterson, the foreignborn made up 36 percent of the population; in Passaic, they were 52 percent. The foreign-born constituted 16 percent of the population in the United States as a whole at the time. New Jersey was unusually diverse before the Civil War, but by the early twentieth century its heterogeneity had entered another dimension.
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. , 1996); Art Weissman, Christine Todd Whitman: The Politics of Character (New York, 1996). 86. “New Jersey Looking for a New State Slogan,” USA Today, May 8, 2006.
A New Jersey Anthology by Maxine Lurie (ed.)