Finding North Jersey: Place, Passage, Experience by James W. Marcum, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Finding North Jersey: Place, Passage, Experience

Finding North Jersey: Place, Passage, Experience

by James W. Marcum
     
 

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Northern New Jersey is one of the most densely populated places in the nation, but it is constantly defined by its relationship to New York City. In this insightful study, longtime North Jersey resident James Marcum asks why, looking well past the false stereotypes to a distinct regional culture and fascinating history. How did North Jersey become what it is today,

Overview

Northern New Jersey is one of the most densely populated places in the nation, but it is constantly defined by its relationship to New York City. In this insightful study, longtime North Jersey resident James Marcum asks why, looking well past the false stereotypes to a distinct regional culture and fascinating history. How did North Jersey become what it is today, and even more fundamentally, can we define its boundaries? Is it essentially suburban? What characterizes the region and its people? Join Marcum as he explores these and other issues to come to a better understanding of one of the most intriguing and diverse corners of the Garden State.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015804317
Publisher:
The History Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/27/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

James W. Marcum is a professor and director of the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at Queens College, City University of New York. A Texas native, he graduated with a PhD in history from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He has served as a library director for four different colleges and universities from Texas to New York, including the College of Staten Island CUNY and Fairleigh Dickinson University in North Jersey. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and one book.

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