A New Jersey Anthology / Edition 2

A New Jersey Anthology / Edition 2

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by Maxine N. Lurie
     
 


This anthology contains seventeen essays covering eighteenth-century agrarian unrest, the Revolutionary War, politics in the Jackson era, feminism and the women's movements, slavery from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, strikes and labor struggles, land use and regional planning issues, Blacks in Newark, the current political state of New Jersey, and… See more details below

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This anthology contains seventeen essays covering eighteenth-century agrarian unrest, the Revolutionary War, politics in the Jackson era, feminism and the women's movements, slavery from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, strikes and labor struggles, land use and regional planning issues, Blacks in Newark, the current political state of New Jersey, and more. The contributors are Michal R. Belknap, Patricia U. Bonomi, Lyle W. Dorsett, John P. Dwyer, Jim Fisher, Charles E. Funnell, Steve Golin, Bradley M. Gottfried, Paul E. Johnson, David L. Kirp, Mark Edward Lender, Maxine N. Lurie, Richard P. McCormick, Mary R. Murrin, Larry A. Rosenthal, Amy Shapiro, Warren E. Stickle III, Lorraine E. Williams, Giles R. Wright

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813547442
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Series:
Rivergate
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1New Jersey: The Unique Proprietary37
2Origins and Patterns of Agrarian Unrest in New Jersey, 1735 to 175461
3Declarations of Dependence: War and Inequality in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1776-181595
4New Jersey and the Two Constitutions121
5Party Formation in New Jersey in the Jackson Era145
6Feminism, Utopianism, and Domesticity: The Career of Rebecca Buffum Spring, 1811-1911161
7The Persistence of Slavery and Involuntary Servitude in a Free State (1685-1866)187
8The Political Front in Civil War New Jersey209
9Newport of the Nouveaux Bourgeois223
10Mr. Justice Pitney and Progressivism267
11Bimson's Mistake: Or, How the Paterson Police Helped to Spread the 1913 Strike317
12The Applejack Campaign of 1919: "As 'Wet' as the Atlantic Ocean"353
13Women Standing for Women: The Early Political Career of Mary T. Norton371
14Frank Hague, Franklin Roosevelt and the Politics of the New Deal393
15Lessons in Land Use: Radburn and the Regional Planning Association of America411
16The Beleaguered City as Promised Land: Blacks in Newark, 1917-1947433
17The Political State of New Jersey: Conclusion463
Index485

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