Greetings from New Jersey is the first book to look back at the postcards that have played a part in New Jerseys travel industry. Helen-Chantal Pike organizes her book by the states six official tourism regionsGateway, Skylands, the Delaware River, the Southern Shore, Greater Atlantic City, and the Shore. Through her section introductions and lengthy captions, she offers a lively history of each region in general and each postcard in particular. Her final chapter describes the history of postcard use from 1893, and details the different collectible genres of postcards. Loaded with full-color reproductions of vintage postcards, Greetings from New Jersey will interest all residents, visitors, and historians.
|Publisher:||Rutgers University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)|