Greetings from New Jersey: A Postcard Tour of the Garden State

Greetings from New Jersey: A Postcard Tour of the Garden State

by Helen-Chantal Pike
ISBN-10:
0813529972
ISBN-13:
9780813529974
Pub. Date:
10/28/2001
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press

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Greetings from New Jersey: A Postcard Tour of the Garden State

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 regions—Gateway, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813529974
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,253,518
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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