Finding North Jersey: Place, Passage, Experience

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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.
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ISBN: 9781609498115
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: New Jersey
Images: 46
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
James Marcum is a professor at Queens College, City University of New York. He holds a PhD in History from the University of North Carolina.
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