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History Books - State - New Jersey

Abandoned Northern New Jersey: Homage to Lost Dreams (America Through Time) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781634992367
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Published: America Through Time - August 24th, 2020

Abandonments have the command to shock and engage us. While adventuring through forsaken rooms, rusted collections, and dark hallways, one views the vestiges of what once was. Decay is alluring, and represents unlimited time and nature, but it also provides a sense of where we have been and how that made us who we are.

New Jersey State of Mind Cover Image
ISBN: 9781978803909
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Published: Rutgers University Press - June 12th, 2020

No state has been so frequently mocked, maligned, or misunderstood as New Jersey. Yet the state is filled with amazing places and people who rarely receive the media attention they deserve.

Historical Journey Across Raritan Bay Cover Image
ISBN: 9781467146616
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Published: History Press (SC) - July 13th, 2020

The historic Raritan Bay stretches from Staten Island to Sandy Hook, including the beach communities of Monmouth County. With its proximity to New York City and Jersey shore attractions, the bay region has been the setting for compelling moments throughou.

The Hidden Hindenburg: The Untold Story of the Tragedy, the Nazi Secrets, and the Quest to Rule the Skies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493053704
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Published: Lyons Press - September 1st, 2020

By the author of Ashes Under Water (Lyons Press), here is one of the great untold stories of World War II. The Hidden Hindenburg at last reveals the cause of aviation's most famous disaster and the duplicity that kept the truth from coming to light for three generations. It also finally catches up with a German legend who misled the world about the Hindenburg to bury his own Nazi connections.

Making the Scene in the Garden State: Popular Music in New Jersey from Edison to Springsteen and Beyond Cover Image
ISBN: 9780813574660
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Published: Rutgers University Press - March 13th, 2020

Making the Scene in the Garden State explores New Jersey’s rich musical heritage through stories about the musicians, listeners and fans who came together to create sounds from across the American popular music spectrum.

Teaneck Cover Image
ISBN: 9781467104333
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - January 27th, 2020

Drawing on rarely seen photographs and other materials from the Teaneck Public Library and private collections, author Jay Levin chronicles the intriguing history of Teaneck.

Originally inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Indians and settled.

The Bridge That Saved a Nation: Bergen County, New Bridge and the Hackensack Valley Cover Image
ISBN: 9781634991650
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Published: America Through Time - October 28th, 2019

"Historian, Kevin Wright, and his wife, Deborah Powell, moved into the eighteenth-century Steuben House at New Bridge Landing in 1981 as part of his employment in the NJDEP. They, together with other stakeholders, rejuvenated the Revolutionary War landmark and battleground into the historic gem it is today.

The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823285341
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Published: Fordham University Press - September 3rd, 2019

James Collins Johnson made his name by escaping slavery in Maryland and fleeing to Princeton, New Jersey, where he built a life in a bustling community of African Americans working at what is now Princeton University. After only four years, he was recognized by a student from Maryland, arrested, and subjected to a trial for extradition under the 1793 Fugitive Slave Act.

The Big Book of New Jersey Ghost Stories (Big Book of Ghost Stories) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493043828
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - July 17th, 2019

Hauntings lurk and spirits linger in the Garden State Reader, beware Turn these pages and enter the world of the paranormal, where ghosts and ghouls alike creep just out of sight. Authors Patricia A. Martinelli and Charles A. Stansfield Jr. shine a light in the dark corners of New Jersey and scare those spirits out of hiding in this thrilling collection.

Madness on Trial: A Transatlantic History of English Civil Law and Lunacy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781526133038
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Published: Manchester University Press - July 1st, 2019

Madness on trial presents a powerful reinterpretation of the history of madness. It examines the strong influence of civil law on our understanding of, and responses to, madness in England and in the North American territory of New Jersey, which has not hitherto undergone major academic investigation.

Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316421799
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Published: Hachette Books - January 29th, 2019

The instant New York Times-bestselling memoir from the outspoken former governor--an "explosive" (Guardian) "must read" (Hugh Hewitt) account of Chris Christie's life in politics including his "not to miss" (Entertainment Weekly) insights into Donald Trump.

If These Stones Could Talk: African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley, Sourland Mountain and Surrounding Regions of New Jersey Cover Image
ISBN: 9781941948088
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Published: Wild River Consulting & Publishing, LLC - November 7th, 2018

Cemeteries have stories to tell, voices to unearth--and lessons from the past that we can draw upon to better shape the future. If These Stones Could Talk brings fresh light to a forgotten corner of American history that begins in a small cemetery in central New Jersey.

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