New in New Jersey - New Jersey: A History of the Garden State
Tuesday April 8, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The New Jersey Historical Commission in Partnership with The Morristown & Morris Township Library, Monmouth County Library and Atlantic County Library are pleased to present a panel to discuss New Jersey: A History of the Garden State. Join some of New Jersey’s leading archaeologists, political, social, and economic historians as they provide new perspectives on how the Garden State evolved.
New Jersey: A History of the Garden State presents a fresh, comprehensive overview of New Jersey’s history from the prehistoric era to the present. The book explores New Jersey’s rich Native American heritage, complex colonial history, role in the American Revolution, debates over slavery, role in industrialization and technological advancements, urbanization, social and political tension, and role in immigration. Featured speakers include Maxine Lurie, Richard Veit, Paul Israel, Larry Greene, Howard Gillette, Graham Hodges, and Brian Greenberg.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Morristown and Morris Township Library, Morristown, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Friday, May 2, 2014
Atlantic County Library System, Mays Landing, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Monmouth County Library, Manalapan, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Read more about New Jersey: A History of the Garden State and Register at www.history.nj.gov.
In recognition of the significant contributions and research of social scientists who advance New Jersey scholarship the New Jersey Historical Commission is pleased to offer New in New Jersey, a program that explores new research and promotes and preserves our history. The Commission is grateful to The Morristown & Morris Township Library, Monmouth County Library and Atlantic County Library for their sponsorship of this program.
Image Credit: Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey, by John W. Barber and Henry Howe (New York: S. Tuttle, 1845). Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.