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A brand new Jersey vintage involves existence once again, and it is higher than ever . . . "This very good number of essays covers the sweep of recent Jersey background from the colonial, proprietary period to the hot politics of Mount Laurel. It brings jointly the various most interesting writing at the nation, and increases questions correct to significant subject matters in American heritage extra regularly. Maxine N. Lurie has supplied a very good introductory essay to contextualize every bit within the assortment, and every essay additionally comes with feedback for extra examining at the topic." -Paul G. E. Clemens, historical past division, Rutgers college compliment for the previous variation . . . "An totally incredible assortment in each element, this covers all the chronological and topical bases with amazing comprehensiveness. Contributions are usually not in simple terms applicable to the aim of the ebook; they've got the extra benefit of being very major items of scholarship on their lonesome, not just within the background of latest Jersey yet in American heritage commonly. . . . Lurie's illuminating headnotes for every article, which come with not just sensible interpretive insights but in addition bibliographical references, set this publication considerably apart." -Douglas Greenberg, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers collage MAXINE N. LURIE is a professor of historical past at Seton corridor college. She is the writer of a few articles and booklet chapters on early American and New Jersey background, the editor of the 1st version of this anthology, and the coeditor of the Encyclopedia of latest Jersey and Mapping New Jersey (all Rutgers collage Press).

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The proprietors determined the form of government and method of land distribution. 37 38 / Maxine N. Lurie What were the sources of the proprietors’ ideology? What problems did they face in putting it into effect? The following chapter deals in part with the difficulties proprietors confronted in maintaining and exercising what they saw as their rightful political powers. Challenges to their political authority came from both English officials and residents of the colony, but why? Did conditions in New Jersey foster some of this opposition?

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1964); Paul Israel and Robert D. , 1986); Martin V. Melosi, Thomas A. Edison (New York, 1990); Schwartz, Development of New Jersey Society, 37–59; Paul Israel, Edison: A Life of Invention (New York, 1998). 50. Charles W. McCurdy, “The Knight and Sugar Decision of 1895 and the Modernization of American Corporation Law, 1869–1903,” Business History Review 53 (1979): 304–342; Christopher Grandy, “New Jersey Corporate Chartermongering, 1875–1929,” Journal of Economic History 49 (1989): 677–692. 51.

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