The State of New Jersey (Book Chapter)
In Benjamin F. Shearer (Ed.), "The Uniting States: The Story of Statehood for the Fifty United States," Greenwood Press, 2, 813- 841, June 2004
Maxine Lurie, Ph.D. Department of History
This work demonstrates how varied the states are in their history, geography, economics, politics and demographics- and how amazing it is that they came together as a nation and function as one, in spite of significant differences.