New Jersey in the Jacksonian Era, 1820-1850
This book is the first modern scholarly history of New Jersey ever published. My contribution is one of ten essays examining different facets of the state’s history, treating the demographic, economic, political, and social history of the state, from its earliest times to the present.
Birkner, Michael J. “New Jersey in the Jacksonian Era, 1820-1850.” New Jersey: A History of the Garden State. Eds. Maxine N. Lurie and Richard Veit. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, 2012. 115-144.