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Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

James A. Percoco

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Across the country, in the middle of busy city squares and hidden on quiet streets, there are nearly 200 statues erected in memory of Abraham Lincoln. No other American has ever been ... More


In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy

Michael Kimmage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781824
eISBN:
9780804783675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781824.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book concentrates on the literature of Philip Roth, one of America's greatest writers, and in particular on American Pastoral, I Married a Communist, and The Human Stain. Each of these novels ... More


Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Thomas A. McCabe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Just outside downtown Newark, New Jersey, sits an abbey and school. For more than 150 years Benedictine monks have lived, worked, and prayed on High Street, a once-grand thoroughfare ... More


Lincoln of Gethsemane: Gutzon Borglum's Seated Lincoln (1911), Newark, New Jersey

James A. Percoco

in Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Newark today is a city of 123 square miles, one of the most segregated in the United States. Against this backdrop we are here to encounter Gutzon Borglum's Lincoln. Of all ... More


“Necessary, Useful, and Beautiful”: Founding Fathers and a Catholic Day College, 1868–1900

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the founding of St. Benedict's and examines its status as a day college for young men. On December 22, 1870, four priests huddled in the pastoral ... More


“He Was Afraid of the City”: Abbot Patrick, the Monastic Family, and Postwar Newark, 1945—1967

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the reservations of Abbot Patrick for the building of a new and greater St. Benedict's and moving the school, and the consequences of transferring the ... More


“Camelot Is Dead”: The Newark Riots and the Closing of St. Benedict' Prep, 1967–1972

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides an account of the Newark riots that took place on July 4 1967 and July 12 1967, and the closing of St. Benedict's. In 1967, several neighborhood men tried ... More


The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Mark Krasovic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book follows community action – the idea, popular in the years of the Great Society, that marginalized people should participate in designing and implementing public programs that affect their ... More


Vita Marinae

John Waldman

in Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Despite major environmental degradation, Newark Bay--a corner of New York Harbor—is brimming with life. The Harbor's high biodiversity has been noted since the earliest European explorers. This ... More


Introduction

in In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781824
eISBN:
9780804783675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781824.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Newark is a small city in New Jersey, a sad, unwelcoming place with a sinister aura, with a meager skyline that stands in stark contrast to a vast expanse of crumbling buildings, streets, and ... More


Newark

in In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781824
eISBN:
9780804783675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781824.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

One of the oldest cities in America, Newark was founded in 1666 by Puritans from Connecticut who wanted to start a new life on new soil. In his three novels, the so-called Newark trilogy—American ... More


Leaving

in In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781824
eISBN:
9780804783675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781824.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In Philip Roth's Newark trilogy—American Pastoral (1997), I Married a Communist (1998), and The Human Stain (2000)—there is no discreet moment of departure. There is no packing of bags, or train ... More


The Newark Police Department’s Great Society

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tells the story of how the Great Society’s vision of community action intersected with the Newark Police Department. It provides a historical sketch of the history of police reform in ... More


The Ceremonial Landscape of the Newark Earthworks and the Raccoon Creek Valley Bradley T. Lepper

Bradley T. Lepper

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter situates the Newark Earthworks, probably the most complex of known Ohio Hopewellian works, within the larger framework of the Raccoon Valley and shows that understanding the former ... More


Hopewell Cosmography at Newark and Chillicothe, Ohio

Hively Ray and Horn Robert

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter is an extension of pioneer work on the astronomical alignments of the geometrical earthworks of Newark and Chillicothe with a more global approach, not only situating the Newark ... More


Teacher Power, Black Power, and the fracturing of Labor Liberalism

Jon Shelton

in Teacher Strike!: Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040870
eISBN:
9780252099373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040870.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter chronicles the growing conflict between the Black Power movement—an extension of the civil rights movement seeking the formation of black political and community institutions—and ... More


The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Andra Gillespie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

At the beginning of the 21st century, a vanguard of young, affluent black leadership has emerged, often clashing with older generations of black leadership for power. The 2002 Newark mayoral race, ... More


Mary, Dionne, and Alma

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The second of three chapters on the power of chocolate cities, this chapter centers the lives, activism, and pioneering efforts of three black women professionals, entertainers, and community ... More


At History's Mercy

in In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781824
eISBN:
9780804783675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781824.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In his Newark trilogy—American Pastoral (1997), I Married a Communist (1998), and The Human Stain (2000)—Philip Roth depicts history as an abstraction that moves through patterns larger than any ... More


Conclusion; or, Kafka in Newark

in In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781824
eISBN:
9780804783675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781824.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Born in 1883, Franz Kafka was a historical figure whose Prague was occupied by the Nazis and then the Soviets. A Jew who lived mostly in Prague and wrote in German, Kafka describes the prison-house ... More


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