Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women
Joan N. Burstyn
Syracuse University Press, Oct 1, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 468 pages
An investigation into the history of women in New Jersey, this book provides portraits of women from many walks of life, from the colonial period to the present. It contains biographies of notable women whose lives and public contributions have been especially significant.
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