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Paradoxical Paradise: Asbury Park: References Cited

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Bilby, Joseph G., and Harry F. Ziegler. 2009. Asbury Park: A Brief History. Charleston: History Press.

Bilby, Joseph G., and Harry F. Ziegler. 2012. Asbury Park Reborn: Lost to Time and Restored to Glory. Charleston: History Press.

Pike, Helen C. 2003. Asbury Park. Charleston, SC: History Press.

Pike, Helen C. 2005. Asbury Park's Glory Days: The Story of an American Resort. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press.

Sokol, Jason. 2014. All Eyes Are upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn. New York: Basic Books.

Wolff, Daniel J. 2005. 4th of July, Asbury Park: A History of the Promised Land. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.


Ammon, Francesca Russello. 2015. “Postindustrialization and the City of Consumption: Attempted Revitalization in Asbury Park, New Jersey.” Journal of Urban History 41 (2): 158–74.

Jinno, Keisuke. 2018. “Public Housing for Lower-Middle-Income Families: New Jersey’s State Housing Program in the Late 1940s.” New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 4 (2): 129–59.

Moore, Louis. 2017. “The Retreats of Reconstruction: Race, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the Jersey Shore, 1865-1920.” New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 3 (2): 276-278.

Weeks, Daniel. 2016. “From Riot to Revolt: Asbury Park in July 1970.” New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 2 (2): 80-111.

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