Modern history

Selected Bibliography

The following is a partial record of the sources I consulted for the history and ideas in Close to Shore, offered to give a feeling for the range of material used and as a guide for those wishing to pursue the topics discussed in this book. Among the newspapers, circa 1916, I consulted were The Asbury Park Press, The Baltimore Sun, The Home News (Harlem, New York City), The Keyport News (Keyport, New Jersey), The London Times, The Matawan Journal (Matawan, New Jersey), The New York Daily News, The New York Herald, The New York Sun, The New York Times, The New York World, The Philadelphia Daily News, The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Public Ledger, The Sunday Register (Shrewsbury, N.J.), and The Washington Post. Dozens of magazines and journals were consulted, including the April 1916 Brooklyn Museum Science Bulletin article by John T. Nichols and Robert C. Murphy, “Long Island Fauna: The Sharks (Order Selachii)”; Time magazine; National Geographic; Discover; Philadelphia magazine; New Jersey Monthly; and many others, from The Fishery Bulletin to the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Able, Kenneth W. and Michael Fahay. The First Year in the Life of Estuarine Fishes in the Middle Atlantic Bight. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Adams, George Worthington. Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1996.

Adams, James Eli. Dandies and Desert Saints: Styles of Victorian Manhood. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1995.

Ainley, David G. and Peter A. Klimley, editors. Great White Sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. San Diego: Academic Press, 1996.

Allen, Frederick Lewis. Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the Nineteen-Twenties. 1931. New York: Harper & Row, 1964.

Allen, Thomas B. The Shark Almanac: A Fully Illustrated Natural History of Sharks, Skates, and Rays. New York: The Lyons Press, 1999.

Baldridge, H. David. Shark Attack. New York: Berkley Publishing Co., 1974.

Bartsch, Paul and John T. Nichols. Fishes and Shells of the Pacific World. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1945.

Bosker, Gideon and Lena Lencek. The Beach: The History of Paradise on Earth. New York: Viking, 1998.

Brands, H.W. TR: The Last Romantic. New York: Basic Books, 1997.

Brinnin, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon: A Social History of the North Atlantic. 1971. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2000.

Brown, Dee Carlton, editor. The Record of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Thirteen, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania, 1913.

Burt, Nathaniel. The Perennial Philadelphians: The Anatomy of an American Aristocracy. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1963.

Bynum, W.F. Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Capstick, Peter Hathaway. Maneaters. 1981. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.

Caras, Roger A. Dangerous to Man: The Definitive Story of Wildlife's Reputed Dangers. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1975.

Carnes, Mark C. Secret Ritual and Manhood in Victorian America. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1989.

Champlin, John Denison, with editorial cooperation and an introduction by Frederic A. Lucas. The Young Folks' Cyclopaedia of Natural History. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1905.

Chiquoine, Alexander Duncan. The Record of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Fourteen, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania, 1914.

Churchill, Allen. Remember When: A loving look at days gone by: 1900–1942. New York: Golden Press, 1967.

Colrick, Patricia Florio. Spring Lake. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1998.

Cooper, John Milton Jr. Pivotal Decades: The United States, 1900–1920. New York, London: W.W. Norton & Co, 1990.

Coppleson, V.M. Shark Attack. Sydney, Australia: Agnus and Robertson, 1958.

Dos Passos, John. 1919. Volume Two of the U.S.A. trilogy. 1932. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000.

Dreiser, Theodore. The Financier. 1912. New York: Meridian, 1995.

Dunlop, M.H. Gilded City: Scandal and Sensation in Turn-of-the-Century New York. New York: William Morrow, 2000.

Edwards, Hugh. Shark: The Shadow Below. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1997.

Ellis, Edward Robb. Echoes of Distant Thunder: Life in the United States, 1914–1918. New York: Kodansha International, 1996.

Ellis, Richard. Monsters of the Sea: the history, natural history, and mythology of the oceans' most fantastic creatures. 1995. New York: Doubleday, 1996.

Ellis, Richard and John E. McCosker. Great White Shark: The definitive look at the most terrifying creature of the ocean. New York: HarperCollins Publishers in collaboration with Stanford University Press, 1991.

Emery, Edwin. The Press and America: An Interpretative History of the Mass Media. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1972.

Fernicola, Richard G. In Search of the Jersey Man-Eater. Deal, N.J.: George Marine Library, 1987.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970.

Flower, Raymond and Michael Wynn Jones. 100 Years on the Road: A Social History of the Car. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1981.

Fox, Dixon Ryan and Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr., editors. A History of American Life. The 1948 thirteen-volume set abridged and revised by Mark C. Carnes. New York: Scribner, 1996.

Foy, Jessica H. and Thomas J. Schlereth. American Home Life, 1880–1930: A Social History of Spaces and Services. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1992.

Freeman, Michael. Railways and the Victorian Imagination. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

Gilbert, Perry W., editor. Sharks and Survival. Includes Treatment of Shark-Attack Victims in South Africa by David H. Davies and George D. Campbell. 1963. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath & Co., 1975.

Harris, Kristina. Victorian and Edwardian Fashions for Women, 1840 to 1919. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1995.

Henderson, Helen. Around Matawan and Aberdeen. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1996.

Himmelfarb, Gertrude. Victorian Minds: A Study of Intellectuals in Crisis and Ideologies in Transition. 1952. Chicago: Elephant Paperbacks, 1968.

Hofstadter, Richard. Social Darwinism in American Thought. 1944. Boston: Beacon Press, 1992.

Hunter, Allan Jr., editor. The Record of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Eleven, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania, 1911.

Johnson, Paul. A History of the American People. New York: HarperCollins, 1998.

Kalfus, Ken, editor. Christopher Morley's Philadelphia. New York: Fordham University Press, 1990.

Kammen, Michael. Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture. 1991. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Kazin, Alfred. On Native Grounds: An Interpretation of Modern American Prose Literature. 1942. Garden City, New York: Doubleday Anchor Books, 1956.

Kendrick, A. Clements. Woodrow Wilson: World Statesman. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Inc., 1999.

Knudtson, Peter. Orca: Visions of the Killer Whale. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1996.

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Lloyd, John Bailey. Eighteen Miles of History on Long Beach Island. Harvey Cedars, NJ: Down the Shore Publishing and The SandPaper Inc., 1994.

Lloyd, John Bailey. Six Miles at Sea: A Pictorial History of Long Beach Island. Harvey Cedars, NJ: Down the Shore Publishing and The SandPaper Inc., 1990.

Lucas, Frederic A. Animals of the Past: An Account of Some of the Creatures of the Ancient World. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1929.

Lucas, Frederic A. Fifty Years of Museum Work: Autobiography, Unpublished Papers, and Bibliography. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1933.

Lukas, J. Anthony. Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America. New York: Touchstone, 1977.

Lutz, Tom. American Nervousness, 1903: An Anecdotal History. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991.

Maniguet, Xavier. The Jaws of Death: Shark as Predator, Man as Prey. 1991. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 1994.

Martin, Richard and Harold Koda. Splash! A History of Swimwear. New York: Rizzoli, 1990.

Mathiessen, Peter. Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark. New York: Random House, 1971.

Maxtone-Graham, John. The Only Way to Cross: The Golden Era of the Great Atlantic Express Liners—from the Mauretania to the France and the Queen Elizabeth 2. 1972. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997.

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Morgan, Robert P., editor. Music, Society and Modern Times: From World War I to the Present. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1994.

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Murphy, Robert Cushman. Fish-Shape Paumanok: Nature and Man on Long Island. Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1964.

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Nash, Charles Edgar. The Lure of Long Beach, being a detailed account of the traditions, history and growth of a grand little island off the New Jersey Coast. Long Beach Island, NJ: The Long Beach Board of Trade, 1936.

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Wullschlager, Jackie. Inventing Wonderland: Victorian Childhood as Seen Through the Lives and Fantasies of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, J.M. Barrie, Kenneth Grahame, and A.A. Milne. New York: The Free Press, 1995.

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