9780962536854

Explorers, Fortunes and Love Letters: A Window on New Netherland

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  • ISBN13:

    9780962536854

  • ISBN10:

    0962536857

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-19
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Summary

Drawing on the latest research, leading scholars shed new light on the culture, society, and legacy of the New Netherland colony.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Three Conversations
Henry Hudson: New World, New World View
The Native-Dutch Experience in the Mohawk Valley
Jews in New Netherland: An Atlantic Perspective
Fortune in the New World: Jan Jansz Damen in America
Barber-Surgeons in New Netherland and Early New York
Glimpses of Childhood in the Colony of New Netherland
Bread: Staff of Dutch Life in the Old and the New World
From Amsterdam to New Amsterdam: Washington Irving, the Dutch St. Nicholas, and the American Santa Claus
Searching for True Love: Letters
Family and Faction: The Dutch Roots of Colonial New York's Factional Politics
Why New Netherland Matters
Contributors
Index
New Netherland Institute Membership Information
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