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The Register Of New Netherland 1626 To 1674

Author : Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan
ISBN : UCAL:$B727967
Genre : New York (State)
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Fulfilling God S Mission

Author : Willem Frijhoff
ISBN : 9789004162112
Genre : Religion
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This biography recalls the fascinating life of the second Reformed minister of New Amsterdam (New York), from his mystical experience as a 15-year old orphan in Holland until his tragic death as a spokesman of the opposition during Kieft's War.

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Genre : American literature
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A Huguenot On The Hackensack

Author : David C. Major
ISBN : 0838641520
Genre : History
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A Huguenot on the Hackensack explores the life and legacy of David Demarest, a seventeenth-century French Protestant who, in middle age, emigrated to New Amsterdam and became one of the earliest settlers of the Hackensack Valley. There he founded a prosperous family that for nearly three centuries retained local influence and high status before being eclipsed by post-World War II economic and demographic changes. Transcending the narrow genealogical antiquarianism and filial pietism of traditional family history, the authors carefully set Demarest and his descendants in the context of their times. The astute patriarch is seen as a man who balanced risk and opportunity to achieve a prosperity that would have been impossible in his native Europe. Some early descendants moved to booming areas in Pennsylvania, upstate New York, Kentucky, and beyond, while others stayed close to home and dealt with the rigors of the American Revolution and the dilemmas of religious controversy in New Jersey. Members of later generations adapted to new conditions as rural Bergen County slowly was transformed by railroads and suburban housing. This book illuminates the role of kinship and culture in the Jersey Dutch heartland from colonial times to the modern era.

Correspondence 1654 1658

Author : Charles T. Gehring
ISBN : 0815629591
Genre : History
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Volume XII of the Dutch Colonial Manuscripts contains the correspondence of Petrus Stuyvesant, director general of New Netherland from 1654-1658. It represents the earliest surviving correspondence, comprising letters from the directors in Amsterdam and the governors of neighbouring colonies.

Scandinavian Immigrants In New York 1630 1674

Author : John Oluf Evjen
ISBN : HARVARD:AH5WAJ
Genre : Germans
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A Bibliography Of Ship Passenger Lists 1538 1825

Author : Harold Lancour
ISBN : 1523820691
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The emphasis in this compilation is to provide genealogists, historians, and students of immigration with a useful guide to widely scattered and little-known material. Efforts have been made to sort out, transcribe, and print from such old original records, diaries, log books, etc., lists of early emigrants. This bibliography is an attempt to bring together a list of these printed sources and to put it into a convenient and usable form.

A Description Of New Netherland

Author : Adriaen van der Donck
ISBN : 9780803219397
Genre : Social Science
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This edition of A Description of New Netherland provides the first complete and accurate English-language translation of an essential first-hand account of the lives and world of Dutch colonists and northeastern Native communities in the seventeenth century. Adriaen van der Donck, a graduate of Leiden University in the 1640s, became the law enforcement officer for the Dutch patroonship of Rensselaerswijck, located along the upper Hudson River. His position enabled him to interact extensively with Dutch colonists and the local Algonquians and Iroquoians. An astute observer, detailed recorder, and accessible writer, Van der Donck was ideally situated to write about his experiences and the natural and cultural worlds around him. Van der Donck s Beschryvinge van Nieuw-Nederlant was first published in 1655 and then expanded in 1656. An inaccurate and abbreviated English translation appeared in 1841 and was reprinted in 1968. This new volume features an accurate, polished translation by Diederik Willem Goedhuys and includes all the material from the original 1655 and 1656 editions. The result is an indispensable first-hand account with enduring value to historians, ethnohistorians, and anthropologists.

The Social Life Of Coffee

Author : Brian Cowan
ISBN : 9780300133509
Genre : History
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What induced the British to adopt foreign coffee-drinking customs in the seventeenth century? Why did an entirely new social institution, the coffeehouse, emerge as the primary place for consumption of this new drink? In this lively book, Brian Cowan locates the answers to these questions in the particularly British combination of curiosity, commerce, and civil society. Cowan provides the definitive account of the origins of coffee drinking and coffeehouse society, and in so doing he reshapes our understanding of the commercial and consumer revolutions in Britain during the long Stuart century. Britain’s virtuosi, gentlemanly patrons of the arts and sciences, were profoundly interested in things strange and exotic. Cowan explores how such virtuosi spurred initial consumer interest in coffee and invented the social template for the first coffeehouses. As the coffeehouse evolved, rising to take a central role in British commercial and civil society, the virtuosi were also transformed by their own invention.

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