Exploring Historic Dutch New York

New York City * Hudson Valley * New Jersey * Delaware
Product Number: EB00792570
Released: Dec 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486835525
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

"The Dutch spirit of diversity, tolerance, and entrepreneurship still echoes across our city streets today. This guide will highlight the history of the early settlements of these new world pioneers as well as the incredible impact they had, and still have, on the world's greatest city." — Michael R. Bloomberg, former Mayor, City of New York This comprehensive guide to touring important sites of Dutch history serves as an engrossing cultural and historical reference. A variety of internationally renowned scholars explore Dutch art in the Metropolitan Museum, Dutch cooking, Dutch architecture, Dutch immigration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, English words of Dutch origin, Dutch furniture and antiques, and much more. Color photographs and maps throughout. "An expansive guidebook inspired by the Henry Hudson quadricentennial and accompanied by informative essays." — The New York Times

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Author(s): Russell Shorto
Genre: History, Travel
Original Publish Date: Oct 17, 2018

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