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Dutch New York Histories : Connecting African, Native American and Slavery Heritage: Verbonden met

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Did you know that the famous African American abolitionist Sojourner Truth was enslaved and spoke Dutch until the age of ten? Or that the Dutch brought enslaved Africans to North America in the merchant ships of the West India Company? This eye-opening guide traces the Dutch presence in New York city and state. The Dutch rule of New Amsterdam and New Netherland (1609-1664) was short, but it has had a lasting cultural impact. Dutch colonists, entering the rich American lands, had friendly and violent encounters with Native Americans. They traded and partnered with them, but also fought against them. Enslaved Africans built and formed New York, in farms and households. This bilingual guide invites you to visit many surprising locations of Dutch New York's histories of trade, treason, resistance, violence, survival, profit, loss, religious zeal, old rituals and new cultural forms. Discover a new layer of information about New York State, that includes the Hudson River Valley and the five boroughs of New York City.

Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 170
Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
Author: Dienke Hondius & Nancy Jouwe & Dineke Stam & Jennifer Tosch
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2017
TCIN: 52742901
UPC: 9789460224508
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-9783
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