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Born and raised in Manhattan as well as the lower east side. Always looking for tidbits to read about the areas early days, and south of it towards Water and Broadway. Read morePublished 15 hours ago by Maria A Valuch
Fascinating and convincing theme of how early Dutch settlement, openness and diversity shaped New York City forever.Published 23 hours ago by John Kennedy
Lots of new information on the Dutch settlement of New York. Well researched.Published 6 days ago by One With Belize
Never to old to learn the history of your own state!! I'm amazed that the huge impact of the Dutch has been so overlooked. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Margaret R. Davis
Never realized the influence the Dutch had on the establishment of our government. Very interesting book - and an easy read too.Published 8 days ago by B. Thompson
Excellent book on the history of Manhatten Island. Every kid in school should have this book a mandatory reading in New York State. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Peggy A. Maguire
Excellent! Book. It was a very skillfully written piece of Early American history that we seldom hear about. I highly suggest any student of American history read this. Andrea. Read morePublished 19 days ago by NY Baseball
Book provided me with an entirely new prospective on colonial historyPublished 25 days ago by Harry Freind
Excellent history of the Dutch and the West India Company....both in Amsterdam and in Manhattan.
Helps understand life in the 1600/1700's.