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THis is an excellent and very informative resource with regard to the building of a young New Amsterdam. Very good insight on women and how formidable and strong they were/arePublished 12 months ago by michelle
This books hand in hand with New York .. forgot the author's name but it's about the same timeline. Still working on it but worth the effort.Published 19 months ago by xenots
Wow need to make a movie out of this book! Why isn't this book in history classes to tell the truth about a 22 year old woman from Amsterdam who was one of the first She-Merchants... Read morePublished on March 16, 2014 by Glitter Girl
This book is a fascinating and readable hybrid; it is both carefully researched and well-footnoted history and, concurrently, a pleasant historical surmise. Read more
This is a brilliantly written history. I grew up in this area of New York, but knew little about the Dutch period. Read morePublished on August 11, 2013 by Lilian B. Mullane
The Women of the House was in excellent condition. I had borrowed by daughter's copy to read before I chose to purchase this book. I like to re-read books from time to time. Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by Aldena
Very good research of the early years of New Amsterdam and the settling of the New York area. Of particular interest is how the women functioned in the Dutch society, customs,... Read morePublished on February 3, 2013 by Claudia A. Mader-Kus
I had hoped to learn a little about New York colonial life for women in this book-I am learning more than a little. It is extremely dense and well researched. Read morePublished on October 10, 2012 by snarkychaser