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Beverwijck: A Dutch Village On the American Frontier, 1652-1664

By: Janny Venema.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Hilversum, the Netherlands: Verloren; Albany: State University of New York Press: 2003

Seller ID: 460800


Paints a detailed picture of everyday life in an early American community.Beverwijck explores the rich history and Dutch heritage of one of North America's oldest cities-Albany, New York. Drawing on documents translated from the colonial Dutch as well as maps, architectural drawings, and English-language sources, Janny Venema paints a lively picture of everyday life in colonial America.In 1652, Petrus Stuyvesant, director general of New Netherland, established a ... View more info