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The Social History of Flatbush, and Manners and Customs of the Dutch Settlers in Kings County [New York]

By: Gertrude Lefferts Vanderbilt

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: V2314


This history covers the initial settlement by the Dutch through the conversion to English rule in 1664 to the American Revolution of 1776, and looks at many aspects of Dutch life in the New World including language, houses and their furnishings, social rituals such as weddings and funerals, agriculture, churches, and more. View more info

CD: A History of Brooklyn and Kings County, New York, Volumes I and II

By: Stephen M. Ostrander

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3915


This two-volume set contains a comprehensive narrative history of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County, New York. This work follows the evolution of this area from the Glacial Period through the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, and concludes with societal and commercial developments in the late 1800s. At the time of his death in 1885, Stephen M. Ostrander had completed the majority of this work but it is Alexander Black who edited these volumes and added the Introduction a... View more info