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The Resource A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto

A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto

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A description of New Netherland
Title
A description of New Netherland
Statement of responsibility
Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto
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  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
This edition of A Description of New Netherland provides the first complete and accurate English-language translation of an essential first-hand account of the lives and world of Dutch colonists and northeastern Native communities in the seventeenth century. Adriaen van der Donck, a graduate of Leiden University in the 1640s, became the law enforcement officer for the Dutch patroonship of Rensselaerswijck, located along the upper Hudson River. His position enabled him to interact extensively with Dutch colonists and the local Algonquians and Iroquoians. An astute observer, detailed recorder, a
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N$T
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Dutch
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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The Iroquoians and their world
A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto
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A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1dgn3z2
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-170) and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Publication history of Adriaen van der Donck's A Description of New Netherland; Map of New Netherland; The country; Of the manners and extraordinary qualities of the original natives of New Netherland; Of the nature, amazing ways, and properties of the beavers; A conversation between adutch patriot and a newnetherlander concerning thecondition of new netherland; Appendix; Notes; Index
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9780803219397
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