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The island at the center of the world : the untold story of Dutch Manhattan and the founding of New York

Author: Russell Shorto
Publisher: London ; New York : Doubleday, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Russell Shorto takes the reader back to New York's earliest times as a densely wooded island that became the focus of a fierce leadership struggle between two men. He reveals how the early Dutch  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Peter Minuit; Peter Stuyvesant; Adriaen van der Donck; Adriaen van der Donck; Peter Minuit; Peter Stuyvesant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Shorto
ISBN: 038560324X 9780385603249
OCLC Number: 56595606
Description: xiii, 432 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The Missing Floor --
pt. I. "A Certain Island Named Manathans" --
1. The Measure of Things --
2. The Pollinator --
3. The Island --
4. The King, the Surgeon, the Turk, and the Whore --
pt. II. Clash of Wills --
5. The Lawman --
6. The Council of Blood --
7. The Cause --
8. The One-Legged Man --
9. The General and the Princess --
10. The People's Champion --
11. An American in Europe --
12. A Dangerous Man --
pt. III. The Inheritance --
13. Booming --
14. New York --
15. Inherited Features --
Epilogue: The Paper Trail.
Responsibility: Russell Shorto.

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