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The island at the center of the world

Author: Russell Shorto; L J Ganser
Publisher: New York : Recorded Books, ℗2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Before there were 13 colonies, there was New Netherland. Founded by the Dutch, this tiny community on the edge of the wilderness supported a staggering array of peoples. Surrounded by intolerant Puritans, the colony took its cue from Amsterdam, Europe's most liberal city. Inevitably the Dutch and English clashed--and a new nation was born.
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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: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Shorto; L J Ganser
ISBN: 141930044X 9781419300448
OCLC Number: 56472544
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Narrator by L.J. Ganser.
Description: 13 audio discs (15 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Epic story of Dutch Manhattan & the forgotten colony that shaped America
Responsibility: by Russell Shorto.

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Before there were 13 colonies, there was New Netherland. Founded by the Dutch, this tiny community on the edge of the wilderness supported a staggering array of peoples. Surrounded by intolerant Puritans, the colony took its cue from Amsterdam, Europe's most liberal city. Inevitably the Dutch and English clashed--and a new nation was born.

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