Dutch New York, between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick

By Deborah L. Krohn, Peter Miller, Marybeth De Philippis

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Commemorating the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage and the lasting legacy of Dutch culture in New York, this book explores the life and times of a fascinating woman, her family, and her things. Margrieta was born in the Netherlands but lived at the extremes of the Dutch colonial world, in Malacca on the Malay Peninsula and in Flatbush, Brooklyn. When she came to Commemorating the 400th anniversary of Henry...

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November 17th 2009 by Yale University Press
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English

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