The Dutch Colony of New Netherland (Spotlight on New York) (Paperback)
Using the most recent research, this volume examines how New York's history and culture were influenced by its complex past as a part of a Dutch colony known as New Netherland. This book provides a detailed history of New York while it was under Dutch control and explores the lasting influence of New York's Dutch heritage. This volume includes important people involved in shaping New Netherland, including Adriaen Block, Petrus Stuyvesant, and others. Readers are treated to stimulating features, maps, and primary sources to help illustrate the events that shaped New Netherland and New York State.