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8vo. xvi, 301 pp, foreword, preface, list of b&w illustrations, Introduction: Silence Is Golden; 1. Beaver Skins and Wild Men; 2. Many Faces of New Netherland; 3. The Cockpit of America; 4. Patricians and Plebeians; 5. Golden Fields; 6. Faiths of Their Fathers; 7. The Dutch Revolt; 8. The Siege of the Hudson Valley; 9. E Pluribus Unum; 10. Folklore, Fiction, and Fact; 11. The Americanization of the Dutch; 12. Recovering the Dutch Tradition; Concllusion: The Uses of Diversity; notes to the chapters, bibliographical note, index. Published for the New York State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission: First Edition, 1975. Orange cloth with black title plate and black and gilt lettering to spine. "After surveying the culture of the Golden Age of the Netherlands, the author relates how enterprising Dutchmen explored the Hudson Valley, exploited its wealth in furs, and established permanent settlements of traders and farmers. For more than three centuries they have maintained a cultural tradition which is by no means extinct. But for many Americans 'the Dutch' are the imaginative characters created by Washington Irving and other authors. In recent times, research into primary sources have begun to recover the authentic Dutch tradition in American. It is that picture that the
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Book Description Published for the New York Sta, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110815601131
Book Description Published for the New York State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, Syracuse University Press, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0815601131