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Peter Stuyvesant was governor of New Netherland.
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The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America by Russell Shorto.
When the British wrested New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664, the truth about its thriving, polyglot society began to disappear into myths about an i...
Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America by Eric Jay Dolin.
Beginning his epic history in the early 1600s, Eric Jay Dolin traces the dramatic rise and fall of the American fur industry, from the first Dutch enc...