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The Resource A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto, (electronic resource)

A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto, (electronic resource)

Label
A description of New Netherland
Title
A description of New Netherland
Statement of responsibility
Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
This edition of A Description of New Netherland provides the first complete and accurate English-language translation of an essential first-hand account of the lives and world of Dutch colonists and northeastern Native communities in the seventeenth century. Adriaen van der Donck, a graduate of Leiden University in the 1640s, became the law enforcement officer for the Dutch patroonship of Rensselaerswijck, located along the upper Hudson River. His position enabled him to interact extensively with Dutch colonists and the local Algonquians and Iroquoians. An astute observer, detailed recorder, a
Member of
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1620-1655
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Donck, Adriaen van der
Dewey number
974.7/02
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Dutch
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gehring, Charles T.
  • Starna, William A
  • Goedhuys, D. W.
Series statement
The Iroquoians and their world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West-Indische Compagnie (Netherlands)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • New Netherland
  • New Netherland
  • Dutch
  • Indians of North America
Label
A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-170) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Publication history of Adriaen van der Donck's A Description of New Netherland; Map of New Netherland; The country; Of the manners and extraordinary qualities of the original natives of New Netherland; Of the nature, amazing ways, and properties of the beavers; A conversation between adutch patriot and a newnetherlander concerning thecondition of new netherland; Appendix; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn298462487
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 176 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803219397
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786611958497
Other physical details
map
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)298462487
Label
A description of New Netherland, Adriaen van der Donck ; edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna ; translated by Diederik Willem Goedhuys ; foreword by Russell Shorto, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-170) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Publication history of Adriaen van der Donck's A Description of New Netherland; Map of New Netherland; The country; Of the manners and extraordinary qualities of the original natives of New Netherland; Of the nature, amazing ways, and properties of the beavers; A conversation between adutch patriot and a newnetherlander concerning thecondition of new netherland; Appendix; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn298462487
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 176 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803219397
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786611958497
Other physical details
map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)298462487

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