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The Netherlands, the Dutch, and Long-Distance Migration in the Late Sixteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries

JAN LUCASSEN

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter distinguishes among migrants in terms of the duration of their stay in the Netherlands, aboard its ships, in its armies, or in its colonies. Migrants coming seasonally or yearly for a ... More


The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Andrew Lipman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book presents the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast ... More


The Emergence of a Mixed Society in Cape Verde in the Seventeenth Century

TOBY GREEN

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter illuminates how a mixed cultural framework developed in the 17th century on Cabo Verde. Following commercial and ecological collapse at the end of the 16th century, the island Creole ... More


“She is Now Already at Sea”: Extending Ties, Creating Empire

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the role of women in building the Dutch Atlantic empire. Many women took their place on board the many Dutch ships that plied the Atlantic as maidservants, single women seeking ... More


Introduction: Amsterdam's Intimate Atlantic

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter describes the growth of a small Dutch colony known as New Netherland, located on the mid-Atlantic coast of North America, in the 1650s. It also details the existence of ... More


“The Almost-Sinking Ship of New Netherland”: Personal Networks and Regional Power

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how the shifting influence of multiple polities in the mid-Atlantic region in the late 1650s and early 1660s affected the different threads of overlapping intimate networks. ... More


“Goods, Wares, and Merchandise”: Amsterdam's Intimate Atlantic

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how kin and family played an essential role in the creation of the Dutch empire. Uncovering the work done by women and men tied by blood and marriage to those who sailed to ... More


New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Susanah Shaw Romney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book locates the foundations of the early modern Dutch empire in interpersonal transactions among women and men. As West India Company ships began sailing westward in the early seventeenth ... More


Conclusion

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It concludes that people reconciled the challenges of distance posed by the new Atlantic world through various ... More


Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Harold J. Cook

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117967
eISBN:
9780300134926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117967.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book presents convincing evidence that Dutch commerce—not religion—inspired the rise of science in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The book scrutinizes a wealth of historical documents ... More


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