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Acts of Navigation, 1647–1674

Andrew Lipman

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the years after the Pequot War and Kieft's War. During this period, villages began rising across the shoreline, some on the exact places where Indian towns had been recently ... More


“Not Altogether Brotherly”: Elusive Intimacy between Natives and Newcomers

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/9781469614250.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the nature of day-to-day interactions between the Dutch settlers and Native American villagers who already had their own social networks covering the mid-Atlantic coast in a ... More


The Opportunities and Limits of Ethnic Soldiering: The Tupis and the Dutch-Portuguese Struggle for the Southern Atlantic, 1630–1657

Mark Meuwese

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Dutch colonization of northeastern Brazil from 1630 to 1654. The colony was governed by the West India Company (WIC), which depended on a strong navy and army. Without ... More


“Cleansing the Land”: Dutch-Amerindian Cooperation in the Suppression of the 1763 Slave Rebellion in Dutch Guiana

Marjoleine Kars

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1763, a slave rebellion erupted in the Dutch colony of Berbice in northern South America. The great majority of the colony's enslaved people were caught up in the rebellion, as either rebels or ... More


The Geography of Enslaved Life in New Netherland

Andrea C. Mosterman

in Spaces of Enslavement: A History of Slavery and Resistance in Dutch New York

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501715624
eISBN:
9781501715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715624.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reviews how some of the company's enslaved laborers took advantage of the lack of spatial control in the Dutch colony and their close proximity to each other and several important ... More


“The Most Unruly”: The Akan in Danish and Dutch America

Kwasi Konadu

in The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390643
eISBN:
9780199775736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390643.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explicates the lives of Akan persons and their roles in the development of a composite African culture shaped by diasporic experiences in the Dutch and Danish colonies of the Americas. ... More


Christmas in America: A History

Penne Lee Restad

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109801
eISBN:
9780199854073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109801.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The history of Christmas has always been an ambiguous meld of sacred thoughts and worldly actions— as well as a fascinating reflection of our changing society. This book captures the rise and ... More


Dutch Jews, The Jewish Dutch, and Jews in the Netherlands 1870–1940

J. C. H. Blom and J. J. Cahen

in Reappraising the History of the Jews in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781786941879
eISBN:
9781800853188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941879.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter looks at the demography of the Jews as well as the economic and social structures in the Netherlands, emphasizing that the area underwent a process of accelerated change, expansion, and ... More


Setting the Stage: The Dutch in the East Indies from 1595 to 1942

Fred L. Borch

in Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777168
eISBN:
9780191822964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777168.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Explores the role of the Dutch in the Indies from 1595, when sailors from Amsterdam first arrived in the islands, to 1942, when the Japanese invaded the colony and inflicted a devastating defeat upon ... More


Woman the Trader: Native Women in New Netherland

Anne-Marie Cantwell and Diana diZerega Wall

in The Archaeology of New Netherland: A World Built on Trade

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813066882
eISBN:
9780813067186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066882.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Most scholars examining the relationship between European men and Native American women in the colonial situation tend to see a consistently exploitative one on the part of men. Here we look at that ... 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


Conclusion: The Early Modern Legacy of Global Calvinism

Charles H. Parker

in Global Calvinism: Conversion and Commerce in the Dutch Empire, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236057
eISBN:
9780300262605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236057.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter recounts the last gasps of the East India Company (VOC) and West India Company (WIC) that became quickly overwhelmed by convulsions from the Batavian Revolution and Napoleonic Wars, ... More


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