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Alliances of Necessity: Fictive Kinship and Manhattan's Diaspora African Community

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the kinds of partnerships diaspora Africans made in early 17th-century colonies. It focuses particularly on New Netherland and on Manhattan, which had the largest African ... More


Nations Intertwined: Alliances and the Susquehannocks' Geography of North America

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the 1650s the Susquehannocks were involved in virtually every important alliance in the mid-Atlantic region, and this chapter focuses explicitly on 17th-century North America from their ... More


Cosmopolitan Puritans in a Provincial Colony

Louise A. Breen

in Transgressing the Bounds: Subversive Enterprises Among the Puritan Elite in Massachusetts, 1630-1692

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138009
eISBN:
9780199834006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138007.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Shows how the broad transatlantic interests of certain leading men in Massachusetts, especially John Leverett, John Humphrey, Edward Gibbons, Robert Sedgwick, and Nehemiah Bourne, clashed with the ... More


Toleration and Diversity in New Netherland and the Duke’s Colony: The Roots of America’s First Disestablishment

Paul Finkelman

in No Establishment of Religion: America’s Original Contribution to Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860371
eISBN:
9780199950164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860371.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The seventeenth-century founders of what is now New York, unlike the English who first settled the other twelve colonies, were Dutch. New Netherland was created by the Dutch West India Company in ... More


Marketing New Amsterdam

Elizabeth A. Sutton

in Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226254784
eISBN:
9780226254814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254814.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Visscher’s famous map of New Netherland with profile view of New Amsterdam, and the reprint of it in a small book of Adriaen van der Donck’s Description of New Netherland show how the WIC wanted New ... 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


Celebrating Pinkster as a Dutch Tradition

Jeroen Dewulf

in The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496808813
eISBN:
9781496808851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808813.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The first chapter, entitled Celebrating Pinkster as a Dutch Tradition, presents an analysis of Pinkster as a Dutch folkloric tradition, both in the Netherlands and in New Netherland on the North ... More


Turmoil in the Garden of Eden: Dissent and Reform in New Netherland and the Dutch Caribbean

D. L. Noorlander

in Heaven's Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter is about religion and reform in New Netherland and other colonies. It seeks to unravel the religious rhetoric surrounding New Netherland’s political transformation and look at changes ... More


“Nothing That Is Necessary Is to Be Discouraged”: Immigration, Labor, and the Project of Colony Building Under English Rule, 1664–1774

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks the project of colony building on Manhattan Island following the English takeover of the North American territory previously called New Netherland and renamed New York. It shows ... More


Looking for Africans in Seventeenth-Century New Amsterdam

Anne-Marie Cantwell and Diana diZerega Wall

in The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060576
eISBN:
9780813050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060576.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this essay, we chart the changing definitions of race and racism and examine the lives of enslaved Africans in the 17th-century Dutch colony of New Netherland. To uncover little known details of ... More


The Harvest Was Great, the Laborers Few: Missionary Work among Africans and Native Americans

D. L. Noorlander

in Heaven's Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter is about the church’s teachings on slavery, Dutch attitudes toward Africans and Native Americans, Dutch beliefs about evangelical duties, and the obstacles the missionaries faced. They ... More


New Netherland

William E. Nelson

in E Pluribus Unum: How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190880804
eISBN:
9780190882174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880804.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Dutch mercantile colony located on Manhattan Island and in the Hudson Valley up to Albany, English settlements on Long Island, and a small initially Swedish colony along the ... More


Planting the Lord’s Vineyard in Foreign Soil: Public Worship in Early Dutch Forts and Settlements

D. L. Noorlander

in Heaven's Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter is about religion and religious life in places where the church could not function normally: WIC forts in West Africa and early, undeveloped settlements in the Caribbean, Guyana, and New ... More


Mercantilist Goals and Colonial Needs: Interimperial Trade amidst War and Crisis

Christian J. Koot

in Empire at the Periphery: British Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621-1713

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748831
eISBN:
9780814749425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748831.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the 1660s when Englishmen in the colonies and the metropole worked out their competing, and still evolving, visions of empire. It details how the English conquest of New ... More


Religion in Vlissingen (Flushing) from 1645 to 1945

R. Scott Hanson

in City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter One begins after World War II in October 1945 at Bowne House, built in 1661 and the oldest house in Queens, for the 300th anniversary, or tercentenary, of Flushing. This moment is then used ... More


Heaven's Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

D. Noorlander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Heaven’s Wrath explores the religious thought and religious rites of the early Dutch Atlantic world. The book argues that the Reformed Church and the West India Company forged and maintained a close ... More


Introduction

P. A. Buckley

in Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The precontact geology, surface hydrology, and forests of the Northwest Bronx are placed in the context of landuse by Lenni-Lenape Indians. In the colonial era the expansion of a nascent New York ... More


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