The Island at the Center of the World

The Island at the Center of the World

The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America

Large Print - 2004
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Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2004.
ISBN: 9780786268351
0786268352
Branch Call Number: LARGE PRINT 974.7102 SHORTO R
Characteristics: large print
711 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

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mbrown01
Feb 27, 2017

A yawner until about the 3rd chapter, after which I fell asleep and never finished the book.

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paulsarkisian
Apr 08, 2016

A good book on a critical and little understood part of our history as a nation. I enjoyed the rich context of the background of dramatic European history as well as fresh insight into Native American involvement. Enjoyable and eye-opening.

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memphis515
Mar 09, 2015

The best book on the Dutch period in Manhattan.

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kevmat
Feb 04, 2014

an interesting look at Dutch New York and its influence on the growth of New York City.

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