The Island At The Center Of The World: The Epic Story Of Dutch Manhattan And The Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
ISBN : 9780786268351
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The Island At The Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
A New York Times Bestseller In the late 1960s, an archivist in the New York State Library discovered an astounding 12,000 pages of centuries-old documents from the Dutch colony centered on Manhattan. For the past thirty years, scholar Charles Gehring has been translating this national treasure, and now, Russell Shorto has used this vital material to construct a sweeping narrative of Manhattan's founding that gives a startling, fresh perspective on how America began.
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