Dutch And English Of The Hudson Maud Wilder Goodwin

ISBN: 9781932080728

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Dutch And English Of The Hudson  by  Maud Wilder Goodwin

Dutch And English Of The Hudson by Maud Wilder Goodwin
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Sea commerce at this time had so far outstripped a naval power adequate to protect it that piracy grew more and more profitable, and many a respected sea merchant held private stock in some more than dubious sea venture. -from Privateers andMoreSea commerce at this time had so far outstripped a naval power adequate to protect it that piracy grew more and more profitable, and many a respected sea merchant held private stock in some more than dubious sea venture. -from Privateers and Pirates First published in 1919, this now-classic history chronicles the settlement and early life of what would become the greatest city in the world, from the first European traders and settlers to the civic life of the colony in the 18th century.

In vivid, dramatic prose, Goodwin describes: . Henry Hudsons arrival in New York harbor . the Dutch West India Companys early charter in the New World . the government of the burghers, and the first English governors . the brutal treatment of Negro slaves in the burgeoning city . the waves of immigration that saw surges in the citys population . and much more. MAUD WILDER GOODWIN (1856-1935) wrote extensively on American history, including The Colonial Cavalier, Or Southern Life Before the Revolution (1895), White Aprons: A Romance of Bacons Rebellion, Virginia, 1676 (1897), Historic New York (1899), and Sir Christopher: A Romance of a Maryland Manor in 1644 (1901).



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