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Possessing Albany, 1630 1710: The Dutch and English Experiences


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Dezember 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Shows how the Dutch possessed the land, traded over it, surrendered it to the English, and then lived out their lives balancing a 'gaze' that the conquerors had for land against their own.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Possessing the land, 1630-1652; 2. Trading on the land, 1652-1664; 3. Surrendering the land, 1664; 4. Occupancy of land under English rule, 1674-1690; 5. Contesting the land, 1689-1691; 6. A military presence on the land, 1690-1710; 7. Reflections on looking at the land; Index.

Pressestimmen

"...fascinating and highly original; it affords a fresh view of a timeworn subject by introducing anthropological thought into the apparatus of historiography." William N. Fenton, Ethnohistory "Professor Merwick, of the University of Melbourne (Australia), has written a thought-provoking study of 17th and 18th century Albany." The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
EAN: 9780521533249
ISBN: 0521533244
Untertitel: 'Dutch and English Experiences'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2002
Seitenanzahl: 328 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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