The island at the center of the world: the epic story of Dutch Manhattan and the forgotten colony that shaped America

"In the late 1960s, an archivist in the New York State Library made and astounding discovery: 12,000 pages of centuries-old correspondence, court cases, legal contracts, and reports from a forgotten society: the Dutch colony centered on Manhattan, which predated the thirteen "original"...

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Main Author: Shorto, Russell.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Doubleday, 2004.
Edition: 1st ed.