New Netherland's Legacy

Further Readings

Roderic H. Blackburn and Ruth Piwonka, Remembrance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America, 1609-1776 (Albany: The Albany Institute of History and Art, 1988)

Patricia U. Bonomi, A Factious People: Politics and Society in Colonial New York (New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1971; reprint Cornell University Press, 2014).

William H. Carpenter, "Dutch Contributions to the Vocabulary of English in America: Dutch Remainders in New York State," Modern Philology 6, No. 1 (July, 1908).

Gerald de Jong, The Dutch in America 1690-1974 (Boston: Twayne, 1974).

Hendrik Edelman, Dutch-American Bibliography 1693-1794: A descriptive Catalog of Dutch-language Books, Pamphlets and Almanacs printed in America (Nieuwkoop, Neth., 1974).

Firth Haring Fabend, Zion on the Hudson, Dutch New York and New Jersey in the Age of Revivals (New Brunswick, N.J.).

Robert Ludlow Fowler, History of the Law of Real Property in New York (New York: Baker, Voorhis & Co., 1895).

Joyce D. Goodfriend, Before the Melting Pot: Society and Culture in Colonial New York, 1664-1730 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992).

Joyce D. Goodfriend, Who Should Rule at Home? Confronting the Elite in British New York City (Ithaca, N.Y. Cornell University Press, 2017).

Alice P. Kenney, The Gansevoorts of Albany: Dutch Patricians in the Upper Hudson Valley (Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1969).

Alice P, Kenney, Stubborn for Liberty: the Dutch in New York (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1975).

Peter M. Kenny, Frances Gruber Safford, Gilbert Tapley Vincent, American Kasten: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey, 1650-1800 (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1991).

Sung Bok Kim, Landlords and Tenants in Colonial New York Manorial Society, 1664-1775 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1978).

Hans Krabbendam, Cornelis A. Van Minnen, and Giles Scott-Smith, eds., Four Centuries of Dutch-American Relations (Albany: SUNY Press, 2009).

Stephen E. Lucas, "The Plakkaat van Verlatine: A Neglected Model for the American Declaration of Independence" in Rosemarijn Hoefte and Johanna C. Kardux, eds., Connecting Cultures The Netherlands in Five Centuries of Transatlantic Exchange (Amsterdam, 1994), 187-207.

Cathy Matson, Merchants and Empire: Trading in Colonial New York (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998).

Harrison Meeske, The Hudson Valley Dutch and Their Houses (Fleischmanns, N.Y.: Purple Mountain Press, 1998).

Donna Merwick, Possessing Albany, 1630-1710: The Dutch and English Experiences (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990).

Albert E. McKinley, "The Transition from Dutch to English Rule in New York" American Historical Review 6 (July 1901): 695.

Simon Middleton, From Privileges to Rights: Work and Politics in Colonial New York City (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006).

Willem Frederik (Eric) Nooter, "Between Heaven and Earth: Chruch and Society in Pre-Revolutionary Flatbush, Long Island" (Ph.D. dissertation, Vrije Universiteit te Amsterdam, 1994).

Roger Panetta, ed., Dutch New York: The Roots of Hudson Valley Culture (Hudson River Museum/Fordham University Press, 2009).

Peter G. Rose, The Sensible Cook: Dutch Foodways in the Old and the New World (Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1989).

________________________, Food, Drink and Celebrations of the Hudson Valley Dutch (Charleston, S. C.: The History Press, 2009).

Albert M Rosenblatt and Julia C. Rosenblatt, eds., Opening Statements: Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York (State University Press of New York, Albany, 2013).

John Stevens, Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America, 1640-1840 (West Hurley, NY: Society for the Preservation of Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture, 2005).

James Tanis, "The American Dutch, Their Church, and the Revolution," in J.W. Schulte Nordhold and Robert P. Swierenga, A Bilateral Bicentennial: A History of Dutch-American Relations, 1782-1982 (Amsterdam, 1982)

James R. Tanis, "The Dutch-American Connection": The Impact of the Dutch Example on American Constitutional Beginnings, " in Stephen L. Schechter and Richard B. Bernstein, eds., New York and the Union: Contributions to the American Constitutional Experience (Albany, NY, 1990), 22-28.

Allan Tully, Forming American Politics: Ideals, Interests, and Institutions in Colonial New York and Pennsylvania (Baltimore, Md.: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994).

Th. Van Deursen, "Between Unity and independence: the application of the Union as a fundamental law," in The Low Countries History Yearbook, 14 (1981), 50-55.

David William Voorhees, "Grandees, butterboxes, and boors: The Dutch Legacy on Political Identity in English New York," in Hans Krabbendam, Cornelis A. van Minnen, and Giles Scott-Smith, eds, Handbook: Four Centuries of Dutch-American Relations, 1609-2009 (Amsterdam and Albany, SUNY Press, 2009), 132-142.

________________________, "The Dutch Legacy in America," in Roger Panetta, ed., Dutch New York: The Roots of Hudson Valley Culture (Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, 2009), 411-429.

________________________, "English Law Through Dutch Eyes: The Leislerian Understanding of the English Legal System in New York," in Albert M. Rosenblatt and Julia C. Rosenblatt, eds., Opening Statements: Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013), 207-227.

J. de Vries and A. van der Woude, The First Modern Economy. Success, Failure, and Perseverance of the Dutch Economy, 1500-1815 (Cambrdge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997).

Thomas S. Wermuth, Rip Van Winkle's Neighbors: The Transformation of Rural Society in the Hudson River Valley, 1720S1850 (Albany: SUNY Press, 2001).

Charlotte Wilcoxen, Seventeenth Century Albany: A Dutch Profile (Albany: Albany Institute of History and Art, 1981, revised ed., 1984).

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