Going Dutch : the Dutch presence in America, 1609-2009 /

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Other Authors: Goodfriend, Joyce D.
Schmidt, Benjamin.

Stott, Annette.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series:Atlantic world (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 15.
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Summary:

This volume investigates the place of Dutch history and Dutch-derived culture in America over the last four centuries. It considers how the Dutch have fared in America, and it explores how American conceptions of Dutchness have developed, from Henry Hudson's historic voyage to Manhattan in 1609 through the rise of Dutch design at the turn of the twenty-first century. Essays probe a rich array of topics: Dutch themes in American arts and letters; the place of Dutch paintings in American collections; shifting American interests in Dutch art, literature, and architecture; the experience of Dutch immigrants in America; and the Dutch Reformed Church in America. Going Dutch presents a much needed overview of the Dutch-American experience from its beginnings to the present.

Contributors include: Julie Berger Hochstrasser, Willem Frijhoff, Joyce D. Goodfriend, Hans Krabbendam, Joseph Manca, Nancy T. Minty, Mark A. Peterson, Christopher Pierce, Judith Richardson, Louisa Wood Ruby, Benjamin Schmidt, Robert Schoone-Jongen, Annette Stott, Tity de Vries, and Dennis P. Weller.

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Physical Description:xvii, 367 p. : ill, ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789004163683 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004163689 (hardback : alk. paper)
Author Notes:

Joyce D. Goodfriend , Ph.D. (1975) in History, UCLA, is Professor of History at the University of Denver. She is the author of Before the Melting Pot: Society and Culture in Colonial New York City, 1664-1730 and editor of Revisiting New Netherland: Perspectives on Early Dutch America . Benjamin Schmidt , Ph.D. (1994), Harvard University, is Associate Professor of History at the University of Washington. His books include the prize-winning Innocence Abroad: The Dutch Imagination and the New World (2001) and Making Knowledge in Early Modern Europe: Practices, Objects, and Texts, 1400-1800 (2007). Annette Stott , Ph.D., Boston University, is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Denver. She is the author of Holland Mania: the Unknown Dutch Period in American Art and Culture, 1880-1913 , as well as numerous articles and essays about Dutch and American visual culture.

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