The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America
In a landmark work of history, Shorto presents astonishing information on thefounding of our nation and reveals in riveting detail the crucial role of theDutch in making America what it is today.
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The Island at the Center of the World : The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped AmericaUser Review - Douglas Lord - Book Verdict
Once every 1000 years or so, an archivist finds something that's both interesting and historically important. That's this book-the result of Shorto working through "12,000 sheets of rag paper covered ... Read full review
THE ISLAND AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan, the Forgotten Colony that Shaped AmericaUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The all-but-forgotten origins of Manhattan, told with humor and an acute eye for primary sources. It's good to remember, the author suggests, that the early 17th century was the age of Shakespeare ... Read full review