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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaulsu - LibraryThing
A book better read than listened to. I found the middle portions of the history agonizingly slow with every tittle and jot of the massive research done by Shorto. The last third of the book was well ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joeydag - LibraryThing
This book convinced me that America owes much to the Dutch for its freedom of religion and the bill of rights. Freedom of religion was not an issue for either New England nor Virginia. Only the Dutch ... Read full review