Colonial New York : a history / Michael Kammen.Material type: TextSeries: History of the American colonies: Publisher: New York : Scribner, Description: xix, 426 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0684143259; 9780684143255Subject(s): New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775Additional physical formats: Online version:: Colonial New York.DDC classification: 974.7/02 LOC classification: F122 | .K27
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 376-409) and index.
Carracks and canoes -- Commerce and colonization -- The stamp of Peter Stuyvesant -- The Anglo-Dutch proprietary -- Politics and the perils of instability -- Anglicization and social change -- Economic growth and problems of intergroup relations -- Political changes and constitutional challenges -- Sects and the state in a secular society -- A utilitarian culture and the uses of leisure -- Expansion, urbanization, and the problem of community -- War, trade, and empire -- "Liberty and property": from resistance to independence -- Bibliography.
Author notes provided by SyndeticsMichael Gedaliah Kammen was born in Rochester, New York on October 25, 1936. He received a bachelor's degree in history from George Washington University and master's and doctoral degrees in history from Harvard University. He was a professor of American history and culture at Cornell University since 1965. He wrote numerous books including A Season of Youth, A Machine That Would Go of Itself, Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture, Visual Shock, and Digging Up the Dead: A History of Notable American Reburials. He received the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for history for People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization. He died on November 29, 2013 at the age of 77.
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