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The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan, the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America

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The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan, the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America - Shorto, Russell, and Ganser, L J (Narrator)

In an account that blends a novelist's grasp of storytelling with cutting-edge scholarship, The Island at the Center of the World strips Manhattan of its asphalt and brings us back to a wilderness island. Manhattan was populated by wolves and bears which became a prize in the global power struggle between the English and the Dutch. Russell Shorto ... Read More