Remembrance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America

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How much of the Dutch world in America survived after the English? One hundred years after the English took control of New Netherland in 1664, New York retained many Dutch characteristics. The cultural milieu shifted abruptly, however, with population growth and increased affluence following the termination of the French and Indian Wars in 1760. British customs and tastes that were stylishly attractive to a new generation of moneyed colonists soon put Dutch culture in retreat in all but the most isolated areas. Some ...

Remembrance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America 1988, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780939072064

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