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The Dutch-American Farm
     

The Dutch-American Farm

by David Steven Cohen
 

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"A rich and readable source of information and interpretation."

New York History

"Cohen presents a detailed description of the everyday life of early Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey. He gives special attention to the rise of the Dutch Reformed Church in these areas, and particularly the denomination's transformation into a subculture that

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"A rich and readable source of information and interpretation."

New York History

"Cohen presents a detailed description of the everyday life of early Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey. He gives special attention to the rise of the Dutch Reformed Church in these areas, and particularly the denomination's transformation into a subculture that could truly be considered American."
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"An impressive study of material culture"
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Focuses on shifts in the design of farmhouses in New York and New Jersey to illuminate the creation of a distinct rural Dutch-American culture in the second quarter of the 18th century. Relates the change to others happening at the same time in both Dutch and American society. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Cohen presents a detailed description of the everyday life of early Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey. He gives special attention to the rise of the Dutch Reformed Church in these areas, and particularly the denomination's transformation into a subculture that could truly be considered American."-Bookman's Weekly

"
A rich and readable source of information and interpretation."-New York History

"An impressive study of material culture."-Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814714546
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1992
Series:
American Social Experience Series
Pages:
256

Meet the Author

David Steven Cohen is Senior Research Associate and Director of the Ethnic History Program at the New Jersey Historical Commission. He holds a Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania.

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