This volume investigates the place of Dutch history and Dutch-derived culture in America over the last four centuries. It considers how the Dutch have fared in America, and it explores how American conceptions of Dutchness have developed, from Henry Hudson's historic voyage to Manhattan in 1609 through the rise of Dutch design at the turn of the twenty-first century. Essays probe a rich array of topics: Dutch themes in American arts and letters; the place of Dutch paintings in American collections; shifting American interests in Dutch art, literature, and architecture; the experience of Dutch immigrants in America; and the Dutch Reformed Church in America. qGoing Dutchq presents a much needed overview of the Dutch-American experience from its beginnings to the present. Contributors include: Julie Berger Hochstrasser, Willem Frijhoff, Joyce D. Goodfriend, Hans Krabbendam, Joseph Manca, Nancy T. Minty, Mark A. Peterson, Christopher Pierce, Judith Richardson, Louisa Wood Ruby, Benjamin Schmidt, Robert Schoone-Jongen, Annette Stott, Tity de Vries, and Dennis P. Weller.The Dutch Presence in America, 1609-2009 Joyce Diane Goodfriend, Benjamin Schmidt, Annette Stott ... The present volume groups essays together under thematic rubrics that emphasize the cultural core of the Dutch-American identity. It does not attempt to chronicle the entire history of the Dutch in America, but it does provide snapshots of outstanding, recent ... Both of these themes explore Dutch inAuences in the United States; combined, they highlight the varieties of Dutch andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Joyce Diane Goodfriend, Benjamin Schmidt, Annette Stott|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2008-01-01|