New Netherland Praatjes

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Hosted by best-selling author Russell Shorto—author of The Island and the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America—New Netherland Praatjes is a series of chats with historians, archaeologists, and other experts on New Netherland and the world of the 17th-century Dutch. New Netherland extended from present-day Albany, New York in the north to Delaware in the south, and encompassed parts of what are now the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut and Delaware.

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http://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/history-and-heritage/additional-resources/new-netherland-praatjes/
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Hosted by best-selling author Russell Shorto—author of The Island and the Center of the World and Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City—New Netherland Praatjes is a series of chats with historians, archaeologists, and other experts on New Netherland and the world of the 17th-century Dutch. New Netherland extended from present-day Albany, New York in the north to Delaware in the south, and encompassed parts of what are now the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut and Delaware.
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2016-08-06 06:37
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2016-08-06 06:36
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Number of Episodes
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
6.08.2016

009 Dennis Maika, The Economy of Seventeenth-Century New Amsterdam/Manhattan

NNI’s Senior Historian and Education Director Dennis Maika chats with Russell Shorto about Maika’s work on 17th-century New Amsterdam/Manhattan merchants and his work promoting the importance of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony to the New York Stat...
31.05.2016

008 Heidi Hill, Crailo State Historic Site

Crailo State Historic Site Director Heidi Hill chats with Russell Shorto about the history surrounding the settlement of the 17th-century Dutch patroonship of Rensselaerswijck, the history of the building itself, and the evolution of the site as a muse...
19.04.2016

007 Janny Venema, The Scholarship of Albany's Origins

Historian and New Netherland Research Center Associate Director Janny Venema chats with Russell Shorto about her more than thirty years of experience working with the documents of New Netherland, her life growing up in the Netherlands, her discovery of...
25.03.2016

006 Paul Huey, New Netherland Archaeology

Archaeologist Paul Huey, who has more than four decades of experience excavating sites across New York State, chats with Russell Shorto about Huey’s long and rewarding career. Huey explains the process behind archaeological excavations and the evolutio...
20.01.2016

005 Jeroen Dewulf, Slavery in New Netherland

Versatile scholar Jeroen Dewulf chats with Russell Shorto about Dewulf's article "Emulating a Portuguese Model: The Slave Policy of the West India Company and the Dutch Reformed Church in Dutch Brazil (1630-1654) and New Netherland (1614-1664) in Compa...
13.10.2015

004 Susanah Romney, Intimate Networks and the 17th-century Atlantic

Historian Susanah Romney, author of the award-winning book New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America, chats with Russell Shorto about Romney's research on intimate networks in the 17th-century Atlant...
10.08.2015

003 Len Tantillo, The Nature of Historical Painting

Len Tantillo, historical and marine artist, and Russell Shorto discuss Tantillo's distinguished career as a painter and storyteller of the early history of New York State.
12.06.2015

002 James Bradley, Natives in New Netherland

James Bradley, archaeologist and scholar of the American Indian, and Russell Shorto discuss a broad range of topics related to the Indians who once inhabited and some who still inhabit the American northeast.
24.04.2015

001 Charles Gehring, The Historical Significance of New Netherland

Charles Gehring, Director of the New Netherland Research Center, and Russell Shorto discuss various topics, including Dr. Gehring's forty-year career as a translator of the archives of New Netherland and the historical significance of the 17th-century ...