de Halve Maen
Magazine of the Dutch Colonial Period in America
Since 1922, the Holland Society of New York has published
the quarterly journal de Halve Maen. It serves as
a vehicle for new research illuminating the Dutch
contribution to American history, and includes essays
on various aspects of New Netherland material culture,
such as agriculture, architecture, silversmithing,
and the decorative arts.
The glossy magazine is edited by noted New Netherland scholar Dr. David William Voorhees,
editor of the Flatbush Church Records and of the Papers of Jacob Leisler. Dr. Voorhees strives
to present the broadest and latest
research in New Netherland studies by the foremost European
and American experts.
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and is subscribed to by leading universities as well as large and small library collections worldwide.
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Table of Contents:
Vol. 88, No. 3, Fall 2015
A Fake Treaty, the Two Row Wampum, Oral Traditions, and Shared Histories in New Netherland and Colonial New York: The View from 1614.
by William Starna
“For the best interest of the country”: the Landdag of New Netherland, development of a provincial assembly (1649–1664)
by H. Cornelisse
Book Review: Francis J. Sypher, Liber A of the Collegiate Churches of New York, Part 2
by Harry Macy
Here and There in New Netherland Studies
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