Norwegians in New-Netherland in the 1620s and 1630s

Drange, Ernst Berge
December 2013
Halve Maen;Winter2013, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p75
The article explores the history of Dutch colonization and Norwegian emigration in North America. The author examines the development of a transatlantic cultural community and social organization in the Dutch colonies. Other topics include Norwegians in the Amsterdam Lutheran church membership rolls, the role of the Dutch West India Company in colonization, and the settlement of the city of New Amsterdam (New York).


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