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Author Rosenblatt, Albert M
Title Opening Statements : Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (268 pages)
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Series Excelsior Editions Ser
Excelsior Editions Ser
Note Intro -- Opening Statements -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments with thanks -- Acknowledgments of Previous or Prospective Appearances -- Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. "… a well regulated country where justice and government prevail " -- 2. The Souls of New Amsterdam's African American Children -- 3. Matters of "Trifling Moment ": New Netherland and the New York Tradition of Arbitration -- 4. The Declaration of Independence and the Dutch Legacy -- 5. Real Estate or Political Sovereignty? The Dutch, Munsees, and the Purchase of Manhattan Island -- 6. Crimen Læsæ Maiestatis or Abuse of Power? The 1647 Trial of Cornelis Melijn and Jochem Pietersz Kuijter Jaap Jacobs -- 7. Imagining the Stadt Huys -- 8. Prosecution or Persecution? The 1657 Flushing Incident -- 9. Lutherans and the Law in New Netherland: The Politics of Religion -- 10. A Flourishing City: Jews in New Amsterdam, 1654 -- 11. Governors Island and the Origins of Religious Tolerence -- 12. Marital Litigations in New Netherland and Proprietary New York: Similarities and Differences in Application of Dutch and English Law -- 13. English Law through Dutch Eyes: The Leislerian Understanding of the English Legal System in New York -- Contributor Biographies -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rosenblatt, Albert M. Opening Statements : Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York Albany : State University of New York Press,c2013 9781438446578
Subject Law -- New York (State) -- History.;Dutch -- New York (State) -- History -- 17th century.;New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
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Alt Author Rosenblatt, Julia C
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