The Hudson River Valley Review

HRVI releases Spring 2014 issue of its journal of regional studies

POUGHKEEPSIE (May 23, 2014) – The latest issue of The Hudson River Valley Review, a journal of regional studies published by the Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College is available now at select museum shops and bookstores, including the Marist College Bookstore. The Spring 2014 issue begins with "The Great North River of New Netherland: The Hudson River and Dutch Colonization" by Jaap Jacobs, which examines how the old-world colonists faced, and translated, their new-world experience. This article is adapted from the second annual Handel-Krom lecture in Hudson River Valley History.


Preview the Spring 2014 issue, read the contributors’ notes, Book Reviews, and New and Noteworthy Books
online at: http://www.hudsonrivervalley.org/review/.

Amy Godine’s "The Abolitionist and The Land Reformer: Gerrit Smith and Tom Devyr" examines the relationship and the The Hudson River Valley Reviewdifferences between these two men so dedicated to social change. Laurence M. Hauptman and Heriberto Dixon present a biography of a leader as well as his campaign for improving the conditions of the Ramapough in "The Recognizable Ramapough: Chief Butch Redbone’s Quest for Federal and State Acknowledgement." James Johnson offers a "Notes and Documents" article presenting and adapting Merle Sheffield’s research into the design of Fort Arnold in the Hudson Highlands. Thom Johnson and Rob Yasinsac share their recent "discovery" about the unknown past of the Northgate Estate in Cold Spring. Also featured: a Regional Writing poem, three book reviews, and the latest batch of "New and Noteworthy" books.

Articles in the Spring 2014 issue:
  • “The Great North River of New Netherland”: The Hudson River and Dutch Colonization by Jaap Jacobs
  • "The Abolitionist and The Land Reformer: Gerrit Smith and Tom Devyr" by Amy Godine
  • "The Recognizable Ramapough: Chief Butch Redbone’s Quest for Federal and State Acknowledgement" by Laurence M. Hauptman and Heriberto Dixon

Notes & Documents: 

  • "Who Planned Fort Arnold?" by James M. Johnson

Regional History Forum:

  • "The Ruins of the Northgate Estate in Cold Spring" by Thom Johnson and Rob Yasinsac

PLUS : Regional Writing, Book Reviews, and New & Noteworthy


 

The Hudson River Valley Review is available at select booksellers and museum giftshops throughout the region for $15.00 each. Subscriptions are available through the website at: http://www.hudsonrivervalley.org/review/subscribe.html, or by calling 845-575-3052. A one-year subscription (two issues) is $20.00, save even more by subscribing for two years at $35.00.

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