Russell Shorto

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Russell Shorto is the director of the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. In 2004 he completed his best-selling history of the Dutch in New York, titled The Island at the Center of the World, and has been published in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Brazil, and other countries.

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Winter 2010

The British seize Manhattan from the Dutch—and alter the trajectory of North American history