Joyce D. Goodfriend, Ph.D. (1975) in History, UCLA, is Professor of History at the University of Denver. She is the author of Before the Melting Pot: Society and Culture in Colonial New York City, 1664-1730 and editor of Revisiting New Netherland: Perspectives on Early Dutch America.
Benjamin Schmidt, Ph.D. (1994), Harvard University, is Associate Professor of History at the University of Washington. His books include the prize-winning Innocence Abroad: The Dutch Imagination and the New World (2001) and Making Knowledge in Early Modern Europe: Practices, Objects, and Texts, 1400-1800 (2007).
Annette Stott, Ph.D., Boston University, is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Denver. She is the author of Holland Mania: the Unknown Dutch Period in American Art and Culture, 1880-1913, as well as numerous articles and essays about Dutch and American visual culture.
All those interested in American ethnic history and the history of immigration; specialists in Dutch-American history, art, architecture, and literature; descendants of Dutch immigrants; academic and public libraries, especially in New York, New Jersey, Michigan, and Iowa.
"All essays are well-written, informative, and up to scholarly standards. (...) As the editors note at the end of the introduction, this volume is by no means the last word on the issue of Dutchness and Dutch-American studies. But it does break new ground in bringing heretofore seperate fields together and thus provides a platform for future research."
Jaap Jacobs, De Halve Maen 81:3 (2008) 63.
"(...)Going Dutch provides an informative new look at the place of the Dutch in American society as well as many leads and suggestions for further research."
Firth Haring Fabend, BMGN 124:3 (2009) 473-475.
Table of contents
List of Illustrations
List of Contributors
Holland in America, Joyce D. Goodfriend, Benjamin Schmidt & Annette Stott
PART I. COLONIAL DUTCH INFLUENCES
1. Dutch Art and the Hudson Valley Patroon Painters, Louisa Wood Ruby
2. Erasing the Dutch: The Critical Reception of Hudson Valley Dutch Architecture, 1670–1840, Joseph Manca
PART II. NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN INTERPRETERS OF DUTCHNESS
3. The Ghosting of the Hudson Valley Dutch, Judith Richardson
4. A Brahmin Goes Dutch: John Lothrop Motley and the Lessons of Dutch History in Nineteenth-Century Boston, Mark A. Peterson
PART III. MIGRATION AND ASSIMILATION
5. “But tho we love old Holland still, we love Columbia more,” the Formation of a Dutch-American Subculture in the United States, 1840–1920, Hans Krabbendam
6. Churches Bigger Than Windmills: Religion and Dutchness in Minnesota, 1885–1928, Robert Schoone-Jongen
7. Windmills on the Plains: Vision and Social Memory in Two Dutch Communities in Iowa, Julie Berger Hochstrasser
PART IV. DUTCH ART AND AMERICAN COLLECTORS
8. Great Expectations: The Golden Age Redeems the Gilded Era, Nancy T. Minty
9. Old Masters in the New World: The Hudson-Fulton Exhibition of 1909 and its Legacy, Dennis P. Weller
PART V. DUTCH CULTURAL INFLUENCES IN MODERN AMERICA
10. Crossing the Frontiers of the Unknown: Fred. L. Polak’s Road to Pioneer of Futures Studies in the United States, Tity de Vries
11. From Bauhaus to Our House to Koolhaas: The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) and Modern American Culture, Christopher Pierce
Dutchness in Fact and Fiction, Willem Frijhoff