Some of the many things that heavily influenced 17th Century culture were maritime advancements, politicians and royal families, the Anglo-Dutch Wars, trade, and religion. The Culture short-docs focus on ways of life in the societies that were prominent on the international playing field in the 17th Century.

Firth Fabend on The Lives of Women in New Netherland
Dr. Firth Fabend, author and historian, answers our questions 'What was life like for women in New Netherland?' and 'How was English law different from Dutch law in regards to women's rights?'


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