Robert Livingston and the Politics of Colonial New York, 1654-1728

Lawrence H. Leder
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 12/1961
Reprint Date: 12/2012
Pages: 322
Paperback ISBN: 9780807838631
Paperback Publication Date: 12/2012
Ebook ISBN: 9780807838624


This is the biography of a wily Scots settler who arrived in New York in 1675 and became one of the colony’s wealthiest and most powerful citizens. His career illustrates the growing breach between English and American approaches to political and administrative problems.

Originally published in 1961.

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Choice Outstanding Academic Title (1957)

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