Henry Hudson  and the Voyage that redrew the Map of the New World



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Learn how small clues in well-thumbed source texts can still yield valuable insights into events, character,and motivation.

Understand the nature and evolution of the documentary record.

Events, media,

and miscellany

•Visit National Geographic’s The Hudson: The River That Defined America, (“Hudson’s Arrival”) and watch the video interviews with me

•Read my essay “Was Henry Hudson a Spy?” online at History News Network.

•Hear my conversation with Lewis Lapham , Editor of Lapham’s Quarterly and Editor Emeritus and National Correspondent of Harper’s, at Bloomberg Radio.

•Hear my conversation with Robert Sullivan and Eric Sanderson (Mannahatta) at the Tenement Museum in Manhattan, September 17.






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To learn more about Hudson’s final, fatal voyage of 1610-11, read my book God’s Mercies.

•For media information, interview and appearance requests, and sub-rights, contact Peter Miller at Bloomsbury USA

•To contact Douglas Hunter directly, send an email here

•To follow me on Twitter, go to DWHauthor

Published by Bloomsbury Press in the U.S. and U.K.

Distributed in Canada by Penguin.

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