Petrus Stuyvesant


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Noun1.Petrus Stuyvesant - the last Dutch colonial administrator of New NetherlandPetrus Stuyvesant - the last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland; in 1664 he was forced to surrender the colony to England (1592-1672)
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The 11 papers, revised and often expanded from their presentations, consider such topics as controlled and uncontrolled reactions to propaganda in the Burgundian Low Countries during the 15th century, why Amsterdam did not join the 1572-78 revolt, and the struggle over the Sabbath in Petrus Stuyvesant's New Amsterdam.