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The Jamestown Project

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674030565

Publication Date: 02/28/2009


392 pages

41 halftones

Belknap Press


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Creation Myths
  • 1. Elizabethan England Engages the World
  • 2. Adventurers, Opportunities, and Improvisation
  • 3. Indian Experience of the Atlantic
  • 4. English Hunger for the New
  • 5. Grasping America’s Contours
  • 6. A Welter of Colonial Projects
  • 7. Jamestown’s Uncertain Beginnings
  • 8. The Project Revised
  • 9. James Cittie in Virginia
  • Notes
  • Index

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