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The Resource Savage kingdom : the true story of Jamestown, 1607, and the settlement of America, Benjamin Woolley

Savage kingdom : the true story of Jamestown, 1607, and the settlement of America, Benjamin Woolley

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Savage kingdom : the true story of Jamestown, 1607, and the settlement of America
Title
Savage kingdom
Title remainder
the true story of Jamestown, 1607, and the settlement of America
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Woolley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Four centuries ago, a group of men--led by a one-armed ex-pirate, an epileptic aristocrat, a reprobate cleric and a government spy--left London aboard a fleet of three ships to start a new life in America. They arrived in Virginia in the spring of 1607 and set about trying to create a settlement on a tiny island in the James River. Despite their shortcomings, and against the odds, they built Jamestown, a ramshackle outpost that laid the foundations of the British Empire and the United States of America. Drawing on new discoveries, neglected sources and manuscript collections scattered across the world, this book reveals a reckless, daring enterprise led by outcasts of the Old World who found themselves interlopers in a new one. It charts their journey into a beautiful landscape and a sophisticated culture that they found both ravishing and alien, which they yearned to possess but threatened to destroy--From publisher description
Cataloging source
B@L
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Woolley, Benjamin
Dewey number
973.2/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F234.J3
LC item number
W66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pocahontas
  • Jamestown (Va.)
  • Virginia
Label
Savage kingdom : the true story of Jamestown, 1607, and the settlement of America, Benjamin Woolley
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as "Savage kingdom : Virginia and the founding of English America" in the United Kingdom in 2007 by HarperPress
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-458) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 469 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060090562
Isbn Type
(HRD)
Lccn
2007274261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0006895761
  • 475874
Label
Savage kingdom : the true story of Jamestown, 1607, and the settlement of America, Benjamin Woolley
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as "Savage kingdom : Virginia and the founding of English America" in the United Kingdom in 2007 by HarperPress
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-458) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 469 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060090562
Isbn Type
(HRD)
Lccn
2007274261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0006895761
  • 475874

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