1607: Jamestown and the New Worldby Dennis Montgomery
The stories in this book, drawn from the pages of the popular history magazine Colonial Williamsburg, are gathered here to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first English settlement in North America. Written by prominent historians and journalists and lavishly illustrated with period illustrations and dramatically reconstructed scenes, 1607: Jamestown and the New World highlights: Indian life before and after 1607, the business behind Jamestown, Pocahontas's rescue of John Smith, the Starving Time and reports of cannibalism, the origins of representative government, archaeologists' rediscovery of the original fort.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
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- New Edition
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- 8.64(w) x 10.62(h) x 0.67(d)
Meet the Author
Dennis Montgomery began his career as a writer and editor with the Associated Press in 1968. His work with Colonial Williamsburg, the journal of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, began twenty-three years later, and led him to the magazine's helm in 1998.
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