Captain John Smith (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): 1579-1631

Captain John Smith (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): 1579-1631

by Rossiter Johnson
     
 

Published in 1915, this book presents a cogent and engaging biography of the English explorer who was saved by the Native American woman, Pocahontas—then established settlements in her country shortly after. Johnson effectively sifts through many of the apocryphal tales of Smith’s youth, while detailing the established facts of Smith’s life,

Overview


Published in 1915, this book presents a cogent and engaging biography of the English explorer who was saved by the Native American woman, Pocahontas—then established settlements in her country shortly after. Johnson effectively sifts through many of the apocryphal tales of Smith’s youth, while detailing the established facts of Smith’s life, with particular emphasis on his pioneering work in the colony of Virginia.  

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454651
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
228
File size:
214 KB

Meet the Author


Rossiter Johnson (18401931) was an American editor, poet, lexicographer, lecturer, and historian. He was the editor-in-chief of the fifty volume set of The World’s Greatest Books (1898-1901), and his works include The Great Events by Famous Historians (1904) and The Clash of Nations, its Causes and Consequences (1914).

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