Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony / Edition 2

Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony / Edition 2

by Karen Ordahl Kupperman
     
 

The story of Roanoke is a tale marked by courage, miscalculation, exhilaration, intrigue, and enduring mystery. Now in its second edition, Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony tells the tragic and heroic story of the lost colony during the years between Columbus's voyages and the landing of the Mayflower. Award-winning historian Karen Ordahl Kupperman brings to life

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The story of Roanoke is a tale marked by courage, miscalculation, exhilaration, intrigue, and enduring mystery. Now in its second edition, Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony tells the tragic and heroic story of the lost colony during the years between Columbus's voyages and the landing of the Mayflower. Award-winning historian Karen Ordahl Kupperman brings to life the struggle of the settlers and the complex Native American cultures they encountered; and examines reasons for the colony's failure and what might have become of the first English settlers in the New World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742552630
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/25/2007
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
641,455
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 5.82(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: England's Bid for Greatness
Chapter 2: The First Colony: A Military Outpost
Chapter 3: Expectations
Chapter 4: The Carolina Algonquians on the Eve of Colonization
Chapter 5: The Strained Relationship of Indians and Colonists
Chapter 6: The Debate Over Colonies
Chapter 7: A Genuine Settlement
Chapter 8: Abandonment at Roanoke
Chapter 9: Endings
Epilogue: The Nature of Successful Colonization
Afterword

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