Set Fair for Roanoke: Voyages and Colonies, 1584-1606

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Quinn's study brings together the results of his nearly fifty years of research on the voyages outfitted by Sir Walter Raleigh and the efforts to colonize Roanoke Island. It is a fascinating book, rich in details of the colonists' experiences in the New World. Quinn "solves" the mystery of the Lost Colony with the controversial conclusion that many of the colonists lived with the Powhatans until the first decade of the seventeenth century when ...
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Overview

Quinn's study brings together the results of his nearly fifty years of research on the voyages outfitted by Sir Walter Raleigh and the efforts to colonize Roanoke Island. It is a fascinating book, rich in details of the colonists' experiences in the New World. Quinn "solves" the mystery of the Lost Colony with the controversial conclusion that many of the colonists lived with the Powhatans until the first decade of the seventeenth century when they were massacred.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807841235
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 3/8/1985
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 1.10 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Note on Editing xiii
Preface xv
Part 1 Voyages and Colonies, 1584-1586 1
Chapter 1. Ralegh's Involvement in the North American Enterprise 3
Chapter 2. Preliminaries of the 1584 Voyage 20
Chapter 3. The Initial Contact 28
Chapter 4. Planning the First Virginia Voyage 45
Chapter 5. The 1585 Voyage 55
Chapter 6. Founding the Colony: The First Steps 67
Chapter 7. The Settlers, 1585-1586 87
Chapter 8. Explorations 99
Chapter 9. The Final Phase 121
Chapter 10. Rescue and Frustration, 1586 130
Chapter 11. A Colony Which Died 150
Part 2 Surveys of Man and Beast 155
Chapter 12. The World of Nature 157
Chapter 13. The World of Men 182
Chapter 14. Englishmen and Native Americans 205
Part 3 A Colony Is Formed and Lost 239
Chapter 15. A Colony Launched 241
Chapter 16. A Colony Created 273
Chapter 17. The Years of Frustration, 1587-1589 295
Chapter 18. A Last Voyage 315
Part 4 A Colony Is Lost: New Explorations Continue 339
Chapter 19. A Colony Is Lost and Found? 341
Chapter 20. An Archaeological Resurrection? 379
Chapter 21. The Past and the Future 413
Appendix. An Archaeologist's View of Indian Society 425
Notes 429
Bibliographical Note 443
Index 451
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