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The Virginia Adventure: Roanoke to James Towne, an Archaeological and Historical Odyssey
     

The Virginia Adventure: Roanoke to James Towne, an Archaeological and Historical Odyssey

by Ivor Noel Hume
 

In The Virginia Adventure, Noel Hume turns his attention to the two earliest English settlements in Virginia, Roanoke and James Towne, with fascinating results. Combining information gathered through excavations of the sites with contemporary accounts from journals, letters, and official records of the period, the author illuminates the exploits of Sir Walter

Overview

In The Virginia Adventure, Noel Hume turns his attention to the two earliest English settlements in Virginia, Roanoke and James Towne, with fascinating results. Combining information gathered through excavations of the sites with contemporary accounts from journals, letters, and official records of the period, the author illuminates the exploits of Sir Walter Raleigh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the dissapearance of the Roanoke colony.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813917580
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Virginia Bookshelf Series
Pages:
491
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Ivor Noel Hume is the former director of Colonial Williamsburg's archaeological research program and the author of fifteen books, including Martin's Hundred (available from the University of Virginia Press). Noel Hume lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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