Lost Colonists: Their Fortune and Probable Fate

Lost Colonists: Their Fortune and Probable Fate

by David Beers Quinn
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Lost Colonists: Their Fortune and Probable Fate by David Beers Quinn

This book discusses the composition of the Lost Colony of 1587, the conditions on Roanoke Island, and the activities of the English colonists after landing there. The author speculates about what happened to the colonists between 1587 and 1590 and offers his conclusion to their fate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865262041
Publisher: North Carolina Office of Archives and History
Publication date: 01/01/1984
Series: America's 400th Anniversary Series
Pages: 71
Sales rank: 1,371,075
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

David Beers Quinn (1909-2002) authored more than thirty books on the history of early European exploration of North America. He earned a Ph.D. from King's College, London. Dr. Quinn taught at several institutions throughout his distinguished career: University of Southampton (1934-1939); Queens University, Belfast (1939-1944); University College, Swansea (1944-1957); and University of Liverpool (1957-1993).

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