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American genesis : Captain John Smith and the founding of Virginia

Author: Alden T Vaughan
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1975]
Series: Library of American biography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the life and career of the Elizabethan soldier of fortune, adventurer, and cartographer-publicist of the New World as they reflect his nation's expanding imperial enterprise and the beginnings of American settlement.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Smith; John Smith; John (Abenteurer) Smith; John Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alden T Vaughan
ISBN: 0316898074 9780316898072 0316898082 9780316898089
OCLC Number: 1155965
Description: ix, 207 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Between two worlds --
Outpost --
President Smith --
Time of troubles --
Search for stability : politics and diplomacy --
Search for stability : economics --
Reform --
Toward an American society --
Collapse of an experiment --
Still breathing Virginia --
A note on the sources.
Series Title: Library of American biography.
Responsibility: Alden T. Vaughan ; edited by Oscar Handlin.

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Recounts the life and career of the Elizabethan soldier of fortune, adventurer, and cartographer-publicist of the New World as they reflect his nation's expanding imperial enterprise and the beginnings of American settlement.

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