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Captain John Smith : a select edition of his writings

Author: John Smith; Karen Ordahl Kupperman; Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, ©1988.
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This book presents an imaginative selection and thematic arrangement of Captain John Smith's most important writings. The goal is to make Smith accessible to scholars, students, and general readers alike. The editor's introductory material and notes clarify Smith's meaning and the context in which he wrote, while the selections are large enough to allow Captain Smith to speak for himself.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, John, 1580-1631.
Captain John Smith.
Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)568757351
Named Person: John Smith; John Smith
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Smith; Karen Ordahl Kupperman; Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
ISBN: 0807817783 9780807817780 0807842087 9780807842089
OCLC Number: 16581630
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 290 pages, [5] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: John Smith : life and legend --
Jamestown : John Smith as leader --
John Smith as ethnographer : his relations with the Indians --
John Smith as interpreter of the environment --
The future of colonization.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Karen Ordahl Kupperman.

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An admirably balanced and judicious selection of the redoubtable Capt. John Smith's oeuvre.John Seelye, University of Florida

 
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