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John Smith's Chesapeake voyages, 1607-1609

Author: Helen C RountreeWayne E ClarkKent MountfordMichael B BarberChesapeake Bay Gateways Network.All authors
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this illustrated book, scholars from multiple disciplines take the reader on John Smith's exploratory voyages and reconstruct the Chesapeake environment and its people as Smith encountered them."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rountree, Helen C., 1944-
John Smith's Chesapeake voyages, 1607-1609.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607141448
Online version:
Rountree, Helen C., 1944-
John Smith's Chesapeake voyages, 1607-1609.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608482153
Named Person: John Smith; John Smith; John Smith; John Smith; John Smith, Abenteurer.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen C Rountree; Wayne E Clark; Kent Mountford; Michael B Barber; Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.; United States. National Park Service.; Virginia. Department of Historic Resources.; Maryland Historical Trust.
ISBN: 9780813926445 0813926440
OCLC Number: 76481428
Notes: "Published in association with the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network and the U.S. National Park Service, Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and Maryland Historical Trust."
Description: xi, 402 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The Chesapeake environment in the early seventeenth century --
The world of Algonquian-speaking peoples --
Englishmen in the Chesapeake --
John Smith's first voyage up the Chesapeake Bay : June 2-July 21, 1608 --
John Smith's second voyage up the Chesapeake Bay : July 24-September 7, 1608 --
The Powhatan River, becoming "King James His River," and Hampton Roads --
The "Pamunkey" : the York River drainage --
The farmers and fishermen of the lower Eastern Shore --
The middle Eastern Shore : land of marsh and merchants --
The head of the bay : the Iroquoian speakers' northwest passage --
The Patuxent River basin : "good cheer" and "infinite kinds of fish" --
The Potomac River : conduit and boundary --
The Rappahannock River basin and the Piedmont peoples.
Responsibility: Helen C. Rountree, Wayne E. Clark, and Kent Mountford ; contributing authors, Michael B. Barber [and others].
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