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The journals of Captain John Smith : a Jamestown biography

Author: John Smith; John M Thompson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2007.
Series: National Geographic adventure classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on Smith's two and a half years in Jamestown, this edition of his journals details the colony's founding and its struggle to survive. Updated with modern spelling and punctuation, the writings of America's first adventurer-explorer are as exciting today as they were in his own time.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Diaries
Named Person: John Smith; John Smith
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Smith; John M Thompson
ISBN: 9781426200557 1426200552
OCLC Number: 76167091
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Into the land of Pocahontas --
Smith becomes a werowance --
First Chesapeake voyage --
Second Chesapeake voyage --
President John Smith --
Powhatan the subtle savage --
The coup against Smith --
Jamestown without Smith --
Peace and war.
Series Title: National Geographic adventure classics.
Other Titles: Journals.
Responsibility: edited by John M. Thompson.
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Drawing from Smith's own personal journals, this biography paints a rich and detailed portrait of one of America's most intriguing founding fathers.  Read more...

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