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The lost colony of Roanoke : new perspectives

Author: Brandon Fullam
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than four centuries the fate of the Roanoke colony has remained a mystery. Through a close examination of the early accounts, previously unknown or unexamined documents and native Algonquian oral tradition, this book deconstructs the traditional theories. What emerges is a fresh narrative of the activities, challenges, disappointments and ultimate fate of the Lost Colony"--
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Fullam, Brandon, 1944-
Lost colony of Roanoke.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017
(DLC) 2017009138
(OCoLC)964380359
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brandon Fullam
ISBN: 9781476628493 1476628491
OCLC Number: 978294906
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part I. The Raleigh years --
Setting the stage: 1496-1586 --
Planning the Cittie of Ralegh: July 27, 1586-July 22, 1587 --
Simon Fernandez and the aborted Chesapeake plan: July 22-August 27, 1587 --
Decisions at Roanoke: August 28-September 30, 1587 --
The colonists select a mainland settlement site: October-November 1587 --
Pivotal events in England and Virginia: January-June 1588 --
The legend of the CORA tree and the outpost at Croatoan: July-September 1588 --
A critical gamble at sea: September 1588-August 1589 --
The great hurricane and the final collapse of the colony: September 1589 --
The "legend of the coharie" and the hurricane's aftermath: October 1589-January 1590 --
John White's final voyage; Roanoke and Croatoan abandoned: February-October 1590 --
Raleigh and Guiana; rumors of survivors: 1594-1606 --
Part II. The Jamestown intelligence --
John Smith's a true relation and the "Zoiga Map": 1607-1608 --
The "men cloathed" at Ocanahonan and Pakrakanick: 1607-1608 --
The "men apparalled" at Pananiock/Panawicke: 1607-1608 --
John Smith and the Powhatan-slaughter myth: 1608-1609 --
The Francisco Fernandez de Ocija reconnaissance: 1609 --
William Strachey and the "slaughter at Roanoke": 1609-1611 --
The "slaughter at Roanoke" solved: 1610-1611 --
Lost colony clues and Powhatan oral tradition: 1611-1612 --
Part III. Lost colony survivors and descendants --
Survival possibilities: 1612-1711 --
The search for descendants 18th century and beyond --
Summation.
Responsibility: Brandon Fullam.

Abstract:

"For more than four centuries the fate of the Roanoke colony has remained a mystery. Through a close examination of the early accounts, previously unknown or unexamined documents and native Algonquian oral tradition, this book deconstructs the traditional theories. What emerges is a fresh narrative of the activities, challenges, disappointments and ultimate fate of the Lost Colony"--

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