Martin's Hundred: The Discovery of a Lost Colonial Virginia Settlement

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Dell, 1983 - History - 343 pages
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Martin's Hundred is an enjoyable archeological mystery tour. The main point that was driven home to me was that archeological evidence is often open to more to one interpretation. The book describes a ... Read full review

Contents

Looking for the Old Plantation
13
Matters of Grave Concern
34
Putting the Governor in His Place
62
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Ivor NoEl Hume is the former chief archaeologist of Colonial Williamsburg and director of the Williamsburg Depart-ment of Archaeology. He led the team that discovered the first traces of England's failed Roanoke Island colony, and his book "A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America" is the definitive source on the subject. In 1992 Hume was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his services to British cultural interests in Virginia. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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