Roanoke, the Abandoned Colony, Volume 2

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1984 - History - 182 pages
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Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony recovers the earliest days of exploration and settlement the often forgotten years between Columbus's voyages and the landing of the Mayflower. Writing from a background in both Indian and English history, Karen Ordahl Kupperman movingly describes the first English colony in America, bringing historical themes to life through fascinating portraits of individuals who lived the drama of the lost colony."
 

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Contents

ENGLANDS BID FOR GREATNESS
1
THE FIRST COLONY A MILITARY OUTPOST
15
EXPECTATIONS
28
THE CAROLINA ALGONQUIANS ON THE EVE OF COLONIZATION
45
THE STRAINED RELATIONSHIP OF INDIANS AND COLONISTS
66
THE DEBATE OVER COLONIES
88
A GENUINE SETTLEMENT
106
ABANDONMENT AT ROANOKE
122
ENDINGS
141
EPILOGUE THE NATURE OF SUCCESSFUL COLONIZATION
164
NOTES
174
INDEX
179
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Karen Ordahl Kupperman is Silver Professor of History at New York University. She is the award-winning author of Indians and English: Facing Off in Early America and Providence Island, 1630 1641: The Other Puritan Colony.

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