Williamsburg Regional Library

Roanoke, the abandoned colony, Karen Ordahl Kupperman - (pbk.)

Summary
Roanoke explores Britain<U+2019>s attempt to establish a firm claim to North America in the hope that colonies would make England wealthy and powerful. Kupperman brings to life the men and women who struggled to carve out a settlement in an inhospitable environment on the Carolina coast and the complex Native American cultures they encountered. She reveals the mixture of goals and challenges that led to the colony<U+2019>s eventual abandonment, and discusses the theories about what might have become of the first English settlers in the New World as they adapted to life as Indians
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
viii, 182 pages, 22 cm
Isbn
9780742552630

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