The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590 : Documents to illustrate the English Voyages to North America under the Patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584 Volume II, Hardback Book

The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590 : Documents to illustrate the English Voyages to North America under the Patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584 Volume II Hardback

Edited by David Beers Quinn

Part of the Hakluyt Society, Second Series series

Description

Texts from Hakluyt's Principall Navigations (1589), together with the items added by him in 1600 and much additional material, a few documents in summary form.

This volume follows on from Second Series 194, with a continuous main pagination, taking the narrative from January 1586/7 to 1590 and later. Appended is an article on the language of the Carolina Algonkian tribes by James A.

Geary, with a word-list; a chapter on the archaeology of the Roanoke settlements; and a detailed account of the MS and printed sources. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1955.

Owing to technical constraints the map of Raleigh's Virginia, 1584-90 which appeared in the original edition of the book is not included.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9781409414711

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