A New Look at Jamestown

Book - 2007
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"Follow the drama as three small ships from England reach the New World in the spring of 1607 with 104 souls on board. At the edge of a powerful Indian confederacy, they settle in Jamestown and pave the way for the birth of our nation. This is the real story of the settlers who have never enjoyed the acclaim of the more celebrated Plymouth Pilgrims. Within a year of their arrival, two-thirds are dead from Indian attacks, disease, or starvation. Damned by fortune, they are subsequently condemned by historians: Couldn't they defend themselves? Why not dig a well? Now, new archaeological evidence unearthed at Jamestown gives us the bigger picture ... "--BIP.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Geographic,, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9781426300127
Branch Call Number: J 973.21 LA
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Block, Ira

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