Envisioning America English Plans for the Colonization of North America, 1580-1640

ISBN-10: 0312096704

ISBN-13: 9780312096700

Edition: 1995

Authors: Peter C. Mancall

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This collection of documents gives twenty-first century readers a glimpse of the time when the possibility of colonizing North America was anything but certain. Pamphlets, accounts, and engravings from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century capture the process of English colonization from its origins in promotional propaganda to its realization on the shores of North America.
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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 3/15/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Introduction: English Promotion and Settlement of the americas
The Documents
"Inducements to the Liking of the Voyage Intended towards Virginia in 40. and 42. Degrees" (1585)
"Discourse of Western Planting" (1584)
A True Reporte of the Late Discoveries . . . by . . . Sir Humphrey Gilbert (1583)
A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia (1590)
Illustration section: Selections from Theodor de Bry's engravings of John White's True Pictures and Fashions of the People in That Parte of America Now Called Virginia (1585)
"Of the Voyage for Guiana" (1596?)
"A Discourse of the Plantation of the Southern Colonie in Virginia" (1606-1607)
A True Declaration of the Estate of the Colonie in Virginia (Issued by the Virginia Company) (1610)
"Reasons to Be Considered for Justifying the Undertakers of the Intended Plantation in New England and for Encouraging Such Whose Hearts God Shall Move to Join with Them in It" (1629)
A Description of New England (1616) and Advertisements for the Unexperienced Planters of New England, or Any Where (1631)
William Wood, New England's Prospect (1635)
Chronology of Exploration and Colonization in the Americas
Suggestions for Further Reading
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