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Jamestown The Buried Truth

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ISBN-10: 0813927706

ISBN-13: 9780813927701

Edition: 2009

Authors: William M. Kelso

List price: $29.95
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What was life really like for the band of adventurers who first set foot on the banks of the James River in 1607? Important as the accomplishments of these men and women were, the written records pertaining to them are scarce, ambiguous, and often conflicting, and those curious about the birthplace of the United States are left to turn to dramatic and often highly fictionalized reports. In Jamestown, the Buried Truth, William Kelso takes us literally to the soil where the Jamestown colony began, unearthing the James Fort and its contents to reveal fascinating evidence of the lives and deaths of the first settlers, of their endeavors and struggles, and of their relationships with the…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 11/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

William M. Kelso is director of archaeology at Jamestown Rediscovery, the first permanent settlement in America. He has lectured on architectural history at the University of Virginia's School of Architecture and is an adjunct professor at the College of William and Mary. He is the author or coauthor of several books on Jamestown, Monticello, and other historical sites.