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1607

A New Look at Jamestown
Lange, Karen E. (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
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1607: A New Look at Jamestown is the last word on America's first colony. With expert appraisal of new archaeological evidence, this National Geographic title stands alone for timely authority and visual appeal.

Karen Lange's gripping narrative incorporates analysis of the latest discoveries from the Jamestown site. The text has been researched with the help of National Geographic grantee Dr. William Kelso. The pages come alive with Ira Block's stunning photography, detailing newly discovered artifacts, and highlighting authentic Jamestown reenactments. Compelling new theories, a National Geographic period map, and stunning reenactment photography take us back to Jamestown in 1607, where the course of our country's history changed forever.

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Baker & Taylor
An examination of what happened at the Jamestown settlement presents a detailed review of the new archaeological evidence to profile the housing, food, clothing, tools, and causes of death of the early settlers.

Baker
& Taylor

Through a detailed review of the newest archaeological evidence unearthed from the Jamestown site, a comprehensive examination of what happened to the people at this settlement is presented, complete with full-color photos, a map of the colony places, and profiles of the settlers who suffered greatly during their first year in the New World.

Authors: Lange, Karen E.
Statement of Responsibility: by Karen E. Lange ; photography by Ira Block
Title: 1607
a new look at Jamestown
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2007
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index
Contents: Strangers in a strange land
A Native American empire
All that glitters
Nothing to lose
Indians at the fort
The dying times
Discovering the drought
Green gold
Winners take all
Remembering Jamestown today
Subject Headings: Jamestown (Va.) History 17th century Frontier and pioneer life Virginia Jamestown Powhatan Indians Virginia Jamestown History 17th century Virginia History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Topical Term: Frontier and pioneer life
Powhatan Indians
Alternate Title: New look at Jamestown
LCCN: 2006005824
ISBN: 9781426300127
1426300123
9781426300134
1426300131
Branch Call Number: J 973.21 L
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Archaeological evidence from Jamestown, America’s first colony, indicates new information about the lives and deaths of America’s earliest settlers. With vivid, didactic photographs.


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