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Inventing Virginia : Sir Walter Raleigh and the rhetoric of colonization, 1584-1590 /
Michael G. Moran.
imprint
New York : Peter Lang, c2007.
description
xv, 261 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0820486949 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780820486949 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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imprint
New York : Peter Lang, c2007.
isbn
0820486949 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820486949 (hardcover : alk. paper)
contents note
Virginia as a garden : Arthur Barlowe's "first voyage made to the coastes of America" (1584) -- Explaining a failure : Ralph Lane's 1586 Account as apologia -- Thomas Hariot's A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia and the possibilities of settlement -- The English gaze, Virginia, and the Roanoke Indians : John White as ethnographic illustrator -- Renaissance surveying techniques and the 1590 Hariot-White-de Bry maps of Virginia -- John White and the Renaissance exploration report as personal apologia -- Conclusion.
catalogue key
6105546
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-253) and index.
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Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Virginia as a garden : Arthur Barlowe's "First voyage made to the coasts of America" (1584)p. 33
Explaining a failure : Ralph Lane's 1586 Account as apologiap. 61
Thomas Hariot's A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia and the possibilities of settlementp. 95
The English gaze, Virginia, and the Roanoke Indians : John White as ethnographic illustratorp. 139
Renaissance surveying techniques and the 1590 Hariot-White-de Bry maps of Virginiap. 181
John White and the Renaissance exploration report as personal apologiap. 203
Conclusionp. 225
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