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Author Chaves, Kelly K., author

Title Explorers of the American east : mapping the world through primary documents / Kelly K. Chaves and Oliver C. Walton, with Jay H. Buckley and Jeffery D. Nokes
Published Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2019]
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Series Mapping the world through primary documents
Mapping the world through primary documents.
Contents John Cabot's expeditions, 1497-1499 -- Jacques Cartier's expeditions, 1534-1536 -- Hernando de Soto's expeditions, 1539-1543 -- Sir Walter Ralegh's Roanoke expeditions, 1584-1590 -- Samuel de Champlain explores Acadia, New France, and Northern New England, 1603-1635 -- George Waymouth explores the Northwest Passage (1602) and New England (1605) -- John Smith explores Virginia and New England and champions English Colonies, 1606-1631 -- Henry Hudson's expeditions to New Netherland (1609) and the Northwest Passage (1610) -- John Lawson in the Carolinas, 1700-1711 -- Joseph Frederick Wallet des Barres and the Atlantic Neptune, 1763-1784
Summary "Focusing on ten key figures whose careers illuminate the history of the European exploration of North America, this book presents compelling first-person narratives that bring to life the challenges of historical scholarship in the academic classroom"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Americas -- Discovery and exploration -- European -- Sources
Americas -- History -- To 1810 -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Buckley, Jay H., contributor
Nokes, Jeffery D., contributor
Walton, Oliver, author
LC no. 2018046065
ISBN 144083931X
9781440839313 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)