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Author Bernhard, Virginia, 1937-

Title A tale of two colonies : what really happened in Virginia and Bermuda? / Virginia Bernhard
Published Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (220 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The Wreck of the Sea Venture -- Bad blood at Jamestown -- Troubles in paradise -- The starving time -- Deliverance -- A tale of two colonies -- The confluence of three cultures
Summary In this fascinating tale of England's first two New World colonies, Bernhard links Virginia and Bermuda in a series of unintended consequences resulting from natural disaster, ignorance of native cultures, diplomatic intrigue, and the fateful arrival of the first Africans in both colonies. --from publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.
Somers, George, Sir, 1554-1610.
Strachey, William, 1572?-1621.
Sea Venture (Ship)
Virginia Company of London.
Shipwrecks -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 17th century.
Bermuda Islands -- Discovery and exploration -- English.
Bermuda Islands -- History -- 17th century.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Virginia -- Discovery and exploration -- English.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826272576 (electronic bk.)
9780826272577 (electronic bk.)