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Sea venture : shipwreck, survival, and the salvation of the first English colony in the New World / Kieran Doherty.

Authors: Doherty, Kieran.
Call number: 973.21 DOH
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Publication date: 2007.
Subject: Seafaring life -- History -- 17th century.
Shipwrecks -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 17th century.
Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Bermuda Islands -- History -- 17th century.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Sea Venture (Ship)
Title: Sea venture : shipwreck, survival, and the salvation of the first English colony in the New World / Kieran Doherty.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 276 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents note: "Preparations most urgent"-- Sailing in friendly consort -- "A dreadful storm and hideous" -- The Isle of Devils -- "That disorderlie company" -- Mutinies -- Famine ghastly and pale -- "Misery and misgovernment" -- The buried heart -- Violent proceedings and villainy -- To populate and plant the islands -- A most pious and noble end -- "Our hoped and desired ilands" -- The Virginian woman -- "A faire and perfect common weale" -- Aftermath.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-276).
ISBN: 9780312354534
0312354533
LCCN: 2007005488
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1100472
Bib No.: 1100472

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