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Author Rountree, Helen C., 1944-

Title John Smith's Chesapeake voyages, 1607-1609 / Helen C. Rountree, Wayne E. Clark, and Kent Mountford ; contributing authors, Michael B. Barber ... [et al.].

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  917.5518 R761j 2007    ---  Available
Description xi, 402 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Note "Published in association with the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network and the U.S. National Park Service, Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and Maryland Historical Trust."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-389) and index.
Contents The Chesapeake environment in the early seventeenth century -- The world of Algonquian-speaking peoples -- Englishmen in the Chesapeake -- John Smith's first voyage up the Chesapeake Bay : June 2-July 21, 1608 -- John Smith's second voyage up the Chesapeake Bay : July 24-September 7, 1608 -- The Powhatan River, becoming "King James His River," and Hampton Roads -- The "Pamunkey" : the York River drainage -- The farmers and fishermen of the lower Eastern Shore -- The middle Eastern Shore : land of marsh and merchants -- The head of the bay : the Iroquoian speakers' northwest passage -- The Patuxent River basin : "good cheer" and "infinite kinds of fish" -- The Potomac River : conduit and boundary -- The Rappahannock River basin and the Piedmont peoples.
Subject Smith, John, 1580-1631 -- Travel -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Description and travel.
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Indians of North America -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Explorers -- America -- Biography.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Added Author Clark, Wayne E.
Mountford, Kent, 1938-
Barber, Michael B.
United States. National Park Service.
Virginia. Department of Historic Resources.
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
Maryland Historical Trust.
ISBN 0813926440 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813926445 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2495025
AU@ 000041076143

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