The Resource Roanoke : solving the mystery of the Lost Colony, Lee Miller, (electronic resource)

Roanoke : solving the mystery of the Lost Colony, Lee Miller, (electronic resource)

Label
Roanoke : solving the mystery of the Lost Colony
Title
Roanoke
Title remainder
solving the mystery of the Lost Colony
Statement of responsibility
Lee Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
November 1587. A report reaches London that Sir Walter Raleigh's expedition, which left England months before to land the first English settlers in America, has foundered. On Roanoke Island, off the coast of North Carolina, a tragedy is unfolding. Something has gone very wrong, and the colony--115 men, women, and children, among them the first English child born in the New World, Virginia Dare--is in trouble. But there will be no rescue. Before help can reach them, all will vanish with barely a trace. The Lost Colony is America's oldest unsolved mystery. In this remarkable example of historical detective work, Lee Miller goes back to the original evidence and offers a fresh solution to the enduring legend. She establishes beyond doubt that the tragedy of the Lost Colony did not begin on the shores of Roanoke but within the walls of Westminster, in the inner circle of Queen Elizabeth's government. As Miller detects, powerful men had reason to want Raleigh's mission to fail. Furthermore, Miller shows what must have become of the settlers, left to face a hostile world that was itself suffering the upheavals of an alien invasion. Narrating a thrilling tale of court intrigue, spy rings, treachery, sabotage, Native American politics, and colonial power, Miller has finally shed light on a four-hundred-year-old unsolved mystery
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Lee
Dewey number
975.6/175
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F229
LC item number
.M65 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • HISTORY
  • Roanoke Colony
  • Roanoke Island (N.C.)
  • North Carolina
  • United States
Label
Roanoke : solving the mystery of the Lost Colony, Lee Miller, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2000
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn798683514
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611453317
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
35C8F7EC-F482-4192-93F8-EDE134809932
System control number
(OCoLC)798683514
Label
Roanoke : solving the mystery of the Lost Colony, Lee Miller, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2000
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn798683514
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611453317
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
35C8F7EC-F482-4192-93F8-EDE134809932
System control number
(OCoLC)798683514

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