Hakluyt s Promise

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Hakluyt s Promise
Author : Peter C. Mancall
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Publisher : Yale University Press
Language : English
Release Date : 16 March 2010
ISBN : 9780300164220
Pages : 390 pages
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"Hakluyt's Promise demonstrates [Hakluyt's] prominent role in the establishment of English America as well as his interests in English opportunities in the East Indies. The volume presents nearly fifty illustrations - many unpublished since the sixteenth century - and offers a fresh view of Hakluyt's milieu and the central concerns of the Elizabethan age"--Jacket.

Hakluyt s Promise

"Hakluyt's Promise demonstrates [Hakluyt's] prominent role in the establishment of English America as well as his interests in English opportunities in the East Indies. The volume presents nearly fifty illustrations - many unpublished since the sixteenth century - and offers a fresh view of Hakluyt's milieu and the central concerns

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