Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony

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Arcade Publishing, 2001 - 362 pages
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Inhaltsverzeichnis: pt. I.A Case of Missing Persons: The disappearance ; A case of missing persons ; John White: governor ; Of London ; Of population ; Of religion ; The Colonists ; In certain danger -- pt. II. A Case of Murder: Sabotage ; The second Roanoke expedition: Grenville and the Secotan (1585) ; The second Roanoke expedition: Lane's command (1585-1586) ; Chaunis Temoatan and a murder (1586) -- pt. III. A Case of Conspiracy: The lost colonists (1587) ; Raleigh's rise to power ; Political turmoil ; The players ; The motive ; The game ; The fall -- pt. IV. Who Are the Mandoag?: Raleigh's search ; Jamestown ; War on the Powhatan ; Requiem ; Deep in the interior ; Who are the Mandoag? -- Appendix A: Wingina and the Secotan -- Appendix B: The meaning of Mandoag and Nottoway.
 

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Like throwing a can of alphabet soup up in the air and expecting it to come down on the table in alphabetical order. Lots of information, but I thought some of the relationships were more like wild-guesses. Despite that and despite the lack of editing, I enjoyed the book immensely Read full review

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I give this 3.5 out of 4 stars. I would have given it more, but it reads like an essay and because of that I couldn't get into it and really connect with any characters. Still, it was interesting to ... Read full review

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