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Hakluyt's Promise

An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Hakluyt's Promise( )
Author: Mancall, Peter C.
Publication Date:Apr 2010
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $63.99
Book Description:

The most comprehensive portrait yet of Richard Hakluyt, indefatigable promoter of English colonization in America Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. This book describes in detail the life and times of Hakluyt, a trained minister who became an editor of travel accounts.  Hakluyt's...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Clergy
Biography & Autobiography / Religious
History / Expeditions & Discoveries
Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.3 x 3.267 cm
Book Weight:0.568 Kilograms

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