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Hakluyt's Promise

An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Hakluyt's Promise( )
Author: Mancall, Peter C.
ISBN:978-0-300-11054-8
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.50
Book Description:

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 Promise demonstrates his prominent role in the establishment of English America as well as his interests in English opportunities in the East...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: History / Expeditions & Discoveries
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 9.516 x 1.224 Inches
Book Weight:1.487 Pounds



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