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Hakluyt's Promise

An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Hakluyt's Promise( )
Author: Mancall, Peter C.
ISBN:978-0-300-13527-5
Publication Date:Oct 2008
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $84.20
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 Indies. The...
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Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: History / Expeditions & Discoveries



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