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A ground-breaking assortment via 13 unique overseas students; this quantity provides clean views at the trade of tradition and ideas among remoted groups via books and correspondence, and gives pioneering comparisons among the northern Atlantic and that of Spanish and Portuguese territories additional south.

summary: A ground-breaking assortment through 13 distinct overseas students; this quantity provides clean views at the alternate of tradition and ideas among remoted groups via books and correspondence, and gives pioneering comparisons among the northern Atlantic and that of Spanish and Portuguese territories extra south

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James Raven, The Business of Books: Booksellers and the English Book Trade 1450–1850 (London and New Haven, 2007): chapters 2 and 3. 17. Joseph Frank, The Beginnings of the English Newspaper (Cambridge, MA, 1961): 2; Joad Raymond, The Invention of the Newspaper: English News Books 1641–49 (Oxford, 1996). 18. L. B. Wright, Religion and Empire: The Alliance Between Piety and Commerce in English Expansion 1558–1625 (New York, 1943): 94. 19. Robert Gray, A Good Speed to Virginia (London, 1609): 18.

Waterhouse’s pamphlet was intended to defend the behaviour of Company members who felt 32 Reaction to the Virginia Massacre the spotlight of blame unfairly fell upon them. 30 But he did not refer to his own experiences in Virginia to validate the claims made in his tract, which is unusual as many narratives about America during this period used eyewitness testimony to support their arguments. Waterhouse took the opportunity of rehearsing the old arguments about the wealth of flora and fauna, the excellent climate and landscape to be found in Virginia, as well as using a letter written by Wyatt before the massacre to show how unexpected the attack had been.

The most significant interpretation of the impact of the massacre on English policy towards the natives is Alden Vaughan, ‘Expulsion of the Savages: English Policy and the Virginia Massacre of 1622’, William and Mary Quarterly, 35 (1978): 57–84. 6. James O’Mara, ‘Town Founding in Seventeenth-Century North America’, Journal of Historical Geography 8 (1982): 1–11, 3. 7. Carville Earle, ‘Disease and Mortality in Early Virginia’, in Thad Tate and David Ammerman (eds), The Chesapeake in the Seventeenth Century (Chapel Hill, NC, 1979): 96–125, 97.

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