Willoughbyland : England's lost colony
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New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, ©2017.
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Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
988.301 PARKE

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Format
Book
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Physical Desc
294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color ; 22cm
Street Date
1704
Language
English
ISBN
9781250112835, 1250112834

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General Note
"First published in Great Britain by Hutchinson, a Penguin Random House company"--Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-285) and index.
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"At the beginning of the 1650s, wrecked by plague and civil war, England was in ruins. Yet shimmering on the horizon was a vision of paradise called Willoughbyland. When Sir Walter Raleigh set out to South America to find the legendary city of El Dorado, he paved the way for an endless series of adventurers who would struggle against the harsh reality of South America's wild jungles. Six decades later, when a group of English gentlemen expelled from England chose to establish a new colony there, they named the settlement in honor of its founder--Sir Francis Willoughby. Located in the lush landscape between the Amazon and Orinoco rivers, in what is now Suriname, Willougbyland experienced one of colonialism's most spectacular rises. But as planters and traders followed explorers, and mercenaries and soldiers followed political dissidents, the one-time paradise became a place of terror and cruelty, of sugar and slavery. A microcosm of the history of empire, this is the hitherto untold story of that fateful colony"--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Parker, M. (2017). Willoughbyland: England's lost colony (First U.S. edition.). Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Parker, Matthew. 2017. Willoughbyland: England's Lost Colony. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Parker, Matthew. Willoughbyland: England's Lost Colony New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Parker, Matthew. Willoughbyland: England's Lost Colony First U.S. edition., Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2017.

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