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Big Chief Elizabeth

How England's Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World

By Giles Milton

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Format: Paperback, 432 pages
Other Information: B/W maps and illustrations throughout
Published In: United Kingdom, 24 February 2001
Captive American Indian Manteo was returned to his homeland as Governor, a gamble that resulted in the first English settlement in the New World. Using first-hand accounts, this book tells the full story and its extraordinary twist.

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Bestselling author of NATHANIEL'S NUTMEG, Giles Milton takes us on another fascinating and extraordinary historical adventure.

About the Author

Giles Milton is a writer and journalist. He has contributed articles for most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications and specialises in the history of travel and exploration. In the course of his researches, he has travelled extensively in Europe and the Middle East.

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'Like Giles Milton's previous book,... Big Chief Elizabeth is a cracking read, a successful attempt at popular history' Evening Standard; 2 'Milton is a great storyteller... he sets about filling in the historical gaps with relish, using his considerable imagination to conjure mood from dry parchment' Sunday Express; 3 'Grippingly told true adventure story' Daily Mail; 4 'Milton... draws a vivid picture of the terrible hardships the settlers endured' The Times"

EAN: 9780340748824
ISBN: 0340748826
Publisher: Hodder Murray
Dimensions: 19.8 x 13 x 2.6 centimetres (0.32 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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