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Deities, Devils, and Dams: Elizabeth I, Dover Harbour and the Family of Love: Raleigh Lecture on History

DAVID WOOTTON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264584
eISBN:
9780191734069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about Elizabeth I Queen of England delivered by the author at the 2008 Raleigh Lecture on History held at the British Academy. It explores the religious ... More


We Have Always Been a Free People: Encountering Europeans

Malinda Maynor Lowery

in The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646374
eISBN:
9781469646398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646374.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1580s, Sir Walter Raleigh’s soldiers and settlers, including Arthur Barlowe and Ralph Lane, ventured into Roanoke. They forged alliances with Wingina, a leader of Roanoke and his allies ... More


(Conclusion)

Colin A. Palmer

in Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834169
eISBN:
9781469603919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899618_palmer.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book concludes with George Chapman's celebration of Sir Walter Raleigh's encounter with Guiana in his quest for the fabled El Dorado. This ode to the new promised land reflected the optic of the ... More


Antebellum Antecedents

Judkin Browning

in Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834688
eISBN:
9781469603377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877722_browning.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on Giovanni da Verrazano, an Italian explorer in the service of the French king. Da Verrazano became the first European to view the southern tip of the Outer Banks. He painted a ... More


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