A Source Book in American History to 1787

A Source Book in American History to 1787

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"[...] 8. Marston's "Eastward Hoe" Marston published this play in 1605 to caricature the intended Virginian colonization. The name is a survival of the idea that Columbus had found the East. In the extract, the mate, Sea Gull, at a tavern meeting, is persuading some young blades to embark for the venture. Sea Gull. Come boyes, Virginia longs till we share the rest of her.... Spendall. Why, is she inhabited alreadie with any English? Sea Gull. A whole countrie of English is there, men bread of those that[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 789g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507579802
  • 9781507579800