The Princess Pocahontas

by Virginia Watson (Author)
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This book deals with the history of Pocahontas.


To most of us who have read of the early history of Virginia only in our school histories, Pocahontas is merely a figure in one dramatic scene—her rescue of John Smith. We see her in one mental picture only, kneeling beside the prostrate Englishman, her uplifted hands warding off the descending tomahawk. By chance I began to read more about the settlement of the English at Jamestown and Pocahontas' connection with it, and the more I read the more interesting and real she grew to me. The old chronicles gave me the facts, and guided by these, my imagination began to follow the Indian maiden as she went about the forests or through the villages of the Powhatans...


Book Details

Publication Date
April 07, 2020
Publisher
ISBN
9782366599282
Paper ISBN
9782366599237
File size
868 KB