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John Smith

Explorer (1580 — 21-Jun-1631)


Paul Lewis. The Great Rogue: A Biography of Captain John Smith. Philadelphia: David McKay. 1966. 306pp.

David A. Price. Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Heart of a New Nation. London: Faber and Faber. 2003. 395pp.

Henry Wharton. The Life of John Smith, English Soldier. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1957. 101pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1035)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1363)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.961)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.698)

  10. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.698)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.957)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.457)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.634)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.973)

  15. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.276)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.185)

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