The Resource Sir William Berkeley and the forging of colonial Virginia, Warren M. Billings

Sir William Berkeley and the forging of colonial Virginia, Warren M. Billings

Label
Sir William Berkeley and the forging of colonial Virginia
Title
Sir William Berkeley and the forging of colonial Virginia
Statement of responsibility
Warren M. Billings
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sir William Berkeley (16051677) influenced colonial Virginia more than any other man of his era, diversifying VirginiaÆs trade with international markets, serving as a model for the planter aristocracy, and helping to establish American self-rule. An Oxford-educated playwright, soldier, and diplomat, Berkeley won appointment as governor of Virginia in 1641 after a decade in the court of King Charles I. Between his arrival in Jamestown and his death, Berkeley became VirginiaÆs leading politician and planter, indelibly stamping his ambitions, accomplishments, and, ultimately, his failures upon
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
975.5/02/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F229.B53
LC item number
B55 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Southern biography series
Label
Sir William Berkeley and the forging of colonial Virginia, Warren M. Billings
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-277) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; preface; abbreviations used in the notes; 1. early years; 2. at the king's court; 3. a time to leave, a time to begin anew; 4. settling down; 5. the house at green spring; 6. bargains with great men; 7. an enforced retirement; 8. return to power; 9. mission to london; 10. carolina; 11. virginia's cure; 12. age and misfortune have withered my desires; 13. a bacon! a bacon! a bacon!; 14. disgrace; 15. that his days should be accomplished; essay on sources; index
Control code
ocn663112197
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807130124
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24814003
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)663112197
  • pebcs0807130125

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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