Powhatan’s World And Colonial Virginia: A Conflict Of Cultures


Author: Frederic W. Gleach


When English colonists established their first permanent settlement at Jamestown in 1607, they confronted a powerful and growing Native chiefdom consisting of over thirty tribes under one permanent chief, Powhatan.  For the next half-century, a portion of the Middle Atlantic coastal plain became a charged and often violent meeting ground between two very different worlds.

Author: Frederick W. Gleach

Published: 2000

Pages: 241


ISBN: 9780803270916