Table of contents for Writing North America in the seventeenth century : English representations in print and manuscript / by Catherine Armstrong.

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	Incentives to Adventure
	Elizabethan Representations
1	Printing and Adventuring
 Public, Private, Scribe and Print
	How America was Revealed
	The Impulse to Write
	Defining an Audience
2	Geography and Climate
	Experiencing the Sea
	America and Renaissance Meteorology
	Pacifying the Weather Extremes
3	Landscape
 Roots if Understanding
	Vacant Land
	Forests and Mountains, Fear or Potential
	Subduing the Land
4 Flora
 Intellectual Origins
	Native Knowledge of American Flora
	Regional Variations 
	Transatlantic Exchange
5	Fauna
 European Understanding of the Animal Kingdom
	Savage Beasts
	Domestic Animals
6	Settlement in Virginia
 Creation of Virginian Society
	Riches and Religion
	Virginia¿s Problems
7	Settlement in New England
 Creating a New Society
	Society Established
	Conversion of Native Americans
	Experiences of Conversion
	Virginia and New England Compared
8	Transmission and Reception of American News
 The Significance of America in Print
	Networks of Transmission
	Readers and Their Opinions about North America

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- English -- Early works to 1800.
Geographical discoveries in literature.
Travelers' writings, English -- History and criticism.
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Literature and history -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Colonies in literature.