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

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Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Prologue
	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
	Potential
4 Flora
 Intellectual Origins
	Fertility
	Native Knowledge of American Flora
	Regional Variations 
	Transatlantic Exchange
5	Fauna
 European Understanding of the Animal Kingdom
	Savage Beasts
	Food
	Trade
	Sport
	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
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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.