LIES VIRGINIA by Ivor ume

LIES VIRGINIA

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Here, as picker-upper, excavator and interpreter, the author tells of archeological finds on Roanoke Island (the ""Lost Colony""), and at Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown, as well as of life in these settlements. The story of the reconstruction of Colonial Williamsburg from remains and from written records reads as an archeological triumph. Although the author of this readable and well-documented book insists that ""it is not a textbook for would-be archeologists"", it will make an excellent reader and gift-book for beginning students, and will appeal to professional American archeologists and to backyard diggers from Virginia to Alaska. A ""natural"" for the high school project preceding trips to Williamsburg.

Pub Date: June 17th, 1963
Publisher: Knopf