The Island That Disappeared

The Island That Disappeared

The Lost History of the Mayflower's Sister Ship and Its Rival Puritan Colony

Book - 2018
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"The Island that Disappeared tells, for the first time, the story of the passengers aboard the Mayflower's sister ship (the Seaflower) who in 1630 founded a rival Puritan colony on an isolated Caribbean island called Providence--so small it doesn't appear on most maps. Chaos ensued, and the great experiment failed. One-hundred years later the disaster repeated itself. Traveling to the island today, Tom Feiling finds a new mix of Puritans and pirates that make Providence a symbol of how the Western world took shape."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Melville House, [2018]
ISBN: 9781612197081
Branch Call Number: 972.903 FEILING
Characteristics: xii, 402 pages : maps ; 24 cm


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The wild history of a Caribbean island of many names. An island of puritan pilgrims turned pirates, slaves turned freedom fighters, and a rotation of rule by Spanish and English speaking nations. Suggested by Isaac H.

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