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John White's watercolours of the flowers, fauna and North Carolina Algonquians he encountered at the day trip despatched via Walter Raleigh in 1585 are a few of the maximum treasures of the British Museum; engraved via Theodor de Bry in 1590 to demonstrate Thomas Harriot's A Briefe and actual document of the recent chanced on Land of Virginia , they proficient and formed Europe's view of the United States and its humans for the following centuries. This quantity publishes a truly profitable interdisciplinary convention held in reference to the exhibition concentrated on John White, 'A New international: England's first view of America', with audio system from Europe, the us and Britain, them all specialists of their fields. the various and wide-ranging papers supplied contextual and exact details no longer lined within the exhibition catalogue and supply us with new methods of seeing and realizing either the eu and local American views.

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