Big Chief Elizabeth: How England's Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World

Author(s): Giles Milton

United Kingdom

Bestselling author of NATHANIEL'S NUTMEG, Giles Milton takes us on another fascinating and extraordinary historical adventure.


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'Like Giles Milton's previous book,... Big Chief Elizabeth is a cracking read, a successful attempt at popular history' Evening Standard; 2 'Milton is a great storyteller... he sets about filling in the historical gaps with relish, using his considerable imagination to conjure mood from dry parchment' Sunday Express; 3 'Grippingly told true adventure story' Daily Mail; 4 'Milton... draws a vivid picture of the terrible hardships the settlers endured' The Times"

Giles Milton is a writer and journalist. He has contributed articles for most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications and specialises in the history of travel and exploration. In the course of his researches, he has travelled extensively in Europe and the Middle East.

General Fields

  • : 9780340748824
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Sceptre
  • : May 2001
  • : 195mm X 128mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : good
  • : 432
  • : maps, illustrations
  • : Giles Milton
  • : Paperback
  • : English