The Resource Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt. | Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, (electronic resource)

Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt. | Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, (electronic resource)

Label
Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt
Title
Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt is a classic of its kind. In 1802, when he was nineteen, Jewitt signed on the brigantine Boston, which set sail from England for the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. At Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island, the ship stopped to trade furs with the native people. Days later, the powerful chief Maquinna and his warriors massacred the ship's entire crew--except for Jewitt and John Thompson. Held captive as a slave for two years, young Jewitt experienced adventure and hardship as he learned the language, took part in many facets of
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 971.1/00497
  • 971.100497
Index
no index present
LC call number
E99.N85
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
EBSCO eBooks
Target audience
adult
Label
Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt. | Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.ae.talonline.ca/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=461557
Publication
Creator
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Print version:
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; [PART I: BEGINNINGS] An Introduction to John R. Jewitt and Maquinna, with a Glimpse of Nootka Sound and the Fure Trade; [PART II: NARRATIVE] The Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, Captive of Maquinna; [PART III: ENDINGS] An Account of the Later Life of John R Jewitt and the Death of Maquinna; Reference Key; Reading List; Index
Control code
ocn792687163
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ebs792687163
  • (CaAE) ebs792687163
  • (OCoLC)792687163

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