Jamestown shares a history with Bermuda, its sister colony. This
from a recent review of a book (mine).
"Virginia Bermhard’s detailed and revealing historical study...
insightful and reader-friendly ... provides us with a careful and brutally
honest reconstruction of the naked plunder, unbridled greed, festering
corruption, unabashed hypocrisy, and systematic disrespect for human life and
welfare which...characterized the founding of the first two permanent English
colonies in the Americas....
...What makes this volume special, however, is the
systematic, straightforward, and non-polemical manner in which it configures
this evidence...." --Caribbean
Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2 (July - December 2013.
Was this early history better characterized as “heroic” or
There are two sides to every historical narrative.