Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 35, no. 2 April 1978

“I Did the Best I Could for my Day”: The Study of Early Black History during the Second Reconstruction, 1960–1976 By Peter H. Wood185

The Origins of Afro-American Society in Tidewater Maryland and Virginia, 1700 to 1790
Allan Kulikoff

Slaves for Hire: The Allocation of Black Labor in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, 1782 to 1810
Sarah S. Hughes

The Early Political Development of Jamaica Maroon Societies
Barbara Klamon Kopytoff

The Antigua Slave Conspiracy of 1736: A Case Study of the Origins of Collective Resistance
David Barry Gaspar

Hobbesian or Panglossiani? The Two Extremes of Slave Conditions in the British Carribean, 1783 to 1834. By Michael Craton324

Notes and Documents

Fertility Differentials Between Slaves in the United States and the British West Indies: A Note on Lactation Practices
Herbert S. Klein

New York and the Slave Trade, 1700 to 1774
James G. Lydon


Walker, 396

Higman, Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, 1807–1834. By Jack Ericson Eblen398

Palmer, Slaves of the White God: Blacks in Mexico, 1570–1650. By Edgar F. Love401

A Documentary History of Slavery in North America, ed. Rose. By C. Duncan Rice402

American Negro Slavery: A Documentary History, ed. Mullin. By C. Duncan Rice402

Gross, The Minutemen and Their World. By John J. Waters404

Brewer, Party Ideology and Popular Politics at the Accession of George III. By Carla H. Hay406

American Literature, 1764–1789: The Revolutionary Years, ed. Emerson. By Lewis Leary409

Foner, Labor and the American Revolution. By Pauline Maier411

The Democratic-Republican Societies, 1790–1800: A Documentary Sourcebook of Constitutions, Declarations, Addresses, Resolutions, and Toasts, ed. Foner. By Richard J. Twomey413

Hatfield, William Claiborne: Jeffersonian Centurion in the American Southwest. The USL History Series. By Robert L. Gold415

Steffen, William Clark: Jeffersonian Man on the Frontier. By Robert L. Gold415

Carson, Bacon’s Rebellion, 1676–1976, and Bacon’s Rebellion: Abstracts of Materials in the Colonial Records Project, comp. Neville. By Joan De Lourdes Leonard417

United States Documents in the Propaganda Fide Archives. A Calendar, First Series, ed. Kenneally. By Luca Codignola419