Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 38, no. 1 January 1981

James Madison and the Coercion of Great Brtiian:
Canada, the West Indies , and the War of 1812

J.C.A. Stagg
3

Statistics and the State: Changing Social Thought
and the Emergence of a Quantitative Mentality in America, 1790 to 1820

Patricia Cline Cohen
35

Cultural Bias in the New England
Puritans’ Perception of Indians

William S. Simmons
56

Republican Liberty and National Security:
American Military Policy as an
Ideological Problem, 1783 to 1789

Lawrence Delbert Cress
73

Notes and Documents

Charles H. Lincoln, Carl Becker, and the
Origins of the Dual-Revolution Thesis

Robert Gough
97

New Light on the Commons Debate
of 1763 on the American Army

Peter D. G. Thomas
110

Trivia
Reviews of Books

The Chesapeake in the Seventeenth Century: Essays on Anglo-American Society, eds. Tate and Ammerman. By John M. Murrin115

Royster, A Revolutionary People at War: The Continental Army and American Character, 1775–1783. By Richard Buel121

Rakove, The Beginnings of National Politics: An Interpretive History of the Continental
Congress
. By E. James Ferguson125

Stannard, Shrinking History: On Freud and the Failure of Psychohistory. By Robert J. Brugger130

An Ungovernable People: The English and Their Law in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth
Centuries
, eds. Brewer and Styles. By Marcus Rediker132

Daniels, The Connecticut Town: Growth and Development, 1635–1790. By Dirk Hoerder134

Hughes, Surveyors and Statesmen: Land Measuring in Colonial Virginia. By John R. Stilgoe136

Grifin, Old Brick: Charles Chauncy of Boston, 1705–1787. By Philip F. Gura137

The Revolution Remembered: Eyewitness Accounts of the War for Independence, ed. Dann. By
Hugh F. Rankin140

Boyd, The Politics of Opposition: Antifederalists and the Acceptance of the Constitution. By
Lance Banning141

Rock, Artisans of the New Republic: The Tradesmen of New York City in the Age of Jefferson.
By William Bruce Wheeler143

McCaughey, From Loyalist to Founding Father: The Political Odyssey of William Samuel
Johnson
. By Louis Leonard Tucker145

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