Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 40, no. 4 October 1983

A People’s Army: Provincial Military Service in
Massachusetts During the Seven Years’ War

Fred Anderson

War and Culture: The Iroqouis Experience
Daniel Richter

The First Whalemen of Nantucket


Notes and Documents

Words and Things: A Review and Discussion of
“New England Begins”

John Demos

Shays’s Rebellion and Its Aftermath:
A View from Springfield, Massachusetts, 1787

Richard D. Brown

Mercy Otis Warren versus Lord Chesterfield 1779
Edmund M. Hayes

Reviews of Books

Craton, Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies. By David Barry

Wells, Revolutions in Americans’ Lives: A Demographic Perspective on the History of Americans, Their Families, and Their Society. By Edward Shorter626

The Pynchon Papers. Volume 1: Letters of John Pynchon, 1654–1700. Ed. Bridenbaugh. By
Stephen Innes628

Perkins, The Economy of Colonial America. By Converse D. Clowse630

Garrison, Oglethorpe’s Folly: The Birth of Georgia. By Harvey H. Jackson632

Clowse, Measuring Charleston’s Overseas Commerce, 1717–1767: Statistics from the Port’s
Naval List
. By Peter V. Bergstrom633

Nadelhaft, The Disorders of War: The Revolution in South Carolina. By Jeffrey J. Crow635

Godbold and Woody, Christopher Gadsden and the American Revolution. By Carl Vipperman638

Hargrove, General John Burgoyne. By Sylvia R. Frey640

Reardon, Peyton Randolph, 1721–1775: One Who Presided. By Gerald S. Cowden642

Flower, John Dickinson: Conservative Revolutionary. By Benjamin H. Newcomb644

Sovereign States in an Age of Uncertainty, ed. Hoffman and Albert. By H. James Henderson646

Stuart, War and American Thought from the Revolution to the Monroe Doctrine. By Craig

Cress, Citizens in Arms: The Army and the Miltia in American Society to the War of 1812. By Thomas P. Slaughter649

Elliott, Revolutionary Writers: Literature and Authority in the New Republic, 1725–1810. By
Bruce Granger651

James, Changing Ideas about Women in the United States, 1776–1825. By Laurel Thatcher

Evans, Mather Brown: Early American Artists in England. By J. Meredith Neil655

William Rush, American Sculptor. By J. Meredith Neil658

New Opportunities in a New Nation: The Development of New York after the Revolution, ed.
Jonas and Wells. By Roger E. Carp658