Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 41, no. 3 July 1984

Self-Sufficiency and the Agricultural Economy of
Eighteenth–Century Massachusetts

Bettye Hobbs Pruitt

Israel Potter: Genesis of a Legend
David Chacko and Alexander Kulcsar

Slave Manumissions and Freedment in
Seventeenth-Century Barbados

Jerome S. Handler and John T. Pohlmann

Notes and Documents

Early American Emeriti:
A Symposium of Experience and Evaluation


Forty Years Back
W. J. Eccles

A Retrospective View of Science, Technology, and Material
Culture in Early American History

Brooke Hindle

The Discovery of Americans
Francis Jennings

Main-Traveled Roads
Jackson Turner Main

History over Time
Richard B. Morris

Howard H. Peckham

One Historian’s Educations
Robert J. Taylor

Reviews of Books

Columbia Broadcasting System Television Network, “George Washington.” By Virginia K. Bartlett489

Howard, New York and the China Trade. By Jacob Judd493

Innes, Labor in a New Land: Economy and Society in Seventeenth-Century Springfield. By
Daniel Vickers495

Ordinary People and Everyday Life: Perspectives on the New Social History, ed. Gardner and Adams. By Lois Green Carr499

Weir, Colonial South Carolina: A History. By Rachel N. Klein503

Kross, The Evolution of an American Town: Newtown, New York, 1642–1775. By Gregory H. Nobles506

Nobles, Divisions Throughout the Whole: Politics and Society in Hampshire County,
Massachusetts, 1740–1775
. By Richard D. Brown508

Proceedings and Debates of the British Parliaments respecting North America, 1754–1783.
Volume I:1754–1764, ed. Simmons and Thomas. By Julian Gwyn510

Hanley, Revolutionary Statesman: Charles Carroll and the War. By David Curtis Skaggs511

Grundfest, George Clymer: Philadelphia Revolutionary, 1739–1813. By Roland M. Baumann513

Lewis, The Pursuit of Happiness: Family and Values in Jefferson’s Virginia. By Jay Fliegelman516

Jordan, Political Leadership in Jefferson’s Virginia. By Robert E. Shalhope518

Stagg, Mr. Madison’s War: Politics, Diplomacy, and Warfare in the Early American Republic, 1783–1830. By Bradford Perkins519

Egan, Neither Peace Nor War: Franco-American Relations, 1803–1812. By Albert Hall Bowman522

Hatzenbuehler and Ivie,Congress Declares War: Rhetoric, Leadership, and Partisanship in the Early Republic. By Rudolph M. Bell524

Edmunds, The Shawnee Prophet. By Charles Callender526

Phillips, Jedidiah Morse and New England Congregationalism. By John Andrew528

Atlas of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, ed. Moulton. By James P. Ronda530