Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 42, no. 1 January 1985

Just War, Holy War, and
Millennialism in Revolutionary America

Melvin B. Endy, Jr.
3

A Comfortable Subsistence:
The Changing Composition of Diet in
Rural New England, 1620–1840

Sarah F. McMahon
26

“Mechanics and Citizens”:
The Connecticut Artisan Protest of 1792

James P. Walsh
66

Notes and Documents

“Stopping the Progres of Rogues and Deceivers”:
A White Indian Recruiting Notice of 1808

Alan Taylor
90

“Both Pleasure and Profit”:
William Billings and the Uses of Music

Mary Gosselink De Jong
104

Trivia
Reviews of Books

Colonial British America: Essays in the New History of the Early Modern Era, ed. Greene and
Pole. By Mary Beth Norton119

Jennings, The Ambiguous Iroquois Empire: The Covenant Chain Confederation of Indian Tribes with English Colonies from Its Beginnings to the Lancaster Treaty of 1744. By Stephen Saunders Webb123

Calder, Revolutionary Empire: The Rise of the English-Speaking Empires from the Fifteenth Century to the 1780s. By Jack P. Greene127

Ketcham, Presidents above Party: The First American Presidency, 1789–1829. By Morton
Borden129

Caldwell, The Puritan Conversion Narrative: The Beginnings of American Expression. By
David Leverenz131

Aquila, The Iroquois Restoration: Iroquois Diplomacy on the Colonial Frontier, 1701–1754. By
Richard L. Haan134

Butler, The Huguenots in America: A Refugee People in New World Society. By J. F. Bosher136

Wilson, The Benevolent Deity: Ebenezer Gay and the Rise of Rational Religion in New England, 1696–1787. By Daniel Walker Howe138

Withey, Urban Growth in Colonial Rhode Island: Newport and Providence in the Eighteenth Century. By Peter J. Coleman140

Essig, The Bonds of Wickedness: American Evangelicals against Slavery, 1770–1808. By
Stephen A. Marini142

Slavery and Freedom in the Age of the American Revolution, ed. Berlin and Hoffman. By
Melvin Drimmer144

Arms and Independence: The Military Character of the American Revolution, ed. Hoffman and Albert. By Jonathan G. Rossie146

The Papers of Nathanael Greene. Vol. II: 1 January 1777–16 October 1778. Vol. III: 18 October 1778–10 May 1779, ed. Showman, McCarthy, et al. By John C. Cavanagh149

Onuf, The Origins of the Federal Republic: Jurisdictional Controversies in The United States, 1775–1787. By John P. Kaminiski151

The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and His Family. Vol. I: Charles Willson Peale:
Artist in Revolutionary America, 1735–1791
, ed. Miller and Hart. By Kenneth Silverman153

Christman, Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784–1844. By Jeffrey R.
Biggs155

Lee, Philadelphians and the China Trade, 1784–1844. By Arthur L. Jensen158

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