Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 47, no. 1 January 1990

Competency and Competition:
Economic Culture in Early America

Daniel Vickers
3

Le Pays Des Illinois
Winstanley Briggs
30

The Bayard Treason Trial:
Dramatizing Anglo-Dutch Politics in
Early Eighteenth-Century New York City

Adrian Howe
57

Taxation and Political Culture:
Massachusetts and Virginia, 1760–1800

H. James Henderson
90

The Hidden War:
British Intelligence Operations during the
American Revolution

Roger Kaplan
115

Trivia
Reviews of Books

McCoy, The Last of the Fathers: James Madison and the Republican Legacy. By Daniel Walker
Howe140

Axtell, After Columbus: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America. By Cornelius
J. Jaenen143

Holifield, Era of Persuasion: American Thought and Culture, 1521–1680. By Karen Ordahl Kupperman145

Bozeman, To Live Ancient Lives: The Primitivist Dimension in Puritanism. By Norman Pettit147

Daniels, The Fragmentation of New England: Comparative Perspectives on Economic,
Political, and Social Divisions in the Eighteenth Century
. By Charles E. Clark149

Jordan and Kaups, The American Backwoods Frontier: An Ethnic and Ecological Interpretation. By William Wyckoff151

Oglethorpe in Perspective: Georgia’s Founder after Two Hundred Years, ed. Spalding and Jackson. By Converse D. Clowse153

Smaby, The Transformation of Moravian Bethlehem: From Communal Mission to Family
Economy
. By Jonathan M. Chu156

Schwarz, Twice Condemned: Slaves and the Criminal Laws of Virginia, 1705–1865. By
Tommy L. Bogger157

Calhoon, Evangelicals and Conservatives in the Early South, 1740–1861. By Terry D. Bilhartz160

Masur, Rites of Execution: Capital Punishment and the Transformation of American Culture, 1776–1865. By Daniel A. Cohen161

Ferling, The First of Men: A Life of George Washington. By Paul K. Longmore164

Longmore, The Invention of George Washington. By Ralph Ketcham166

The World Turned Upside Down: The American Victory in the War of Independence, ed.
Ferling. By R. Arthur Bowler167

Christman, The First Federal Congress, 1789–1791. By Roger H. Brown170

Liberty, Property, and the Foundations of the American Constitution, ed. Paul and Dickman.
By Robert Garson174

Lutz, The Origins of American Constitutionalism. By Murray Dry176

Morgan, James Madison on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. By James Farr178

Books Received