Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 48, no. 4 October 1991

Interpretive Frameworks:
The Quest for Intellectual Order
in Early American History

Jack P. Greene

Learning the Language of God:
Jonathan Edwards and the Typology of Nature

Janice Knight

“To Live More Like My Christian English Neighbors”:
Natick Indians in the Eighteenth Century

Daniel Mandell

The Old Guard, the New Guard, and the People at the
Gates: New Approaches to the Study of American
History in the U.S.S.R.

Marcus Rediker

Notes and Documents

Sir William Berkeley–Portrait By Fischer:
A Critique

Warren M. Billings
With a Rejoinder by David Hackett Fischer


Reviews of Books

The Rise of Merchant Empires: Long-Distance Trade in the Early Modern World,
ed. Tracy. By John H. Elliott614

Postma, The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600–1815. By Henry A. Gemery615

Canup, Out of the Wilderness: The Emergence of an American Identity in Colonial New
. By Andrew Delbanco617

Wall, Fierce Communion: Family and Community in Early America. By Marylynn Salmon619

Russo, Free Workers in a Plantation Economy: Talbot County, Maryland, 1690–1759. By
Kevin P. Kelly621

Selesky, War and Society in Colonial Connecticut. By Cornelia Hughes Dayton623

Klein, Unification of a Slave State: The Rise of the Planter Class in the South Carolina Backcountry, 1760–1808. By Elizabeth Fox-Genovese625

Scotland and America in the Age of the Enlightenment, ed. Sher and Smitten. By
J. M. Bumsted628

Bowling, Politics in the First Congress, 1789–1791. By Howard A. Ohline631

Kielbowicz, News in the Mail: The Press, Post Office, and Public Information, 1700–1860s.
By Richard R. John633

Cayton and Onuf, The Midwest and the Nation: Rethinking the History of an American
. By Gary J. Kornblith635