Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 49, no. 4 October 1992

Thomas Jefferson and the Giles Resolutions
Eugene R. Sheridan

The Politics of Public Opinion:
James Madison’s “Notes on Government”

Colleen A. Sheehan

Partisanship and Power:
House Committees and the Powers
of the Speaker, 1789–1801

Norman K. Risjord

The Dynamics of Electoral
Competition in Pre–Revolutionary Virginia

John G. Kolp

John Lithgow’s Lithconia:
The Making and Meaning of America’s
First “Utopian Socialist” Tract

Michael Durey

Reviews of Books

Price, Alabi’s World. An essay review. By Michael Craton697

The Transformation of Early American History: Society, Authority, and Ideology, ed.
Henretta, Kammen, and Katz. By Richard S. Dunn703

Nelson, The Word in Black and White: Reading “Race” in American Literature, 1638–1867.
By William L. Andrews706

Ferguson, Uncommon Ground: Archaeology and Early African America, 1650–1800. By Sue Mullins Moore708

Swagerty and Aubrey, America in 1492: American Civilization on the Eve of the Columbus Voyages. By Neal Salisbury710

Berlin and Morgan, The Slaves’ Economy: Independent Production by Slaves in the Americas.
By Frederick W. Lange712

White, The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region,
. By Daniel K. Richter715

Usner, Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in a Frontier Exchange Economy: The Lower Mississippi
Valley before 1783
. By Theda Perdue717

Mancall, Valley of Opportunity: Economic Culture Along the Upper Susquehanna, 1700–1800.
By John L. Brooke719

Harper, The Transformation of Western Pennsylvania, 1770–1800. By Christopher Clark721

Cashin, Lachlan McGillivray, Indian Trader: The Shaping of the Southern Colonial Frontier.
By Robert M. Weir723

Wood, The Radicalism of the American Revolution. By Colin Bonwick725

Houston, Algernon Sidney and the Republican Heritage in England and America. By Lois G.

Olson, Emblems of American Community in the Revolutionary Era: A Study in Rhetorical Iconology. By John K. Alexander730

Princetonians 1748–1768: A Biographical Dictionary, ed. McLachlan. Princetonians 1769–1775: A Biographical Dictionary. Princetonians 1776–1783: A Biographical Dictionary, ed. Harrison. Princetonians 1784–1790: A Biographical Dictionary, ed. Woodward and Craven. Princetonians 1791–1794: A Biographical Dictionary, ed. Looney and Woodward. By Mark A. Noll732

The Papers of General Nathanael Greene. Vol. IV: 11 May 1779–31 October 1779. Vol. V:
1 November 1779–31 May 1780. Vol. VI: 1 June 1780–25 December 1780, ed. Showman et al. By Harry M. Ward736

Porter, With an Air Debonair: Musical Theatre in America, 1785–1815. By Katherine K.

Kramer, Imagining Language in America From the Revolution to the Civil War. By Terence