Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 50, no. 3 July 1993

Narrative of Commercial Life: Consumption, Ideology, and
Community on the Eve of the American Revolution

T. H. Breen

The Experimental Philosophy of Farming:
Jared Eliot and the Cultivation of Connecticut

Christopher Grasso

Subscribing for Profits and Piety: The Friendship of
Benjamin Franklin and George Whitefield

Frank Lambert

Notes and Documents

German Migrants in Colonial Pennsylvania:
Resources, Opportunities, and Experience

Mark Häberlein

A German Soldier in America, 1780–1783:
The Journal of Georg Daniel Flohr

Robert A. Selig

The Great Migration Study Project
Robert Charles Anderson

Further Reflections on Law in the American Revolution:
A Comment on the Comments

J. R. Pole

Reviews of Books

Gutiérrez, When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away. By Nancy Hewitt604

Weber, The Spanish Frontier in North America. By Joseph P. Sanchez608

Thompson, Customs in Common. By Edward Countryman610

Levin, Forms of Uncertainty: Essays in Historical Criticism. By R. C. DeProspo614

Earle, Geographical Inquiry and American Historical Problems. By John P. Radford617

Bushman, America Discovers Columbus: How an Italian Explorer Became an American Hero.
By James Oliver Robertson619

Olson, Making the Empire Work: London and American Interest Groups, 1690–1790. By
Patricia U. Bonomi621

Price, Perry of London: A Family and a Firm on the Seaborne Frontier, 1615–1753. By Walter Minchinton624

Martin, Profits in the Wilderness: Entrepreneurship and the Founding of New England Towns in the Seventeenth Century. By Charles E. Clark625

Friedenberg, Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Land: The Plunder of Early America. By William

Moran and Vinovskis, Religion, Family, and the Life Course: Explorations in the Social
History of Early America
. By Barry Levy629

Aptheker, Anti-Racism in U.S. History: The First Two Hundred Years. By Staughton Lynd630

Kierner, Traders and Gentlefolk: The Livingstons of New York, 1675–1790. By Thomas S.

Fabend, A Dutch Family in the Middle Colonies, 1660–1800. By Joyce D. Goodfriend636

Jones, The Georgia Dutch from the Rhine and Danube to the Savannah, 1733–1783. By Daniel
B. Thorp637

McConnell, A Country between: The Upper Ohio Valley and Its Peoples, 1724–1774.
By Gregory Evans Dowd639

Frazier, The Mohicans of Stockbridge. By Daniel R. Mandell641

Seelye, Beautiful Machine: Rivers and the Republican Plan, 1755–1825. By Andrew Cayton643

The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker, ed. Crane et al. By C. Dallett Hemphill645

Cummins, Spanish Observers and the American Revolution, 1775–1783. By Linda K. Salvucci647

New York in the Age of the Constitution, 1775–1800, ed. Gilje and Pencak. By Jessica Kross649

Jones, The Economic and Social Transformation of Rural Rhode Island, 1780–1850. By Hal S.

Hirsch, The Rise of the Penitentiary: Prisons and Punishment in Early America. By Michael

Wiltshire, Greece, Rome, and the Bill of Rights. By Paul A. Rahe657

Ely, The Guardians of Every Other Rights: A Constitutional History of Property Rights. By
Elizabeth Mensch and Alan Freeman659

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