Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 52, no. 4 October 1995

Political Newtonianism: The Cosmic Model of
Politics in Europe and America

Richard Striner

The Cost of Early Canada’s Native Alliances:
Reality and Scarcity’s Rhetoric

Catherine M. Desbarats

New Estimates of Exports from Barbados
and Jamaica, 1665–1701

David Eltis

Columbian Encounters: 1992–1995
James Axtell

Reviews of Books

Matthews, If Men Were Angels: James Madison and the Heartless Empire of Reason.
By Ralph Ketcham697

Implicit Understandings: Observing, Reporting, and Reflecting on the Encounters between Europeans and Other Peoples in the Early Modern Era, ed. Schwartz.
By Mary Baine Campbell702

Women, “Race,” and Writing in the Early Modern Period, ed. Hendricks and Parker.
By Emily C. Bartels706

Clendinnen, Aztecs: An Interpretation. By Sarah C. Chambers709

Silverblatt, Moon, Sun, and Witches: Gender Ideologies and Class in Inca and Colonial
. By Sarah C. Chambers709

Lockhart, The Nahuas After the Conquest: A Social and Cultural History of the Indians of
Central Mexico, Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries
. By Sarah C. Chambers709

MacCormack, Religion in the Andes: Vision and Imagination in Early Colonial Peru.
By Sarah C. Chambers709

Lemay, Did Pocahontas Save Captain John Smith? By Robert S. Tilton714

Dobson, Scottish Emigration to Colonial America, 1607–1785. By Ned C. Landsman716

Hoffer, Law and People in Colonial America. By Herbert A. Johnson718

Avery, Behold the Child: American Children and Their Books, 1621–1922.
By Beth Turin Weston719

Goodfriend, Before the Melting Pot: Society and Culture in Colonial New York City,
. By Thomas J. Archdeacon721

Tully, Forming American Politics: Ideals, Interests, and Institutions in Colonial New York and Pennsylvania. By Patricia U. Bonomi723

Sloan and Williams, The Early American Press, 1690–1783. By Karen K. List725

Nerone, Violence against the Press: Policing the Public Sphere in U. S. History.
By Karen K. List725

Becker, The Emergence of Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century: A Privileged Moment in the History of England, Scotland, and France. By Adam B. Seligman728

Virtue, Corruption, and Self-Interest: Political Values in the Eighteenth Century, ed.
Matthews. By John Patrick Diggins730

The Threefold Paradise of Cotton Mather: An Edition of “Triparadisus,” ed. Smolinski.
By Michael G. Hall733

Mullin, Africa in America: Slave Acculturation and Resistance in the American South and the British Caribbean, 1736–1831. By Peter H. Wood735

Lambert, “Pedlar in Divinity”: George Whitefield and the Transatlantic Revivals, 1737–1770.
By Michael J. Crawford737

The Fur Trade Revisited: Selected Papers of the Sixth North American Fur Trade Conference, Mackinac Island, Michigan, 1991, ed. Brown, Eccles, and Heldman. By Arthur J. Ray740

Fischer, Paul Revere’s Ride. By Daniel Walker Howe743

Lee, The Price of Nationhood: The American Revolution in Charles County. By Gary B. Nash745

Bennett, The Madness of King George. By Stephen Saunders Webb747

Jhabvala, Jefferson in Paris. By Darren Staloff750

Kuroda, The Origins of the Twelfth Amendment: The Electoral College in the Early Republic, 1787–1804. By Shlomo Slonim753

The Papers of John Marshall. Volume VI: Correspondence, Papers, and Selected Judicial Opinions, November 1800–March 1807, ed. Hobson, Teute, and Gwilliam. Volume VII: Correspondence, Papers, and Selected Judicial Opinions, April 1807–December 1813, ed. Hobson, Coffman, and Mastromarino. By Robert K. Faulkner755

Conkin, The Uneasy Center: Reformed Christianity in Antebellum America. By Allen C. Guelzo759