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William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 53, no. 1 January 1996

Material Culture in Early America
Editor’s Note

Michael McGiffert
3

Material Things and Cultural Meanings: Notes on the
Study of Early American Material Culture

Ann Smart Martin
5

Dressing for Success on the Mohawk Frontier: Hendrick,
William Johnson, and the Indian Fashion

Timothy J. Shannon
13

The Material World of Cloth: Production and Use in
Eighteenth-Century Rural Pennsylvania

Adrienne D. Hood
43

The Search for a New Rural Order: Farmhouses in Sutton,
Massachusetts, 1790–1830

Nora Pat Small
67

The Archaeology of African-American Slavery
and Material Culture

Patricia Samford
87

Weaving History: Cherokee Baskets from the Springplace Mission
Sarah H. Hill
115

Visual Images of Blacks in Early American Imprints
Barbara E. Lacey
137

Reviews of Books

Of Consuming Interests: The Style of Life in the Eighteenth Century, ed. Carson, Hoffman, and Albert. By Jack P. Greene181

Early American Technology: Making and Doing Things from the Colonial Era to 1860, ed.
McGaw. By Bruce Sinclair185

Roche, The Culture of clothing: dress and fashion in the “ancien régime.” By Jennifer M. Jones188

Potter, Public Archaeology in Annapolis: A Critical Approach to History in Maryland’s Ancient City. By Thomas E. Davidson190

Rasmussen and Tilton, Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend. By L. Daniel Mouer192

Treese, Valley Forge: Making and Remaking a National Symbol. By Parker B. Potter, Jr.194

Rutman and Rutman, Small Worlds, Large Questions: Explorations in Early American Social History, 1600–1850. By James A. Henretta196

Small Towns in Early Europe, ed. Clark. By Rosemary Sweet198

Dechêne, Le partage des subsistances au Canada sous le régime français. By Allan Greer201

Broderick and Bouck, Pottery Works: Potteries of New York State’s Capital District and
Upper Hudson Region
. By Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh203

Backscheider, Spectacular Politics: Theatrical Power and Mass Culture in Early Modern
England
. By Bruce Burgett204

Richards, Theater Enough: American Culture and the Metaphor of the World Stage, 1607–1789.
By Bruce Burgett204

Arch, Authorizing the Past: The Rhetoric of History in Seventeenth-Century New England.
By Avihy Zakai208

Thompson, Mobility and Migration: East Anglian Founders of New England, 1629–1640.
By Alison Games210

Brooke, The Refiner’s Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644–1844.
By Charles L. Cohen213

Longenecker, Piety and Tolerance: Pennsylvania German Religion, 1700–1850.
By John B. Frantz216

Griffin, Revolution and Religion: American Revolutionary War and the Reformed Clergy.
By John B. Frantz216

Records of the Tuesday Club of Annapolis, 1745–56, ed. Breslaw. By Grantland S. Rice219

Steele, “Gracious Affection” and “True Virtue” According to Jonathan Edwards and
John Wesley.
By Marilyn J. Westerkamp221

Juster, Disorderly Women: Sexual Politics and Evangelicalism in Revolutionary New England.
By Janet Moore Lindman223

Valeri, Law and Providence in Joseph Bellamy’s New England: The Origins of the New
Divinity in Revolutionary America.
By Conrad Edick Wright225

Keane, Tom Paine: A Political Life. By David A. Wilson228

Thomas Paine. Collected Writings: Common Sense, The Crisis, and Other Pamphlets, Articles,
and Letters. Rights of Man. The Age of Reason,
ed. Foner. By David A. Wilson228

Fruchtman, Thomas Paine: Apostle of Freedom. By Edward Royle231

Publishing and Readership in Revolutionary France and America: A Symposium at the Library
of Congress, Sponsored by the Center for the Book and the European Division
, ed. Armbruster.
By David McKitterick233

Stets, Postmasters and Postoffices of the United States, 1782–1811. By Richard R. John236

Huang, Benjamin Franklin in American Thought and Culture, 1790–1990. By Ormond Seavey237

Watts, The Romance of Real Life: Charles Brockden Brown and the Origins of American Culture.
By Shirley Samuels239

Kenny, The Perfect Law of Liberty: Elias Smith and the Providential History of America.
By Philip Gould240

Rankin, Ambivalent Churchmen and Evangelical Churchwomen: The Religion of the Episcopal Elite in North Carolina, 1800–1860. By Jean E. Friedman243

Franchot, Roads to Rome: The Antebellum Protestant Encounter with Catholicism.
By Lawrence Buell245

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