3d ser., 55, no. 1 January 1998
Wheels, Looms, and the Gender Division of Labor
in Eighteenth-Century New England
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
The Federalized Militia Debate:
A Neglected Aspect of Second Amendment Scholarship
Reading the Bodies of Early American Seafarers
Simon P. Newman
John Adams’s Health Reconsidered
John Ferling and Lewis E. Braverman
“The Ablest Midwife That Wee Knowe in the Land”:
Mistress Alice Tilly and the Women of Boston and
Mary Beth Norton
Berkhofer, Beyond the Great Story: History as Text and Discourse. By James T. Kloppenberg135
Schama, Landscape and Memory. By Margaretta M. Lovell138
Davidson, Columbus Then and Now: A Life Reexamined. By Delno C. West142
Calloway, New Worlds for All: Indians, Europeans, and the Remaking of Early America.
By Jack Weatherford143
Alves, Brutality and Benevolence: Human Ethology, Culture, and the Birth of Mexico.
By Ida Altman145
Axtell, The Indians’ New South: Cultural Change in the Colonial Southeast.
By Amy Turner Bushnell146
Gleach, Powhatan’s World and Colonial Virginia: A Conflict of Cultures.
By Gregory A. Waselkov148
Wallach, Obedient Sons: The Discourse of Youth and Generations in American Culture, 1630–1860. By Melvin Yazawa151
Wood, The Origins of American Slavery: Freedom and Bondage in the English Colonies.
By Robert L. Paquette153
Hodges, Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North: African Americans in Monmouth County,
New Jersey, 1665–1865. By Patience Essah154
Bolster, Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail. By Sari Hornstein156
Grassby, The Business Community of Seventeenth-Century England. By L. A. Clarkson159
Struna, People of Prowess: Sport, Leisure, and Labor in Early Anglo-America.
By David W. Conroy161
Thorne, The Many Hands of My Relations: French and Indians on the Lower Missouri.
By Anton J. Pregaldin163
Shields, Civil Tongues and Polite Letters in British America. By William C. Spengemann165
Copeland, Colonial American Newspapers: Character and Content. By John K. Alexander167
Humphrey, The Press of the Young Republic,1783–1833. By John K. Alexander167
“A Son of Africa: The Slave Narrative of Olaudah Equiano,” dir. Riley. By Vincent Carretta170
Shalhope, Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys: The Emergence of Liberal Democracy in Vermont, 1760–1850. By Gregory H. Nobles172
Tiedemann, Reluctant Revolutionaries: New York City and the Road to Independence, 1763–1776.
By Donald F. M. Gerardi174
Fischer, A Well-Executed Failure: The Sullivan Campaign against the Iroquois, July–September 1779. By R. Eugene Harper177
Nicholls, God and Government in an “Age of Reason.” By Jack Fruchtman, Jr.179
The Papers of George Washington, Confederation Series, Volumes 1–6: January 1784–September 1788, ed. Abbot. By Arthur H. Shaffer181
The Papers of George Washington, Presidential Series, Volume 4: September 1789–January 1790,
ed. Abbot and Twohig. By Steven E. Siry184
The Papers of George Washington, Presidential Series, ed. Twohig, Volume 5: January–June 1790, ed. Twohig, Mastromarino, and Warren. Volume 6: July–November 1790, ed. Mastromarino. By Steven E. Siry184
Swift, The Making of an American Senate: Reconstitutive Change in Congress, 1787–1841.
By Peter Field186
Heyrman, Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt. By Anne C. Loveland188
Egerton, Gabriel’s Rebellion: The Virginia Slave Conspiracies of 1800 and 1802.
By Shane White190
Nissenbaum, The Battle for Christmas. By John L. Brooke192
Novak, The People’s Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth Century America.
By Robert J. Steinfeld194
Higginbotham, Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process, Volume II. By Thomas D. Morris197
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