Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 55, no. 2 April 1998

The Rights of Man and Woman in
Post–Revolutionary America

Rosemarie Zagarri

A Mumper Among the Gentle: Tom Bell,
Colonial Confidence Man

Steven C. Bullock

Kwansny, Washington’s Partisan War, 1775—1783. By Dennis M. Conrad236

Young John Adams and the New Philosophic Rationalism
C. Bradley Thompson

Revolution, Domestic Life, and the End of “Common
Mercy” in Crèvecoeur’s “Landscapes”

Jeffrey H. Richards

Reviews of Books

Dening, The Death of William Gooch: A History’s Anthropology. By Robert Blair St. George297

Mackenthun, Metaphors of Dispossession: American Beginnings and the Translation of Empire, 1492–1637. By William M. Hamlin299

Sayre, Les Sauvages Amèricaines: Representions of Native Americans in French and English Colonial Literature. By Olive Patricia Dickason302

Haile, Virginia Discovered and Described by Captain John Smith, 1608.
Haile, England in America: The Chesapeake Bay from Jamestown to St. Mary’s City, 1607–1634. By Julia A. King304

Bell, Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro–Creole Protest Tradition in Louisiana, 1718—1868.
By Arnold R. Hirsch306

Gunderson, To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740—1790.
By Holly A. Mayer308

Kerber, Toward an Intellectual History of Women: Essays. By Joan R. Gunderson310

Le Beau, Jonathan Dickinson and the Formative Years of American Presbyterianism.
By Leigh Eric Schmidt312

Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767—1826, ed. Bear and Stanton. By Andrew Burstein314

Gordon–Reed, Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings: An American Controversy.
By Winthrop D. Jordan316

“Liberty! The American Revolution.” By Jerome Nadelhaft318

Navies and the American Revolution, 1775—1783, ed. Gardiner. By James C. Bradford323

Koistinen, Beating Plowshares into Swords: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1606—1865. By Scott Reynolds Nelson324

Rappaport, Stability and Change in Revolutionary Pennsylvania: Banking, Politics, and Social Structure. By Joseph S. Foster327

Zuckert, The Natural Rights Republic: Studies in the Foundation of the American Political Tradition. By Jerome Huyler330

Travers, Celebrating the Fourth: Independence Day and the Rites of Nationalism in the Early Republic. By Andrew W. Robertson332

Duncan and Burns, “Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.”
By Herman J. Viola334

A Turbulent Time: The French Revolution and the Greater Carribean, ed. Gaspar and Geggus.
By Franklin W. Knight336

Pierson, From Africa to America: African American History from the Colonial Era to the Early Republic, 1526–1790. By Graham Russell Hodges339

Schwarz, Slave Laws in Virginia. By William B. Scott341

Bogger, Free Blacks in Norfolk, Virginia, 1790–1860: The Darker Side of Freedom.
By Loren Schweninger342

MacMullen, Sisters of the Brush: Their Family, Art, Life, and Letters 1797–1833.
By Ellen Hickey Grayson344

Swanson, The Education of James Madison: A Model for Today. By Harry Hellenbrand346