Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 56, no. 1 January 1999

Measuring Colonial Gross Domestic Product: An Introduction
John J. McCusker
3

The Economy of British North America: Miles Traveled,
Miles Still to Go

Lance Davis and Stanley Engerman
9

Can We Build National Accounts for the Colonial
Period of American History?

Robert E. Gallman
23

Nutritional Status in the Colonial American Economy
Richard H. Steckel
31

Summing the Parts: Implications for Estimating Chesapeake
Output and Income Subregionally

Lorena S. Walsh
53

Wealth and Welfare in Early Maryland: Evidence
from St. Mary’s County
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Lois Green Carr and Russell R. Menard
95

The Red Queen in New England?
Gloria L. Main and
121

Growth and the Standard of Living in a Pioneer Economy:
Upper Canada, 1826 To 1851
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Frank D. Lewis and M. C. Urquhart
151

Reviews of Books

Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America, ed . Hoffman, Sobel, and Teute. By Carroll Smith-Rosenberg183

Norton, Founding Mothers and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society. By Norma Basch186

Nobles, American Frontiers: Cultural Encounters and Continental Conquest. By Bruce Greenfield188

Egnal, Divergent Paths: How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American Growth. By Gary J. Kornblith190

Scheick, Authority and Female Authorship in Colonial America. By Jeffrey A Hammond 192

Women and Freedom in Early America, ed. Eldridge. By Elaine Forman Crane194

Walvin, The Quakers: Money and Morals. By Thomas C . Kennedy196

Empire. Society. And Labor: Essays in Honor of Richard S . Dunn, ed. Canny, Illick, Nash, and Pencak. By Ian K. Steele198

Innes, Creating the Commonwealth: The Economic Culture of Puritan New England. By Christopher Grasso201

Lepore, The Name of War: King Philip? War and the Origins of American Identity. By Ann Marie Plane203

Le Beau, The Story of the Salem Witch Trials: “We Walked in Clouds and Could Not See Our Way.”. By By Elizabeth Reis205

Hinderaker, Elusive Empires: Constructing Colonialism in the Ohio Valley. 1673–1800. By Gregory Evans Dowd207

Perdue, Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change. 1700–1835. By Elizabeth M. Scott209

Johnson, The Frontier in the Colonial South: South Carolina Backcountry. 1736–1800. By Allan Gallay212

George Washington and the Virginia Backcountry, ed. Hofstra. By J. Russell Snapp213

Perkins, Border Life: Experience and Memory in the Revolutionary Ohio Valley. By Eric Hinderaker 215

Martin, Benedict Arnold. Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered. By Robert M. Calhoon218

Schaeper, France and America in the Revolutionary Era: The Life of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont. 1725–1803. By Elizabeth M. Nuxoll220

Jay, Most Humble Servants: The Advisory Role of Early Judges. By Mark David Hall222

Durey, Transatlantic Radicals and the Early American Republic. By John Derry 224

McNamara, Political Economy and Statesmanship: Smith. Hamilton. And the Foundation .of the Commercial Republic. By Donald Winch 225

Whitehorne, The Battle for Baltimore. 1814. By David Curtis Skaggs228

Pitch, The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814. By David Curtis Skaggs228

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