Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 56, no. 3 July 1999

Social Injustice, Sexual Violence, Spiritual Transcendence:
Constructions of Interracial Rape in Early American
Crime Literature, 1767–1817

Daniel A. Cohen

Washington’s Gamble, L’enfant’s Dream:
Politics, Design, and the Founding of the National Capital

C. M. Harris

Commemorating the Prison Ship Dead: Revolutionary Memory and
the Politics of Sepulture in the Early Republic, 1776–1808

Robert E. Cray, Jr.

Population and Political Ethics:
Thomas Jefferson’s Demography of Generations

Daniel Scott Smith

Reviews of Books

Morgan, Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry. By Gary B. Nash613

Gomez, Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South. By Ira Berlin616

Brotton, Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World. By David Buisseret617

Cartographic Encounters: Perspectives on Native American Mapmaking and Map Use, ed. Lewis. By Cynthia J. Van Zandt620

Lane, Pillaging the Empire: Piracy in the Americas, 1500–1750. By B. R. Burg622

A Shared Experience: Men, Women, and the History of Gender, ed. McCalland Yacavone. By Ann M. Little624

Gender in Eighteenth–Century England: Roles, Representations, and Responsibilities, ed. Barker and Chalus. By Margaret J. M. Ezell629

Dictionary of Virginia Biography. Volume I : Aaroe–Blanchfield, ed. Kneebone, Looney, Tarter, Treadway, Gentry, and Gunter. By W. W. Abbot631

Rountree and Davidson, Eastern Shore Indians of Virginia and Maryland. By Dennis B. Blanton633

Peterson, The Price of Redemption: The Spiritual Economy of Puritan New England. By Mark Valeri635

Hall, Separating Church and State: Roger Williams and Religious Liberty. By Carla Pestana637

Hanson, Necessary Virtue: The Pragmatic Origins of Religious Liberty in New England. By Carla Pestana637

Baker and Reid, The New England Knight: Sir William Phips, 1651–1695. By John A. Schutz639

Matson, Merchants and Empire: Trading in Colonial New York. By David Hancock641

Contact Points: American Frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi, 1750–1830, ed. Cayton and Teute. By Peter C. Mancall645

Dunn, Frontier Profit and Loss: The British Army and the Fur Traders, 1760–1764. By Keith R. Widder648

Melish, Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and “Race” in New England, 1780–1860. By Daniel R. Mandell650

Currie, The Constitution in Congress: The Federalist Period, 1789–1801. By Patrick J. Furlong651

Wahl, The Bondsman’s Burden: An Economic Analysis of the Common Law of Southern Slavery. By Robert J. Cottrol653

Burgett, Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic. By Nina Baym655

A Melancholy Scene of Devastation: The Public Response to the 1793 Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic, ed. Estes and Smith. By Bruce Dorsey657

Kann, A Republic of Men: The American Founders, Gendered Language, and Patriarchal Politics. By Cynthia A. Kierner660

Nelson, National Manhood: Capitalist Citizenship and the Imagined Fraternity of White Men. By Cynthia A. Kierner660

Lanier and Herman, Everyday Architecture of the Mid–Atlantic: Looking at Buildings and Landscapes. By Robert Wojtowicz663

Exploring Everyday Landscapes, ed. Adams and McMurry. By Robert Wojtowicz663

Lawson, The American Plutarch: Jeremy Belknap and the Historian’s Dialogue with the Past. By Sarah J. Purcell666

Peyer, The Tutor’d Mind: Indian Missionary– Writers in Antebellum America. By Nancy L. Hagedorn668

Kamensky, Governing the Tongue: The Politics of Speech in Early New England. By Sandra M. Gustafson671