Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 57, no. 2 April 2000

Mystical Pregnancy and Holy Bleeding:
Visionary Experience in Early Modern
Britain and America

Susan Juster

The Immaculate Ovum:
Jonathan Edwards and the
Construction of the Female Body

Ava Chamberlain

Colonial Saints:
Gender, Race and Hagiography in New France

Allan Greer

A Prophetess in Her Own Country:
An Exegesis of Anne Hutchinson’s
“Immediate Revelation”

Michael G. Ditmore

Acting the Manly Christian:
White Evangelical Masculinity in
Revolutionary Virginia

Janet Moore Lindman

Reviews of Books

West, Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America. By Joseph J. Ellis417

Wills, A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government. By Joseph J. Ellis417

Royster, The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company: A Story of George Washington’s Times. By Gordon S. Wood422

Seelye, Memory’s Nation: The Place of Plymouth Rock. By Simon P. Newman426

James, John Clarke and His Legacies: Religion and Law in Colonial Rhode Island, 1638–1750, ed. Bozeman. By W. Clark Gilpin428

Hoffer, The Salem Witchcraft Trials: A Legal History. By Russell K. Osgood430

Taves, Fits, Trances, and Visions: Experiencing Religion and Explaining Experience from Wesley to James. By Amanda Porterfield432

Brekus, Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740–1845. By Nancy Isenberg435

Lambert, Inventing the “Great Awakening”. By Joseph Conforti439

McConville, These Daring Disturbers of the Public Peace: The Struggle for Property and Power in Early New Jersey. By Marjoleine Kars442

Banner, Anglo-American Securities Regulation: Cultural and Political Roots, 1690–1860. By Herbert Sloan445

Mintz, Seeds of Empire: The Revolutionary Conquest of the Iroquois. By Daniel K. Richter448

Gutjahr, An American Bible: A History of the Good Book in the United States, 1777–1880. By Hugh Amory450

Fitzmier, New England; Moral Legislator: Timothy Dwight, 1752–1817. By John Canup453

Melton, The First Impeachment: The Constitution’s Framers and the Case of Senator William Blount. By J. Thomas Wren455

Cornog, The Birth of Empire: DeWitt Clinton and the American Experience, 1769–1828. By James J. Kirschke457

Baepler, White Slaves, African Masters: An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity Narratives. By Robert J. Allison459