Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 57, no. 4 October 2000

Notes and Documents

Taking Account of Property:
Stratification among the Creek Indians in
the Early Nineteenth Century

Claudio Saunt

Rebellion of the Regulars:
Working Soldiers and the Mutiny of 1763–1764

Peter Way

“A plain and natural right to Life and Liberty”:
An Early Natural Rights Attack on the Excesses of the
Slave System in Colonial British America

Jack P. Greene

Reviews of Books

“Notes on Life since A Little Commonwealth: Family and Gender History since 1970,” an essay-review of Demos, A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony; Wilson, Ye Heart o fa Man; Jabour, Marriage in the Early Republic; and Kierner, Beyond the Household. By Helena M. Wall809

“Whither the Progress of Inequality?” an essay-review of Inequality in Early America, ed. Pestana and Salinger. By Allan Kulikoff825

Kidd, British Identities before Nationalism: Ethnicity and Nationhood in the Atlantic World, 1600–1860. By Richard R. Johnson833

Price, British Society, 1680–1880: Dynamism, Containment, and Change. By Richard R. Johnson833

Clark, British Clubs and Societies 1580–1800: The Origins of an Associational World. By David S. Shields836

Dooley, The Social History of Skepticism: Experience and Doubt in Early Modern Culture. By By Christopher Grasso839

Ellison, Cato’s Tears and the Making of Anglo-American Emotion. By By G. J. Barker-Benfield842

Goodwin, An Archeology of Manners: The Polite World of the Merchant Elite of Colonial Massachusetts. By By Phyllis Whitman Hunter845

Gray, New World Babel. Languages and Nations in Early America. By By Kathleen M. Bragdon848

Carson, Searching for the Bright Path: The Mississippi Choctaws from Prehistory to Removal. By Claudio Saunt850

Merwick, The Death of a Notary: Conquest and Change in Colonial New York. By Mary Beth Norton852

Ingersoll, Mammon and Manon in Early New Orleans. By By Emily Clark855

Saunt, A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733–1816. By By Edward J. Cashin858

Parker, Scottish Highlanders in Colonial Georgia: The Recruitment, Emigration, and Settlement at Darien, 1735–1748. By Aaron M. Shatzman860

Shannon, Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754 By Edward Countryman862

Anderson, Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754–1766. By Ian K. Steele864

Gould, The Persistence of Empire: British Political Culture in the Age of the American Revolution. By T. H. Breen868

Rhoden, Revolutionary Anglicanism: The Colonial Church of England Clergy during the American Revolution. By Jon Butler870

“An American Character,” an essay-review of Rasmussen and Tilton, George Washington.. The Man Behind the Myths, and Rhodehamel, The Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic. By Rosemarie Zagarri873

Dreadful Visitations: Confronting Natural Catastrophe in the Age of the Enlightenment, ed. Johns. By John L. Brooke878

Dunn, Sister Revolutions: French Lightning, American Light. By Ronald Schechter880

Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture, ed. Lewis and Onuf. By Martha Hodes883

Wallace, Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans. By Philip Deloria886

Lew, The Origins of the Bill of Rights. By Rodney A. Smolla891

Thomas Jefferson and the Education of a Citizen., ed. Gilreath By Melvin Yazawa893

Waldstreicher, In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776–1820. By Jeffrey L. Pasley896

Eslinger, Citizens of Zion: The Social Origins of Camp Meeting Revivalism. By Christine Leigh Heyrman900

Gillespie, Free Labor in an Unfree World, White Artisans in Slaveholding Georgia, 1789–1860. By Tim Lockley902