Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 62, no. 4 October 2005

The Consumer Culture of the Middle Atlantic, 1760–1820
Paul G.E. Clemens

Fashion and the Culture Wars of Revolutionary Philadelphia
Kate Haulman

A Democracy of Facts, An Empire of Reason: Swallow Submersion
and Natural History in the Early American Republic

Andrew J. Lewis

Male Pleasure and the Genders of Eighteenth-Century
Botanic Exchange: A Garden Tour

Thomas Hallock

Sovereign Remedies: Natural Authority and the
Counterblaste to Tobacco

Michael Ziser

Reviews of Books

“The Founding Fathers in Early American Historiography: A View from Abroad” a review essay of Adams, Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life; Bernstein, Thomas Jefferson; Booraem, Young Hickory: The Making of Andrew Jackson; Foner, Tom Paine and Revolutionary America; Haw, John and Edward Rutledge of South Carolina; Lewis, Jr., John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union; Matthews, Forgotten Founder: The Life and Times of Charles Pickney; McGaughy, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia: A Portrait of an American Revolutionary; Miller, Envoy to the Terror: Gouverneur Morris and the French Revolution; Unger, Lafayette; Waldstreicher, Runaway America: Benjamin Fraklin, slavery, and the American Revolution; Waldstreicher, Runaway America: Benjamin Fraklin, slavery, and the American Revolution; Warner, John the Painter: Terrorist of the American Revolution; Wiencek, An Imperfect God: George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America; and Wood, The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin. By Trevor Burnard745

Pasley, Robertson, and Waldstreicher, eds., Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic. By Alan Taylor764

Holifield, Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the Puritans to the Civil War. By Mark Valeri767

Gelles, The Letters of Abigail Levy Franks, 1733–1748. By Pamela S. Nadell771

“Pocahontas: (De)Constructing an American Myth” a review essay of Townsend, Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma; Rountree, Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanough: Three Indian Lives Changed by Jamestown; Allen, Pocahontas: Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat; and Price, Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Heart of a New Nation. By Michelle LeMaster774

Wilson, ed., A New Imperial History: Culture, Identity and Modernity in Britain and the Empire 1660–1840. By Alison Games781

Pestana, The English Atlantic in an Age of Revolution 1640–1661. By John Wood Sweet785

Mancke, The Fault Lines of Empire: Political Differentiation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, ca. 1760–1830, and Hinderaker and Mancall, At the Edge of Empire: The Backcountry in British North America. By Timothy J. Shannon788

Sweet, Bodies Politic: Negotiating Race in the American North, 1730–1830. By Catherine Kelly791

Pencak and Richter, eds., Friends and Enemies in Penn’s Woods: Indians, Colonists, and the Racial Construction of Pennsylvania. By Jane T. Merritt795

Ward, The Politics of Liberty in England and Revolutionary America. By Craig Yirush798

McNamara, From Tavern to Courthouse: Architecture and Ritual in American Law, 1658–1860; and Lounsbury, The Courthouse of Early Virginia: An Architectural History. By Christopher Lawrence Tomlins801

Ryan, ed., The Worlds of Jacob Eichholtz: Portrait Painter of the Early Republic. By Wendy Bellion807

Johnson and Burling, The Colonial American Stage, 1665–1774: A Documentary Calendar; and Nathans, Early American Theatre from the Revolution to Thomas Jefferson: Into the Hands of the People. By Jason Shaffer812

Friend, Along the Maysville Road: The Early American Republic in the Trans-Appalachian West. By Marion Nelson Winship815