Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 63, no. 2 April 2006

Class in Early America: An Introduction
Simon Middleton and Billy G. Smith

The Specter of the Commonalty: Class Struggle and the
Commonweal in England before the Atlantic World

David Rollison

The Thief, the Householder, and the Commons: Languages of
Class in Seventeenth-Century Virginia

Peter Thompson

What Difference Does a Mode Make? A Comparison of Two
Seventeenth-Century Colonies: Canada and Newfoundland

Robert C. H. Sweeny

Class War? Class Struggles during the American
Revolution in Virginia

Michael A. McDonnell

Manners and Class in the Revolutionary Era:
A Transatlantic Comparison

C. Dallett Hemphill

Reviews of Books

Jasanoff, Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and the Conquest in the East, 1750–1850. By Philip J. Stern373

Dening, Beach Crossings: Voyaging Across Times, Cultures, and Self. By Roger Abrahams377

“Brave New Worlds: Beyond the English Atlantic,” a review essay of Appelbaum and Sweet, eds., Envisioning an English Empire: Jamestown and the Making of the North Atlantic World; and Armitage and Braddick, eds., The British Atlantic World, 1500–1800. By Simon P. Newman380

“They Were All Atlanticists Then,” a review essay of McCusker and Morgan, The Early Modern Atlantic Economy: Essays on Transatlantic Enterprise; and Coclanis, ed., The Atlantic Economy during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Organization, Operation, Practice, and Personnel. By Gloria Main385

“Constructing Colonialism: Carrolling in the Late Colonial British World,” a review essay of Hoffman, Mason, and Darcy, eds., Dear Papa, Dear Charley: The Peregrinations of a Revolutionary Aristocrat, as Told by Charles Carroll of Carrollton and His Father, Charles Carroll of Annapolis, with Sundry Observations on Bastardy, Child-Rearing, Romance, Matrimony, Commerce, Tobacco, Slavery, and the Politics of Revolutionary America. By Jack Greene392

Anderson and Cayton, The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America 1500–2000. By Peter Way403

Silverman, Faith and Boundaries: Colonists, Christianity, and Community among the Wampanoag Indians of Martha’s Vineyard, 1600–1871. By Colin Calloway407

Weeks, Paths to a Middle Ground: The Diplomacy of Natchez, Boukfouka, Nogales, and San Fernando de las Barrancas, 1791–1795. By Steven Hackel409

Larkin, Thomas Paine and the Literature of Revolution. By Philip Gould412

Vickers with Walsh, Young Men and the Sea: Yankee Seafarers in the Age of Sail. By Joseph Cullon416

Kann, Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy: Liberty and Power in the Early American Republic. By Roger Lane419

Hessinger, Seduced, Abandoned, and Reborn: Visions of Youth in Middle-Class America, 1780–1850. By Susan Branson421