Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 64, no. 2 April 2007

Roundtable

Jack Greene, Colonial History and National History: Reflections on a Continuing Problem.235

David Armitage, From Colonial History to Postcolonial History: A Turn Too Far?251

Eliga H. Gould, The Question of Home Rule.255

Michael Zuckerman, Exceptionalism After All; Or, the Perils of Postcolonialism.259

Kariann Yokota, Postcolonialism and Material Culture in the Early United States.263

Adam Rothman, Beware the Weak State.271

Robin L. Einhorn, The Nation is Already There.275

Jack Greene, Elaborations.281

“So immense a power in the affairs of war”: Alexander Hamilton
and the Restoration of Public Credit

Max Edling
287

Notes and Documents

Pleasures of the Smoke: “Black Virginians” in Georgian
London’s Tobacco Shops

Catherine Molineux
327

A Letter from Carolina, 1688: French Huguenots in the New World  | Web Supplement
Molly McClain and Alessa Ellefson
377

The 1701 “Act for the Better Ordering of Slaves”: Reconsidering the
History of Slavery in Proprietary South Carolina

L. H. Roper
395

Reviews of Books

Bender, A Nation among Nations: America’s Place in World History. By Johann Neem419

DuVal, The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent. By Gregory Dowd424

Merwick, The Shame and the Sorrow: Dutch-American Encounters in New Netherland. By Kathleen DuVal427

Bond, French Colonial Louisiana and the Atlantic World. By Sophie White430

Davies, Catharine Macauley and Mercy Otis Warren:The Revolutionary Atlantic and the Politics of Gender. By Ruth Bloch433

“Performance, Theater, and Culture in the Colonial Americas and Early United States,” a review essay of Johnson, Absence and Memory in Colonial American Theatre: Fiorelli’s Plaster; Richards, Drama, Theatre, and Identity in the American New Republic; and Castillo, Colonial Encounters in New World Writing, 1500–1786: Performing America. By Amelia Kritzer436

Weyler, Intricate Relations: Sexual and Economic Desire in American Fiction, 1789–1814. By Catherine Kerrison441

Hobson, The Papers of John Marshall, Vol. XII: Correspondence, Papers, and Selected Judicial Opinions; and Looney, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: The Retirement Series, Volume 1: 4 March–15 November 1809. By Ralph Ketcham444