Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 64, no. 4 October 2007

African Guardians, European Slave Ships, and the Changing
Dynamics of Power in the Early Modern Atlantic

Stephanie Smallwood

Roman Catholic Conservatism in a
New North Atlantic World, 1760–1829

Luca Codignola

A More Perfect Copy: David Rittenhouse and the
Reproduction of Republican Virtue

William Howell

The Commercial Ideology of Colonization in Jacobean England:
Robert Johnson, Giovanni Botero and the Pursuit of Greatness

Andrew Fitzmaurice

Notes and Documents

Abigail Adams, Bond Speculator
Woody Holton

Abigail Adams, Gender Politics, and the
History of Emily Montague: A Postscript

Elaine Crane

Review of Books

“Jefferson in Confucian Relief,” a review essay of Liu, Jiefeixun quan zhuan (A Complete Biography of Thomas Jefferson). By Andrew Burstein845

Delbourgo, A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America. By Sarah Rivett852

Mancall, Hakluyt’s Promise: An Elizabethan’s obsession for an English America. By Andrew Fitzmaurice855

Bell, The Imperial Orgins of the King’s Church in Early America, 1607–1783. By Travis Glasson859

Bannet, Empire of Letters: Letter Manuals and Transatlantic Correspondence, 1680–1820. By Sarah Pearsall862

Edelson, Plantation Enterprise in Colonial South Carolina. By Cara Anzilotti866

Block, Rape and Sexual Power in Early America. By Nancy Isenberg869

Blauvelt, The Work of the Heart: Young Women and Emotion 1780–1830. By Nicole Eustace871

Hatzenbuehler, “I Tremble for My Country”: Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia Gentry. By Peter Onuf874

Furstenberg, In the Name of the Father: Washington’s Legacy, Slavery, and the Making of a Nation. By Scott Casper878

Mason, Slavery and and Politics in the Early American Republic. By Eva Sheppard-Wolf881

Lauritz and Morrison, eds., Whither the early Republic: A Forum on the Future of the Field. By Richard Bell884