Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 67, no. 2 April 2010

The Politics of Grass:
European Expansion, Ecological Change, and
Indigenous Power in the Southwest Borderlands

Abstract  | Web Supplement
Pekka Hämäläinen

Richard Ligon and the Atlantic Science of Commonwealths
Susan Scott Parrish

Exile on Spruce Street:
An Acadian History

Christopher Hodson

“Baptism doth not bestow Freedom”:
Missionary Anglicanism, Slavery, and
the Yorke-Talbot Opinion, 1701–30

Abstract  | Web Supplement
Travis Glasson

Sources and Interpretations

A 1748 “Petition of Negro Slaves”
and the Local Politics of Slavery in Jamaica

James Robertson

Reviews of Books

Peter C. Mancall, Pigs for Historians: Changes in the Land and Beyond 347

Silver, Our Savage Neighbors: How Indian War Transformed Early America. By Timothy J. Shannon376

Hämäläinen, The Comanche Empire. By Joshua Piker379

Pestana, Protestant Empire: Religion and the Making of the British Atlantic World. By Andrea Robertson Cremer383

Dierks, In My Power: Letter Writing and Communications in Early America; and Pearsall, Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century. By Alison Searle386