Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 68, no. 1 January 2011

Geographies of Power:
Mapping Indian Borders in the
“Borderlands” of the Early Southwest

Abstract  | Web Supplement
Juliana Barr

The “tragicall historie”:
Cannibalism and Abundance in Colonial Jamestown

Rachel B. Herrmann

New World Tempests:
Environment, Scarcity, and the
Coming of the Pequot War

Abstract  | Web Supplement
Katherine A. Grandjean


John Carroll and the Origins of
an American Catholic Church, 1783–1815

Catherine O’Donnell

Sources and Interpretations

“A Slave” Writes Thomas Jefferson
Thomas N. Baker

Reviews of Books

Kaminski et al., eds., The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, volumes 19–23, Ratification of the Constitution by the States. New York. By Pauline Maier155

Breen, American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the People. By Robert G. Parkinson160

Calvert, Quaker Constitutionalism and the Political Thought of John Dickinson; and Calhoon, Political Moderation in America’s First Two Centuries. By Ellen Holmes Pearson164

Mandell, Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780–1880; and Rosen, American Indians and State Law: Sovereignty, Race, and Citizenship, 1790–1880. By Mark Rifkin168

“Children and Childhood,” a review essay of Mintz, Huck’s Raft: A History of American Childhood; Marten, ed., Children and Youth in a New Nation; and Herndon and Murray, eds., Children Bound to Labor: The Pauper Apprentice System in Early America. By Mary Niall Mitchell173