Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 69, no. 2 April 2012

Seeing Indios in Sixteenth-Century Castile
Nancy E. van Deusen

Witchcraft, Poison, Law, and Atlantic Slavery
Diana Paton

Fashioning Moccasins:
Detroit, the Manufacturing Frontier, and
the Empire of Consumption, 1701–1835

Catherine Cangany

The Handsome Tokens of a Funeral:
Glove-Giving and the Large Funeral in
Eighteenth-Century New England

Steven C. Bullock and Sheila McIntyre

Reviews of Books

“Toward a Different Iroquois History,” a review essay of Parmenter, The Edge of the Woods: Iroquoia, 1534–1701; Jordan, The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy; Preston, The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Frontiers of Iroquoia, 1667–1783; MacLeitch, Imperial Entanglements: Iroquois Change and Persistence on the Frontiers of Empire; Tiro, The People of the Standing Stone: The Oneida Nation from the Revolution through the Era of Removal; and Dennis, Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic By Edward Countryman347

Critical Forum
Maier, Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787–1788

Todd Estes, Perspectives, Points of Emphasis, and Lines of Analysis in the Narrative of the Ratification Debate 361

Saul Cornell, Idiocy, Illiteracy, and the Forgotten Voices of Popular Constitutionalism: Ratification and the Ideology of Originalism 365

Seth Cotlar, The View from Mount Vernon versus the People Out of Doors: Context and Conflict in the Ratification Debates 369

Maeva Marcus, The Constitution’s Court 373

R. B. Bernstein, Ratification’s Pathfinder, with Some Hints for Future Explorations 377

Pauline Maier, Narrative, Interpretation, and the Ratification of the Constitution 382

R. B. Bernstein, Recapitulating Three Themes 391

Saul Cornell, Evidence, Explanation, and the Ghost of Charles Beard 393

Seth Cotlar, Narrative, Interpretation, and “the People’s” Debate over the Constitution 395

Todd Estes, Power and Point of View in the Ratification Contest 398

Maeva Marcus, A Note of Appreciation for Documentary Editing 401

Pauline Maier, Ratification: A Response to Responses 402

Hinderaker, The Two Hendricks: Unraveling a Mohawk Mystery. By Elizabeth Mancke404

Lindman, Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America; and Finch, Dissenting Bodies: Corporealities in Early New England. By Amanda Porterfield407

Seeman, Death in the New World: Cross-Cultural Encounters, 1492–1800. By Lorena S. Walsh410

Bailey, Race and Redemption in Puritan New England. By Wendy Warren414