Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 70, no. 1 January 2013

The Raw and the Cold:
Five English Sailors in Sixteenth-Century Nunavut

Peter C. Mancall

Toussaint before Louverture:
New Archival Findings on the Early Life of Toussaint Louverture

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Philippe R. Girard and Jean-Louis Donnadieu

The Absentee Planter and the Key Slave:
Privilege, Patriarchalism, and Exploitation
in the Early Eighteenth-Century Caribbean

Keith Mason

Kaskaskia Social Network:
Kinship and Assimilation in the
French-Illinois Borderlands, 1695–1735

Robert Michael Morrissey

Sources and Interpretations

The “framing of a new world”:
Sir Balthazar Gerbier’s “Project for Establishing a New State in America,”
ca. 1649

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Vera Keller

Reviews of Books

“Objects in Geographic and Cultural Space,” a review essay of Jaffee, A New Nation of Goods:
The Material Culture of Early America
; and Yokota, Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation. By Marla R. Miller177

“Liberty’s Losers,” a review essay of Marshall, Remaking the British Atlantic: The United
States and the British Empire after American Independence
; Bannister and Riordan, eds., The Loyal Atlantic: Remaking the British Atlantic in the Revolutionary Era; and Chopra, Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City during the Revolution. By Edward G. Gray184

Bannet, Transatlantic Stories and the History of Reading, 1720–1810: Migrant Fictions. By
Will B. Mackintosh190

Winner, A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households
of Eighteenth-Century Virginia
. By Taylor Stoermer193

Haulman, The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America. By Joanna Cohen197