Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 73, no. 3 July 2016

Atlantic Iron: Wood Scarcity and the Political Ecology of Early English Expansion
Abstract
Keith Pluymers
389

The Pleasures of Taxonomy: Casta Paintings, Classification, and Colonialism
Abstract
Rebecca Earle
427

Conciliarism and the American Founding
Abstract
Michael D. Breidenbach
467

Vitalism in America: Elihu Palmer’s Radical Religion in the Early Republic
Abstract
Kirsten Fischer
501

Reviews of Books
Critical Forum
DuPlessis, The Material Atlantic:
Clothing, Commerce, and Colonization in the Atlantic World, 1650–1800

John Styles, An Ocean of Textiles 531

Tamara J. Walker, The Material Bonds of Slavery 538

Beverly Lemire, Distant Cargoes and Local Cultures in the Material Atlantic 543

Timothy J. Shannon, Uniformity and Fashion in the Atlantic World 549

Robert S. DuPlessis, Response: Meanings and Ironies in “Atlantic Dress” 555

“New Histories of the Pirates,” a review essay of Burgess, The Politics of Piracy: Crime and Civil Disobedience in Colonial America; Hanna, Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570–1740; and McDonald, Pirates, Merchants, Settlers, and Slaves: Colonial America and the Indo-Atlantic World. By Owen Stanwood561

“North America’s Maroons,” a review essay of Diouf, Slavery’s Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons; and Sayers, A Desolate Place for Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp. By Katharine Gerbner568

Faber, Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America. By James D. Drake574

Fatovic, America’s Founding and the Struggle over Economic Inequality. By Terry Bouton578

McCleskey, The Road to Black Ned’s Forge: A Story of Race, Sex, and Trade on the Colonial American Frontier. By Honor Sachs582

Milne, Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana. By Arnaud Balvay586

Morrissey, Empire by Collaboration: Indians, Colonists, and Governments in Colonial Illinois Country. By Andrew Sturtevant589

Mulford, Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire. By Francis D. Cogliano593

Murphy, Building the Empire State: Political Economy in the Early Republic. By Hannah Farber596

Perl-Rosenthal, Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution. By Eric Hinderaker602