Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

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William and Mary Quarterly

Current Reviews

January 2017

“Notes on the State of the Constitution,” a review essay of Bilder, Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention.

“Salem’s Tragedy,” a review essay of Baker, A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience; and Ray, Satan and Salem: The Witch-Hunt Crisis of 1692.

Apap, The Genius of Place: The Geographic Imagination in the Early Republic.

Apel, Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Science and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic.

Juricek, Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763–1776.

Kelley, The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina.

Melton, Religion, Community, and Slavery on the Colonial Southern Frontier.

Parkinson, The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution.

Rao, National Duties: Custom Houses and the Making of the American State.

Tomlin, A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American Religious Life.