3D SER., 54, NO. 3 (JULY 1997)

The Female Opossum and the Nature of the New World 
Susan Scott Parrish
475

Representing the “True” St. Croix: Knowledge and Power in the Partition of the Northeast 
David Demeritt
515

Mapping an Empire: Cartographic and Colonial Rivalry in Seventeenth-Century Dutch and English North America 
Benjamin Schmidt
549

Notes and Documents

Early American History and the National History Standards 
Gary B. Nash
579

For “A Positive Profit”: The Federal Investment in the First Bank of the United States, 1792&#;1802 
Carl Lane
601

Reviews of Books

Brown, Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia. By Lois Green Carr 613

The Cambridge Economic History of the United States, Volume 1: The Colonial Era, ed. Engerman and Gallman. By Marc Egnal 615

Hall, Things of Darkness: Economies of Race and Gender in Early Modern England. By Karen Robertson 618

Rural Images: Estate Maps in the Old and New Worlds, ed. Buisseret By Michael Reed 620

Levy, Blasphemy: Verbal Offense against the Sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie. By Whitman H. Ridgway 621

Stinchcombe, Sugar Island Slavery in the Age of Enlightenment: The Political Economy of the Caribbean World. By Heather Cateau 624

Davis, Women on the Margins: Three Seventeenth-Century Lives. By Patricia Seed 626

Owen and Tolley, Courts of Admiralty in Colonial America: The Maryland Experience, 1634&#;1776. By Herbert A. Johnson 627

Cave, The Pequot War. By Robert S. Grumet 629

Williams, Slavery and Freedom in Delaware, 1639&#;1865. By Jean R. Soderlund 630

Brown, The Strength of a People: The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in America, 1650&#;1870. By Ronald J. Zboray 632

Pincus, Protestantism and Patriotism: Ideologies and the Making of English Foreign Policy, 1650&#;1668. By David William Voorhees 634

Jones, The Anglo-Dutch Wars of the Seventeenth Century. By Bernard Capp 636

Arneil, John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism. By John W. Yolton 638

Wacker and Clemens, Land Use in Early New Jersey: A Historical Geography. By Matti E. Kaups 640

Hoffer, The Devil&#;s Disciples: Makers of the Salem Witchcraft Trials.Breslaw, Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies.
By Kenneth P. Minkema 642

Common People and Their Material World: Free Men and Women in the Chesapeake, 1700&#;1830, ed. Harvey and Brown. By Gary Kulik 645

Fogleman, Hopeful Journeys: German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America, 1717&#;1775. By Mark Häberlein 647

Batinski, Jonathan Belcher, Colonial Governor. By Jere Daniell 649

American Artisans: Crafting Social Identity, 1750&#;1850, ed. Rock, Gilje, and Asher. By Walter Licht 650

Weddle, Changing Tides: Twilight and Dawn in the Spanish Sea, 1763&#;1803. By Colin M. MacLachlan 653

Din and Harkins, The New Orleans Cabildo: Colonial Louisiana&#;s First City Government, 1769&#;1803. By Light Townsend Cummins 655

The Transforming Hand of Revolution: Reconsidering the American Revolution as a Social Movement, ed. Hoffman and Albert. By W. Jeffrey Bolster 656

Zagarri, A Woman&#;s Dilemma: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution. Richards, Mercy Otis Warren. By Jacqueline S. Reinier 659

Morgan, The Devious Dr. Franklin, Colonial Agent: Benjamin Franklin&#;s Years in London. By Colin Bonwick 662

Banning, Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding.Banning, The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic.
By Richard K. Matthews 663

“Thomas Jefferson,” producer Burns. By Ralph Ketcham 667

Sloan, Principle and Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt. By Cathy Matson 669

The Papers of Robert Morris, 1781&#;1784, Volume 6: July 22–October 31, 1782, ed. Catanzariti, Ferguson, Nuxoll, Dearmont, Leventhal, Gallagher, Scherr, and Ver Steeg. Volume 7: November 1, 1782–May 4, 1783, ed. Catanzariti, Nuxoll, Gallagher, Mullen, Dearmont, and Ver Steeg. Volume 8: May 5–December 31, 1783, ed. Nuxoll, Gallagher, Dearmont, Mullen, Mattern, Ver Steeg, and Ferguson. By Paul H. Smith 671

Gilje, Rioting in America. By Peter Way 675

Looby, Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States. By Larzer Ziff 677

Kramer, Lafayette in Two Worlds: Public Cultures and Personal Identities in an Age of Revolutions. By Patrice Higonnet 679

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