3D SER., 58, NO. 4 (OCTOBER 2001)

Fire of Liberty: Firefighters, Urban Voluntary Culture, and the Revolution Movement
Benjamin L. Carp
781

ÜMotives of Peculiar Urgency”: Local Diplomacy in Louisiana, 1803&#;1821
Peter J. Kastor
819

Forum: Jews and Pietists in Early America

Richard J. Ross, Intoduction: Intersecting Diasporas 849

Holly Snyder, A Tree with Two Different Fruits: The Jewish Encounter with German Pietists in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World 855

A. G. Roeber, What the Law Requires Is Written on Their Hearts: Noachic and Natural Law among German-Speakers in Early Modern North America 883

Forum: The Making of a Slave Conspiracy, part 1

Robert A. Gross, Editor&#’s Introduction 913

Michael P. Johnson, Denmark Vesey and His Co-Conspirators 915

Reviews of Books

Possible Pasts: Becoming Colonial in Early America , ed. St. George. By David Waldstreicher 977

Caribbeana: An Anthology of English Literature of the West Indies, 657&#;1777 , ed Krise. By Richard Drayton 981

Higman, Writing West Indian Histories . By Richard Drayton 981

Rabb, Jacobean Gentleman: Sir Edwin Sandys, 562&#;1629 . By David Edwards 983

Deetz and Deetz, The Times of Their Lives: Life, Love, and Death in Plymouth Colony . By John Demos 986

Schmidt, Hearing Things: Religion, Illusion, and the American Enlightenment . By Margaret C.Jacob 989

Andrews The Methodists and Revolutionary America, 760&#;1800: The Shaping of an Evangelical Culture . By Donald G. Mathews 993

Lyerly, Methodism and the Southern Mind, 770&#;1810 . By Donald G. Mathews 993

ÜHistory after Virtue,” a review-essay of Pocock, Barbarism and Religion . Volume I: The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon, 1737&#;1764. Volume II: Narratives of Civil Government. By Adam Potkay 997

New Faces of the Fur Trade: Selected Papers of the Seventh North American Fur Trade Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 995 , ed. Fiske, Sleeper-Smith, and Wicken. By Jennifer S. H. Brown 1006

Plank, An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign against the Peoples of Acadia . By Fred Anderson 1010

Nicolson, The ÜInfamas Govener”: Francis Bernard and the Origins of the American Revolution . By William Pencak 1013

Triber, A True Republican: The Life of Paul Revere . By William Pencak 1013

ÜMilitary Genius at Work: Winning the Revolutionary War in the South,” a review-essay of The Papers of General Nathanael Greene . Volume VII: 26 December 1780&#;29 March 1781, ed. Showman, Conrad, Parks, and Stevens. Volume VIII: 30 March–10 July 1781, ed. Conrad, Parks, King, and Showman, Volume IX: 11 July–2 December 1781, ed. Conrad, Parks, and King. Volume X: 3 December–6 April 1782, ed. Conrad, Parks, and King. Volume XI: 7 April–30 September 1782, ed. Conrad and Parks. By Paul David Nelson 1017

Ward, The War for Independence and the Transformation of American Society . By Don Higginbotham 1022

Conway, The British Isles and the War of American Independence . By Eliga H. Gould 1025

Fox, Sweet Land of Liberty: The Ordeal of the American Revolution in Northampton County, Pennsylvania . By Terry Bouton 1028

Beyond Philadelphia: The American Revolution in the Pennsylvania Hinterland , ed. Frantz and Pencak. By Terry Bouton 1028

Pasley, ÜThe Tyranny of Printers”: Newspaper Politics in the Early American Republic . By Andie Tucher 1031

Adair, The Intellectual Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy: Republicanism, the Class Struggle, and the Virtuous Farmers , ed. Yellin. By Peter S. Onuf 1035

ÜThe Monticello Mystery&#;Case Continued,” a review-essay of The Jefferson-Hemings Myth: An American Travesty , ed. Coates; Woodson, A President in the Family: Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and Thomas Woodson; and Stanton, Free Some Day: The African American Families of Monticello. By Alexander O. Boulton 1039

Kaplan, Thomas Jefferson: Westward the Course of Empire . By Peter J. Kastor 1047

Burstein, America&#’s Jubilee: How in 826 a Generation Remembered Fifty Years of Independence . By John McWilliams 1048


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