Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 48, no. 2 April 1991

Crevecoeur’s American:
Beginning the World Anew

Norman S. Grabo

Free Blacks in a Slave Society:
New Orleans 1718–1812

Thomas N. Ingersoll

Prisoner Exchange and Parole in the
American Revolution

Betsy Knight

Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America— A Symposium

Jack P. Greene, Transplanting Moments: Inheritance in the Formation of American Culture224

Virginia DeJohn Anderson, The Origins of New England Culture231

James Horn, Cavalier Culture? The Social Development of Colonial Virginia238

Barry Levy, Quakers, the Delaware Valley, and North Midlands Emigration to

Ned C. Landsman, Border Cultures, the Backcountry, and “North British” Emigration
to America

David Hackett Fischer, Albion and the Critics: Further Evidence and Reflection260

Review of Books

Warner, The Letters of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America. By Charles E. Clark311

Brown, Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700–1865. By Rodney D. Olsen313

The Age of William III and Mary II: Power, Politics, and Patronage, 1688–1702: A Reference Encyclopedia and Exhibition Catalogue, ed. MacCubbin and Hamilton-Phillips. By A. E.
Wallace Maurer316

Brown, Benjamin Silliman: A Life in the Young Republic. By R. Jackson Wilson320

Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785–1812. By
Philip Greven325

Kennedy, Orders from France: The Americans and the French in a Revolutionary World, 1780–1820. By Robert L. Alexander328

Hellenbrand, The Unfinished Revolution: Education and Politics in the Thought of Thomas Jefferson. By Melvin Yazawa329

Clark, The Roots of Rural Capitalism: Western Massachusetts, 1780–1860s. By Thomas

Soltow, Distribution of Wealth and Income in the United States in 1798. By Edwin J. Perkins334

Rutland, The Presidency of James Madison. By Peter P. Hill336

Hickey, The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict. By Jane Errington338